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The Master of the Offices - - 7o 3. The Quaestor - - - 71 4. The Public Treasurer * -
74. 5. The Private Treasurer - * 75 6, 7. The Counts of the Domestics o 77 Agents,
or Official Spies - -- - 78 Use of Torture - - - 79 Finances • - - - 8 I The General ...
The master of the Roman world, who aspired to erect an eternal monument of the
glories of his reign, could employ in the prosecution of that great work the wealth,
the labour, and all that yet remained of the genius of obedient millions.
The invitations of a master are scarcely to be distinguished from commands; and
the liberality of the emperor obtained a ready and cheerful obedience. He
bestowed on his favourites the palaces which he had built in the several quarters
of the ...
... the guilty might be sometimes prevented, by the suspicious cruelty of their
master". To secure his throne and the public tranquillity from these formidable
servants, Constantine resolved to divide the military from the civil administration;
and to ...
The principal administra*** tion of public affairs was committed to the diliThe nar.
gence and abilities of the master of the affices “. j." He was the supreme
magistrate of the palace, in- spected the discipline of the civil and military /chools,
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Band 1
Eingeschränkte Leseprobe - 1995