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... Phranza (l. iii. c. 21–30.) is too partial on the side of Thomas; Ducas (c. 44. 45.)
is too brief, and Chalcondyles (I. viii. ix. x.) too diffuse and digressive. ** by the
death of the Emperor Constantine, and the ruin 246 THE DECLINE AND FALL.
The foundation of a second Rome on the shores of the Bosphorus, has
compelled the historian to follow the successors of Constantine; and our curiosity
has been tempted to visit the most remote countries of Europe and Asia, to
explore the ...
In his bull, a perpetual law, the imperious Pontiff asserts the truth, validity, and
use of the donation of Constantine, not less essential to the peace of the city than
to the independence of the church; establishes the annual election of the senator;
Edict of Constantine the Great against heretics, 307. Mysterious doctrine of the
Trinity, 320. The doctrines of the Catholic church, how discriminated from the
opinions of the Platoric school, 322. General character of the Christian sects, 423.
Consters, the tird son of Constantine the Great, is sent to govern the western
provinces of the empire, iii. 118. Division of the empire among lim and his
brothers, on the death of their father, 133. is invaded by his brother Constantine,
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