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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 ...
Yet the authority of Con- stantine was less precarious, and his government was
more successful, than the transient reigns of Marcus and of Gratian. The danger
of leaving his inactive troops in those camps, which had been twice polluted with
on the horses and charioteers, their minds agitated with hope and fear, for the
success of the colours which they espoused ; and the happiness of Rome
appeared to hang on the event of a race.11 The same immoderate ardour
inspired their ...
The usurpation of Constantine, who received tionsof the purple from the legions
of Britain, had been Spain*1"1 successful ; and seemed to be secure. His title ^P.
409' was acknowledged, from the wall of Antoninus to the columns of Hercules; ...
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
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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