History Of The Romans Under The Empire (volume 7)

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byCharles Merivale

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1865 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER LXVIH. M. AURELIUS ANTONINUS SOLE EMPEROR.--ASSOCIATION OF VERUS.--DISTURBANCES ABROAD AND CALAMITIKS AT HOME.--VERUS CONDUCTS A WAR WITH PARTHIA. JOINT TRIUMPH OF THE EMPEROllS, 166.--ADMINISTRATION OF AURELIUS AT HOME. INROADS OF THE GERMANS, SCYTHIANS AND SARMATIANS ON THE NORTHERN FRONTIER. PESTILENCE SPREAD THROUGH THE EMPIRE BT THE LEGIONS RETURNING FROM STRIA.--THE EMPERORS ADVANCE TO AQCI LEIA, 167.--THEY CROSS THE ALPS, 168. RETURN AND DEATH OF VERUS, 169.--AURELIUS OX THE DANUBE. HIS VICTORY OVER THE QUADI, 174. HIS DOMESTIC TROUBLES.--CNWORTHINESS OF HIS SON COMMODUS.--LICENTIOUSNESS OF HIS CONSORT FAUSTINA.--REVOLT AND DEATH OF AVIDIUS CASSIUS, 175.--AURELIUS IN THE EAST.--HE RETURNS TO ROME AND TRIUMPHS OVER THE BARMATIANg, 176. REPAIRS AGAIN TO THE DANUBE.--HIS SUCCESSES OVER THE BARBARIANS, AND DEATH, 180. COMPARED WITH ALFRED THE GREAT. SYMPTOMS OF DECLINE OF THE EMPIRE.--1. COSTRACTION OF THE CIRCULATION.--2. DECREASE IN POPULATION.--3. EFFECTS OF VICE, ARISING FROM SLAVERY. 1. EXHAUSTION OF ITALIAN BLOOD, IDEAS, AND PRINCIPLES. 6. EFFECT OF PESTILENCE AND NATURAL DISTURBANCES.--REVIVAL OF SUPERSTITIOUS OBSERVANCES AND PERSECUTION OF THE CHRISTIANS.--THE "MEDITATIONS" OF M. AURELIUS. STOICISM. NEW PLATONISM.--REVIVAL OF POSITIVE BELIEF.--CHRISTIANITY.--CONCLUSION.--(a. D. 161-180: A. U. 914-933.) OF all the Caesars-whose names are enshrined in the page of history, or whose features are preserved to us in the The statue of repositories of art, one alone seems still to haunt theJGpid'o-on tne eternal city m tne Place and the posture most «u-familiar to him in life. In the equestrian statne of Marcus Aurelius, which crowns the platform of the Campidoglio, imperial Rome lives again.1 Of all her consecrated sites it is to this that ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1865 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER LXVIH. M. AURELIUS ANTONINUS SOLE EMPEROR.--ASSOCIATION OF VERUS.--DISTURBANCES ABROAD AND CALAMITIKS AT HOME.--VERUS CO...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:254 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.53 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217933505

ISBN - 13:9780217933506

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