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... consent of mankind, as the lawful emperors of the east, and of the west ; and
the oath of fidelity was eagerly taken by every order of the state : the senates of
old and new Rome, the clergy, the magistrates, the soldiers, and the people.
The clergy were edified by his frequent visits, and. i Taceo de Alarico . . . saepe
vie-to, saepe'concluso, semperque dimisso. O rosins , lib. 7. c. 37. p. 567.
Claudian (6. Cons. Hon. 320.) drops the curtain with a fine image. " The
remainder of ...
But as the Pelagian controversy ,z which attempts to sound the abyss of grace
and predestination, soon became the serious employment of the Latin clergy; the
Providence which had decreed, or foreseen, or permitted such a train of moral
The British church .might be composed of thirty or forty bishops,0 with an
adequate proportion of the inferior clergy ; and the want of riches (for they seem
to have been poord) would compel them to deserve the public esteem, by a
decent and ...
The pastoral labours of the archbishop of nUtration Constantinople provoked,
and graduallly united fa.ts.e~ against him, two sorts of enemies; the aspiring Ajfi •
398 clergy, who envied his success, and the obstinate sinners who were
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LibraryThing ReviewBrukerevaluering - LisaMaria_C - LibraryThing
I feel decidedly ambivalent about this book. My rating reflects that ultimately I didn't want to stick with it; I didn't find its pleasures and degree of informativeness worth the slogging through ... Les hele vurderingen
LibraryThing ReviewBrukerevaluering - quantum_flapdoodle - LibraryThing
A classic of historical literature, in two volumes. The author details the history to the fall in the first volume, and the byzantine period in the second volume. Les hele vurderingen
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volum 1
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1841
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volum 2
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1901
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volum 3
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1900