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THE

HISTORY

OF

THE DECLINE AND FALL

OF THE

ROMAN EMPIRE.

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BY EDWARD GIBBON, ESQ.

IN EIGHT VOLUMES.
VOL. VIII.

PHILADELPHIA:

PUBLISHED BY WILLIAM Y. BIRCH ABRAHAM SMALL,

Wo. 37, SoUTH SECoND STREET,

raurro By mm Cask.
1805.

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CONTENTS OF THE EIGHTH VOLUME.

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'CHAP. LXVI.

Application of the Eastern Emperors to the Popes....Visits to the West, of.
John the First, Manuel, and Mm the Second, PaUologvs....Union of the
Greek and Latin Churches, promoted by the Council of Basil, and con-
cluded at Ferrara and Florence....State of literature at Constantinople...'.
Its Revival In Italy by the Greek Fugitives....Curiosity and Emulation
of the Latins.

A- d. PAGE

1339 Embassy of the Younger Andro-
gens to Pope Benedict XII. 43|

The Arguments for a Crusade

and Union 44|

A. D. PACE.

1348 Negotiation of Cantacuzene with

Clement VI. - - 46

1355 Treaty of John Palxologusl. with

Innocent VI. - - 47
A. D. 'PAGE.

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