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But instead of pursuing his expedition by land , he was rejoiced to shelter the
relics of his army in the friendly seaport of Satalia . From thence he embarked for
Antioch ; but so penurious was the supply of Greek vessels that they could only ...
shal of France commanded an army which did not exceed the number of a
thousand knights and squires . These splendid names were the source of
presumption and the bane of discipline . So many might aspire to command that
none were ...
189 . feats Alaric at Pollentia , iii . 321 . Stature , Roman military , reduction in
Expels him from Italy , iii . 324. Trithe standard , ii . 294 and note . umph at Rome ,
iii . 325. Collects an Stauracius , Emperor of Constantinople , army against ...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Band 1
Eingeschränkte Leseprobe - 1995