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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 - - -
... with the dependent kingdoms which had once acknowledged her supremacy;
and the country of the Caesars was viewed with cold indifference by a martial
prince, born in the neighbourhood of the Danube, educated in the courts and ...
Even the last of those writers seems to confound the Forum of Constantine with
the Augusteum, or court of the palace. I am not satisfied whether I have properly
distiamarble marble twenty feet high; and was composed of ten pieces 26 THE ...
... to the residence of Rome itself, and which, together with the dependent courts,
gardens, and porticoes, covered a considerable extent of ground upon the banks
of the Propontis between the Hippodrome and the church of St. Sophia *.
... palaces, and four thousand three hundred and eighty-eight houses, which, for
their size or beauty, deserved to be c H A P. distinguished from the multitude of
plebeian. to the gardens of the palace. 3. The Augusteum was a spacious court ...
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