The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire Volume 4
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COICDiir>c\j[CM:o;LO-coTHEHISTORYOFfHE DECLINE AND IOF THEROMAN EMPIRE.EDWARD ESQ.GIBBON,Will)BY THE REV. H. H. MILMAN,PHEBENDARY OF ST. PETEH AND RECTOR OF ST. MS,WESTMINSTER.T& lX eto Efcftfon,TO WHICH IS ADDEDA COMPLETE INDEX OF THE WHOLE WORK.IN SIX VOLUMES.VOL. IV.E S T N :ANDPHILLIPS, SAMPSON, COMPANY1855.CONTENTSTHE FOURTH VOLUME.CHAPTER XXXIX.SBNO ANi) ANASTi EMPERORS OP THE EAST.iWS, BIRTH, EDUCATION,AND FIRST EXPLOITS OP THEODORIC THE OSTROGOTH. HIS INVASION AND CON<4PEST OF ITALY. THE GOTHIC KINGDOM OF ITALY.STATE THEOP WEST. MILITARY AND CIVIL GOVERNMENT. THESENATOR BOETH/US. LAST ACTS AND DEATH OP THEODORIC.A. D. flGE.455 Birth and 1i75. Education of Theodoric,The of 3474-491. Reign Zeno,491518. The of 5 Anastasius,Service and Revolt of 5475488. Theodoric,489. He undertakes the of 7Conquest Italy,His 9March,The three Defeats of 9489,490. Odoacer,493. His and 11Capitulation Death,494526. of of 12Theodoric,Reign King Italy,Partition of 13Lands,of the Goths and 14Separation Italians,of 15Theodoric,Foreign PolicyHis Defensive ISWars,509. His Naval Armaments, 19Civil Government of to the Roman 20Italy according Laws,of 23Prosperity Rome,600, Visit of 23Theodoric,State of 25Flourishing Italy,Theodoric an Arian, 27His Toleration of the 28Catholics,of his 29Vices Government,He is to the 30provoked persecute Catholics,and Honors of Boethius, 32Character, Studies,His 3dPatriotism,*V ...

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CO ICD iir> c\j [CM :o ;LO -co THE HISTORY OF fHE DECLINE AND I OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE. EDWARD ESQ.GIBBON, Will) BY THE REV. H. H. MILMAN, PHEBENDARY OF ST. PETEH AND RECTOR OF ST. MS, WESTMINSTER. T& lX eto Efcftfon, TO WHICH IS ADDED A COMPLETE INDEX OF THE WHOLE WORK. IN SIX VOLUMES. VOL. IV. E S T N : ANDPHILLIPS, SAMPSON, COMPANY 1855. CONTENTS THE FOURTH VOLUME. CHAPTER XXXIX. SBNO ANi) ANASTi EMPERORS OP THE EAST.iWS, BIRTH, EDUCATION, AND FIRST EXPLOITS OP THEODORIC THE OSTROGOTH. HIS INVA SION AND CON<4PEST OF ITALY. THE GOTHIC KINGDOM OF ITALY. STATE THEOP WEST. MILITARY AND CIVIL GOVERNMENT. THE SENATOR BOETH/US. LAST ACTS AND DEATH OP THEODORIC. A. D. flGE. 455 Birth and 1i75. Education of Theodoric, The of 3474-491. Reign Zeno, 491518. The of 5 Anastasius, Service and Revolt of 5475488. Theodoric, 489. He undertakes the of 7Conquest Italy, His 9March, The three Defeats of 9489,490. Odoacer, 493. His and 11Capitulation Death, 494526. of of 12Theodoric,Reign King Italy, Partition of 13Lands, of the Goths and 14Separation Italians, of 15Theodoric,Foreign Policy His Defensive ISWars, 509. His Naval Armaments, 19 Civil Government of to the Roman 20 Italy according Laws, of 23Prosperity Rome, 600, Visit of 23Theodoric, State of 25Flourishing Italy, Theodoric an Arian, 27 His Toleration of the 28Catholics, of his 29Vices Government, He is to the 30provoked persecute Catholics, and Honors of Boethius, 32Character, Studies, His 3dPatriotism, *V CONTENTS. A. D. PASS. He is accused of 36Treason, 524. His andImprisonment 36Death, of525. Death 38Symmachus, 626. Remorse and Death of 4 . 38Theodoric, CHAPTER XL. ELEVATION OF JUSTIN THE ELDER. REIGN OF JUSTINIAN : I. THE EMPRESS THEODORA. II. FACTIONS THEOF AND SEDITIONCIRCUS, OF CONSTANTINOPLE. III. TRADE AND MANUFACTURE OF SILK. IV. FINANCES AND TAXES. V. EDIFICES OF JUSTINIAN. CHURCH OF ST. SOPHIA. FORTIFICATIONS AND FRONTIERS OF THE EASTERN EMPIRE. VI. ABOLITION OF THE SCHOOLS OF AND THEATHENS, OFCONSULSHIP ROME. or 483. Birth of the 41482, Justinian,Emperor 518 Elevation his 42527. and of Uncle JustinReign I., 520 527. and Succession of 43Adoption Justinian, 46527565. The oflleign Justinian, Character and Histories of 46Procopius, 48Division of the oflleign Justinian, Birth and Vices of the 48Theodora,Empress 51Her withMarriage Justinian, Her 53Tyranny, Her 54Virtues, And 55648. Death, The Factions of the > 56Circus, At 57Home, distract and the 57Constantinople East,They 58Justinian favors the Blues, 606-32. Sedition of surnamed Nika,Constantinople, 62The Distress of Justinian, 63Firmness of Theodora, 63The Sedition is suppressed, and Manufactures of the Eastern 64Empire,Agriculture 66The Use of Silk the Romans,by 68from China Land and Sea,Importation by of into 71Introduction Silk-worms Greece, State of the 73Revenue, 75Avarice and Profusion of Justinian, 76Pernicious Savings, 77Remittances, 77 Taxes, > 78 Monopolies, 79Venality,