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Carausius still preserved the possession of Boulogne and the adjacent country.
His fleets rode triumphant in the channel, commanded the mouths of the Seine
and of the Rhine, ravaged the coasts of the ocean, and diffused beyond the ...
Armenia, and the sacred images of the sun and moon, were broken in pieces by
the zeal of the conqueror; and the perpetual fire of Ormuzd was kindled and
preserved upon an altar erected on the summit of mount Bagavan.1 Revolt of It
His diligence preserved his wife, his son, and his treasures, which he had
deposited at Sirmium. ... 1 Cibalis or Cibalae (whose name is still preserved in
the obscure ruins of SwiJei) was situated about fifty miles from Sirmium, the
capital of ...
It still remains probable that they changed their name, preserved their manners,
adopted some turn articles of faith, and gradually became the fathers of the
Egyptian Ascetics. b See a letter of Hadrian, in the Augustan History, p. 245. » For
... and this extraordinary number is attested by Grotius, a a man of genius and
learning, who preserved his moderation amidst the fury of contending sects, and
who composed the annals of his own age and country, at a time when the
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Gibbon's third volume of The Decline and Fall seems to stray from the purpose stated in volume one. I think he just got carried away by the sweep of history. The melodious style and easy learning are still present but I was suffering from Gibbon fatigue by the third volume and we were off course. Les hele vurderingen