Elevation of Constantine and Maxentius. Six emperors at the same time. Death of
Maximian and Galerius. Victories of Constantine over Maxentius and Licinius.
Reunion of the empire under the authority of Constantine. THE balance of power
The name, as well as the situation, of Maxentius, determined in his favour the
popular enthusiasm. Maxentius was the son of the emperor Maxi- mian, and he
had married the daughter of Gale- t rms- His birth and alliance seemed to offer
In the west, Six em- Constantine and Maxentius affected to reverence B t^ie'r
fatner Maximian. In the east, Licinius and Maximin honoured with more real
consideration their benefactor Galerius. The opposition of interest, and the
memory of a ...
A great number of the French youth were likewise exposed to the same cruel and
ignominious death. t Julian excludes Maxentius from the banquet of the Caesars
with abhorrence and contempt ; and Zosimus (lib. 2. p. M.) accuses him of every ...
A very idle rumour soon prevailed, that Maxentius, who had not taken any
precaution for his own retreat, had contrived a very artful snare to destroy the
army of the pursuers ; but that the wooden bridge which was to have been
loosened on 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
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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