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The virtues and victories of Stilicho deserved the hatred of Rufinus ; and the arts
of calumny might have been successful, if the tender and vigilant Serena had not
protected her husband against his domestic foes, whilst he vanquished in the ...
But the amorous impatience, which Clau- dian attributes to the young prince,"
must excite the smiles of the court; and his beauteous spouse (if she deserved
the praise of beauty) had not much to fear or to hope from the passions of her
Claudian feels the honour like a man who deserved it. (in pi. ilat. Bell. Get.) The
original inscription, on marble, was found at Rome, in the fifteenth century, in die
house of Pomponius l,;c-tus. The statue of a poet, far superior to Clandian, • 'njl-i
6. p. 8. edit. Ruinart) calls him, acerconsilio et strenuus in hello ; but his courage,
when he became unfortunate, was censured as desperate rashness ; and
Sebastian deserved, or obtained, the epithet otpracceps. (Sidon. Appollinar.
The birth of the empress Eudoxia was equal to his own, and her charms and
tender affection deserved those testimonies of love, which her inconstant
husband dissipated in vague and unlawful amours. Petronius Maximus, a
wealthy senator ...
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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