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The pope and his 71 70 From the original Lives of the Popes , in Muratori's
Collection ( tom . iii . p . ii . tom . xxv . ) , the manners of Eugenius IV . appear to
have been decent , and even exemplary . His situation , exposed to the world and
to his ...
66 In the first book of the Histoire du Concile de Pise , M. Lenfant has abridged
and compared the original narratives of the adherents of Urban and Clement , of
the Italians and Germans , the French and Spaniards . The latter appear to be the
The wild and original character of Sixtus the Fifth stands alone in the series of the
pontiffs . The maxims and effects of their temporal government may be collected
from the positive and comparative view of the arts and philosophy , the ...
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Volume I It is a testament to the breadth of Gibbon's passion that his Decline and Fall, widely regarded as a literary monument, on reading appears merely to expatiate on some salient thoughts. The ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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No I have not read the whole thing. About a quarter of it. It features spectacular English and wonderful irony. It is long, but not boring by any means. I learned more about how religion operates in ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Band 1
Eingeschränkte Leseprobe - 1995