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The successor of a second Nero might have found it an easy task to deserve the
esteem and affection of his subjects . They sometimes had reason to regret the
administration of Andronicus . The sound and vigorous mind of the tyrant was ...
only of the historian Phranza , " his favorite chamberlain , he opened to his
colleague and successor the true principle of his negotiations with the pope . " "
Our last resource , ” said Manuel , “ against the Turks is their fear of our union
with the ...
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, taxation of , ii . 318. How lites of Valentinian and Valens , iii . and when
abolished , ii . 318 , note G. 26. His adventures , iii . 26 . How Protectors ,
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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