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168 Education of Gallus and Julian - - 171 351 Gallus declared Caesar • o - 172
Cruelty and Imprudence of Gallus - - 173 354 Massacre of the Imperial Ministers *
- 175 Dangerous Situation of Gallus o - 178 A. D. Page His Disgrace and Death ...
If we survey Byzantium in the extent which it acquired with the august name of
Constantinople, the figure of the Imperial city may be represented under that of
an unequal triangle. The obtuse point, which advances towards the east and the
They leave on the left a deep gulf, at the bottom of which Nicomedia was feated,
the imperial residence of Diocletian; and ** Procopius de AEdificiis, l. i., c. 5. His
description is confirmed by modern Travellers. See Thevenot, part i. i. i. c. 15.
Situated in the forty-first degree of latitude, the Imperial city commanded, from her
seven hills “, the opposite shores of Europe and Asia; the climate was healthy
and temperate, the soil fertile, the harbour secure and capacious; and the ...
The tutelar genius of the city, a venerable matron sinking under the weight of
years and infirmities, was suddenly transformed into a blooming maid, whom his
own hands adorned with all the symbols of Imperial greatness”. The monarch
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