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TABLE of CONTENTS OF THE THIRD VOLUME, C H A P. XVII. foundation of
Constantinople.—Political System of Consantine, and his Successor.—Military
Discipline.—The Palace.— The Financer. A. D. Page 324 D' sign of a new Capital
... General Tribute, or Indićtion - - 83 Assessed in the Form of a Capitation - * 87
Capitation on Trade and Industry - - 94. Free Gifts * - «» * 95 Conclusion - - * * 97
c H.A.P. xvii.I. Charaćler of Constantine.—Gothic War.—Death of Constantime.
The II I S T O R Y OF THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE R O M A N E M P L R E.
C H A P. XVII. Foundation of Constantinople.— Political System of Constantine,
and his Successors. — Military Dis: cipline. — The Palace. — The Finances.
Edward Gibbon. C H. A. P. XVII. \-v-/ Design of riety, unless he diligently
separates from each other the scenes which are connected only by the order of
time. He will describe the political institutions that gave strength and stability to
the empire, ...
m gour of his age, Constantine, according to the va- c H A P. rious exigencies of
peace and war, moved with XVII. flow dignity, or with active diligence, along the
Q-y-e' frontiers of his extensive dominions; and was always prepared to take the ...
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