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... Death of Chosroes or Nushirvan.—His Son Hormouz, a Tyrant, is deposed.—
Usurpation of Bahram.—Flight and Restoration of Chosroes II. —His Gratitude to
the Romans.—The Chagan of the Avars.—Revolt of the Army against Maurice.
Wars of Maurice against the Avars - - 2 Oc State of the Roman Armies * - 203
Their Discontent * * - 2O5 And Rebellion * • 2O6 602 Election of Phocas * - ib.
Revolt of Constantinople - - 2O7 Death of Maurice and his Children - 2 I Co 602–
Three thousand brass plates, the acts of the senate and people, were deposited
in the Capitol “; and some of the aćts, as the Julian law against extortion,
surpassed the number of an hundred chapters *. The Decemvirs had neglected
to import ...
The Decemvirs had been named, and their tables were approved by an
assembly of the centuries, in which riches preponderated against numbers. To
the first class of Romans, the proprietors of one hundred thousand pounds of
copper * ...
On this occasion his editor, Reimar, joins the universal censure which freedom
and criticism have pronounced against that slavish historian. 39 The word (Lex
Regia) was still more recent than the thing. The slaves of Commodus or
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volum 6
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1914