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But the tribunes soon established a more specious and popular maxim, that
every citizen has an equal right to enact the laws which he is bound to obey.
Instead of the centuries, they convened the tribes ; and the patricians, after an
Yet as long as the tribes successively passed over narrow bridges *, and gave
their voices aloud, the conduct of each citizen was exposed to the eyes and ears
of his friends and countrymen. The insolvent debtor consulted the wishes of his ...
... scales were introduced into every payment, and the heir who accepted a
testament, was sometimes obliged to snap his fingers, to cast away his garments,
and to leap and dance with real or affected transport”. If a citizen pursued any
... and instruct a citizen for the duties of social life. Of these, the armour of the °; #
P. stoics “was found to be of the firmest. 55 Perturbatricem autem omnium harum
rerum academiam, hanc ab Arcefila et Carneade recentem, exoremus ut fileat, ...
Arms, eloquence, and the fludy of the civil law, promoted a citizen to the honours
of the Roman state; and the three professions were sometimes more
conspicuous by their union in the same charaćter. In the composition of the edićt,
a learned ...
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In The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Edward Gibbon argues that the loss of civic virtue amongst the Romans enabled barbarian invaders to succeed in their conquest. The book traces the period ... Les hele vurderingen
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One of Gibbons' major theses is that the rise of Christianity, with its emphasis on other-worldly concerns, was a major factor in the decline of the Roman empire. In his notes, Milman, a minister, attempts to counter these conclusions. Les hele vurderingen
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volum 7
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1914