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Alaric and Radagaisus, may justify the fame of his early achievements ; and in an
age less attentive to the laws of honour, or of pride, the Roman generals might
yield the pre-eminence of rank, to the ascendant of superior genius.
... with more regard to the value of the materials, than to the elegance of the
workmanship : the female captives submitted to the laws of war ; the enjoyment
Of beauty was the reward of valour ; and the Greeks could not reasonably
complain of ...
i The Visigoths (th« subjects of Adolphus) restrained, by subsequent laws, the
prodigality oi conjugal love. It was illegal for a husband to make any gift or set-
Uement for the benefit of his wife during the first year of their marriage ; and his ...
By a positive declaration, the validity of all future laws was limited to the
dominions of their peculiar author; unless he should think proper to communicate
them, subscribed with his. e Tho original writerf are not agreed (see Muratori,
Valentmian published several humane laws, to relieve the distress of his
Numidian and Mauritaniansub- jects : he discharged them, in a great measure,
from the payment of their debts, reduced their tribute to one-eighth, and gave
them a right ...
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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
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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