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Siege of Constantinople by the Persians and Avars.-Persian Expeditions.—
Wićlories and Triumph of Heraclius. - A. D. - Page Contest of Rome and Persia - •
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... was changed by the last Tarquin into lawless despotism; and when the kingly
office C H. Laws of the kings of Rome. 6 The constitutional history of the kings of
Rome may be studied in the first book of Livy, and more copiously in Dionysius ...
... the principal minister was accused of a secret aversion to the Christian faith,
and was supposed to entertain the sentiments of an Atheist and a Pagan, which
have been imputed, inconsistently enough, to the last philosophers of Greece.
As the legislator of the empire, Justinian might repeal the acts of the Antonines, or
condemn, as seditious, the free principles, which were maintained by the last of
the Roman lawyers”. But the existence of past facts is placed beyond the reach ...
In the age of peace and learning, between Cicero and the last of the Antonines,
many losses had been already sustained, and some luminaries of the school, or
forum, were known only to the curious by tradition and report. Three hundred and
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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 6
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1914