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... Gothic War - a- - 123 334 Expulsion of the Sarmatians - - 126 337 Death and
Funeral of Constantine - - 127 Fa&tions of the Court - - * 129 Massacre of the
Princes "- - - 131 337 Division of the Empire - - I 33 3 Io Sapor, King of Persia - - -
The Quadian and Sarmatian War - 195 358 The Persian Negociation - - 2CO 359
Invasion of Mesopotamia by Sapor - - 204 Siege of Amida - - - - zoö 360 Siege of
Singara - - - - 209 Condućt of the Romans - - - 2 i i Invasion of Gaul by the ...
Although Sapor was in the thirtieth year of his long reign, he was still in the vigour
of youth, as the date of his accession, by a very strange fatality, had preceded
that of his birth. The wife of Hormouz remained pregnant at the time of her ...
If any credit can be given to this marvellous tale which seems however to be
countenanced by the manners of the people, and by the extraordinary duration of
his reign, we must admire not only the fortune, but the genius, of Sapor. In the soft
But as soon as Sapor attained the age of manhood, the presumptuous Thair, his
nation, and his country, fell beneath the first effort of the young warrior; who used
his vićtory with so judicious a mixture of rigour and clemency, that he obtained ...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Band 1
Eingeschränkte Leseprobe - 1995