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The age of the great Constantine and his sons. is filled with important events ; but
the historian must be oppressed by their number and vaWol. III. B riety, C H. A. P.
XVII. C H. A. P. XVII. \-v-/ Design of riety, unless TABLE of CONTENTS OF ...
The Bosphorus and the Hellespont may be confidered as the two gates of
Constantinople; and the prince who possessed those important passages could
always shut them against a naval enemy, and open them to the fleets of
The important provinces of Pannonia, Dacia, Macedonia, and Greece, once
acknowledged the authority of the praese&t of Illyricum. 3. The power of the
praefect of Italy was not confined to the country from whence he derived his title; ...
Their courts were deserted, their number, which had once flučtuated between
twelve and eighteen “, was gradually reduced to two or three, and their important
functions were confined to the expenfive obligation ” of exhibiting games for the ...
The honour of a liberal profession has indeed been vindicated by ancient and
modern advocates, who have filled the most important stations, with pure integrity
, and consummate wisdom: but in the decline of Roman jurisprudence, the ...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Band 1
Eingeschränkte Leseprobe - 1995