on 34. Privileges - t- - - 26 33o or 334. Dedication -> o - 28 300–500. Form of
Government in the Roman Empire 3o Hierarchy of the State - - * 3t Three Ranks
of Honour - - es 34. Fou R Divisions of Office - o so ib. I. The Consuls se - o- -- 35
The senators of old Rome were styled Clariffimi. See a curious note of Valefius
and Ammian. Marcellin. xxii. 9. From the eleventh epistle of Julian, it should seem
that the place of senator was considered as a burthen, rather than as an honour ...
Three ranks of honour. All. 7s Consult the Notitia Dignitatum, at the end of the
Theodosian. Code, tom. vi. p. 316. 76 Pancirolus ad Notitiam utriusque Imperii, p.
39. But his explanations are obscure, and he does not sufficiently distinguish the
Three ranks of honour. All the magistrates of sufficient importance to find a place
in the general state of the empire, were accurately divided into three classes. 1.
The Illusirious. 2. The Speciabiles, or Respectable : And, 3. The Clarisimi; whom
o (in 94 See the animated pi&tures drawn by Sallust, in the Jugurthine war, of the
pride of the uobles, and even of the virtuous Meteilus, who was unable to brook
the idea that the honour of the consulship should be bestowed on the obscure ...
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Gibbon's third volume of The Decline and Fall seems to stray from the purpose stated in volume one. I think he just got carried away by the sweep of history. The melodious style and easy learning are still present but I was suffering from Gibbon fatigue by the third volume and we were off course. Vollständige Rezension lesen