Rome
epub |eng | 2016-12-08 | Author:J. B. Bury

Chapter Ten Decline of the Roman Power in the West The collapse of the Huns at the battle of Nedao (A.D. 454) was immediately followed by the settlement of the ...
( Category: Rome August 6,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-07-23 | Author:John Sellars

Here Marcus draws a threefold division between (i) necessary fate (heimarmenê), (ii) providence (pronoia) that can assist, and (iii) blind chaos. He goes on to say that if fate is ...
( Category: Rome July 24,2020 )
epub |eng | 2005-09-29 | Author:Cicero

67 CICERO TO ATTICUS Formiae, 1 March 49 My clerk’s hand will serve as an indication of my ophthalmia and likewise as an excuse for brevity, not that there is ...
( Category: Rome July 16,2020 )
epub |eng | 2004-10-28 | Author:Cicero

Or a quality which manifests some great power is itself named as a god, such as Faith and Reason, both of which we have actually seen consecrated in the Capitol ...
( Category: Rome July 16,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Julius Caesar

4. The last stages 26. Meanwhile, Mithridates of Pergamum, a man of high standing at home, skilled and courageous in war, and a loyal and esteemed friend of Caesar’s, had ...
( Category: Rome April 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2012-07-31 | Author:David Womersley [Gibbon, Edward]

[Chapters XLII-XLIX] In these chapters Gibbon’s widening vision encompasses a series of nations on the empire’s eastern and northern frontiers, while at the same time underlining grievous depopulation at the ...
( Category: Historiography April 19,2020 )
azw |eng | 2016-05-21 | Author:Edward N. Luttwak [Luttwak, Edward N.]

The System in Outline Faced with an enemy sufficiently mobile and sufficiently strong to pierce a defensive perimeter on any selected vector of penetration, the defense has, in principle, two ...
( Category: Diplomacy March 28,2020 )
epub |eng | 2015-11-28 | Author:Tacitus [Tacitus]

Dual Texts The Curia Julia in the Roman Forum, the seat of the imperial Senate, where Tacitus delivered several speeches. From his seat in the Senate he became suffect consul ...
( Category: Ancient & Classical March 22,2020 )
epub |eng | 2014-12-19 | Author:Josephus [Josephus]

( Category: Rome March 22,2020 )
epub |eng | 0101-01-01 | Author:Edward Gibbon [Gibbon, Edward]

13 [ Tacit. Germania, c. 44.] 14 [ Tacit. Annal. ii. 62. If we could yield a firm assent to the navigations of Pytheas of Marseilles, we must allow that ...
( Category: Rome March 21,2020 )
epub |eng | 0101-01-01 | Author:Charles Oman [Oman, Charles]

THE LOMBARDS AND THE PAPACY 653-743 Usurpation and successful wars of Grimoald—Reigns of Berthari and Cunibert—Quarrels of the Papacy and the empire—The exile of Pope Martin I. —Gradual alienation of ...
( Category: Rome March 20,2020 )
epub |eng | 2018-03-13 | Author:Cicero [Cicero]

XXXIII. But if the art of nature gives life and increase to vegetables, without doubt it supports the earth itself; for, being impregnated with seeds, she produces every kind of ...
( Category: Medieval March 11,2020 )
epub |eng | 2012-03-04 | Author:Wyke, Maria

FIGURE 26. Paul Newman as Brutus, in You Are There’s “The Assassination of Julius Caesar” (8 March 1953). © CBS News Archive. The CBS network, even in its studio-based opening ...
( Category: Theater March 5,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Perry Anderson

* * * 1. A. D. Liublinskaya, ‘Tipologiya Rannevo Feodalizma v Zapadnoi Evrope i Problema Romano-Germanskovo Sinteza’, Srednie Veka, Fasc. 31, 1968, pp. 9–17; Z. V. Udaltsova and E. V. ...
( Category: Criticism & Theory March 3,2020 )
azw3 |eng | 2019-08-28 | Author:Patrick Alan Kent

The diplomatic situation in 279 There were diplomatic contacts between the Romans and Pyrrhus following the battle of Ausculum, which had ended in another victory for Pyrrhus. Plutarch, Appian, and ...
( Category: Rome February 14,2020 )