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and betrayed the unhappy pr0vinee<k Oflrlnth, Afgdsj Sparta, yielded without
resistance to the arms of the Goths ; and the most fortunate of the inhabitants
were saved, by death, from beholding the slavery of their families, and the
... and the calamities of Greece.1* He is at- The last hope of a people who could
no longer StiUchoby depend on their arms, their gods, or their so- A. D. 397.
vereign, was placed in the powerful assistance of the general of the west; and
his army with the accumulated spoils of three hundred triumphs.1" . , f'l^Tn* ^"ie
scarcity of facte* and the uncertainty of *»-Uo4. dates/ oppose our attempts to
describe the circumstances of the first invasion of Italy by the arms of Alaric.
to Acilius the consul, after he had subdued, by his arms and counsels, the power
of king Antiochus. The ostentation of displaying, of magnifying, perhaps, the rent-
roll of the estates which they possess in all the provinces, from the rising to the ...
From the extremity, perhaps, of the Quirinal hill, to the distant quarter of the
Vatican, a numerous detachment of Goths, marching in order of battle through the
principal streets, protected, with glittering arms, the long train of their devout ...
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LibraryThing ReviewBrukerevaluering - LisaMaria_C - LibraryThing
I feel decidedly ambivalent about this book. My rating reflects that ultimately I didn't want to stick with it; I didn't find its pleasures and degree of informativeness worth the slogging through ... Les hele vurderingen
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A classic of historical literature, in two volumes. The author details the history to the fall in the first volume, and the byzantine period in the second volume. 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
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volum 3
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1900