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СНАР. XXXVI.

Pompey, Cafar, and Crassus, the first triumvirate. - Battle of

Pharfalia-Death and character of Pompey.

CHAP. XXXVII.

Corfar spends nine months with Cleopatra in Egypt-Death and

character of Cato-Anassination of Cæsar-His character. p.

200,

CHAP. XXXVIII.

Antony's funeral oration over Cæsar's dead body.---Antony,

Oétavius, and Lepidus, the second triumviratéCicero ar.

sassinated - Battle of Philippi-Death of Brutus and Cassius.

C H A P. XXXIX.

Lepidus is banished -Antony and Cleopatra -Battle of A&tium

- Death of Antony-Cleopatra poisons herself.

CHAP. XL.

Auguftus Cæfar-Reasons why Julius Cæfar failed in his at.

tempt to make a revolution in the government, whilst Auguf-

tụs succeeded - Moderation of Augustus ---His death. p. 216.

CHAP. XLI.

Of the arts, fciences, and manners of the Romans-Military

exercises of the Romans--Roman camp-Roman navy. p.

220,

CII AP. XLII.

Rome under the Emperors Tiberius and Caligula-Degeneracy

and luxury of the Romans--Appius the epicure—The Spin-

triæ --Caligula's treatment of his horse ---Claudius --Nero-

Gaiba--Otho-Vitellius---Conquest of Britain --Pætus and

Arria -- Meffalina--Scneca--Persecutions of the Christians.

P. 224.

CHAP. XLIII.

Vespasian-Siege of Jerusalem--Obstinacy and distress of the

besieged-The temple taken and burnt--The fanctuary rified

by Titus-Jerusalem razed to the ground.

p. 232,

CHAP. XLIV.

Titus -- Dreadful eruption of Mount Vesuvius-Fire and plague

at some-Domitian--- Story of Appollonius Tyaneus---Nerva

Trajan --- I'lutarch's letter to Trajan--Remarkable expres.

fion of the furre emperor---Strength of the Rornan empire

impaired by its extent-Reign of Adrian-Variety of his en-

dowments -- One of his maxims-He visits his whole empire

---His remark with regard to physicians. The stanzas he

nderested to his deporting soul,

p. 237,

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CHAP. XLV.

Antoninus Pius-Marcus Aurelius, otherwise called Antoninus

the philosopher--His excellent government-His army re.

lieved by the prayers of a Chriftian legion-His philosophical

maxims--His death.

P. 21%.

CHAP. XLVI.

Miscellaneous remarks.

p. 2450

CHAP. XLVII.

Commodus-His tyranny-Pertinax - Why called the Tennis-

ball of Fortune The empire exposed to sale---Didius Juli-

anus--His laconic speech to the senate-Is beheaded -Severus

--His despotic government.--His expedition into Britain,

where he builds a wall --Caracalla and Geta divide the em-

pire-Geta allaffinated--Caracalla murdered---Macrinus --

Heliogabalus-His female fenate – His prodigality-Alexan-

der's excellent disposition - His death-Maximin--His gigan-

tic fize, and extraordinary appetite - His tyranny-His death

---Pupienus, Balbinus, and Gordian put to death-Philip cele-

brates the Secular Games Is killed by a sentinel.

P. 248.

CHAP. XLVIII.

Decius– The Christians are perfecuted-Invasion of the Goths

and Vandals Decius loses his life in a quagmire.--Gallus

agrees to pay tribute to the Goths-Valerian defeated by the

Persians, and taken prisoner--Various characters of Galienus.

-His reign is marked by accumulated calamities -Claudius

defeats the Goths - Remark of one of the Gothic generals ref.

pecting books-Character of Claudius --Aurelian defeats Ze-

nobia, queen of Palmyra and the Eaft-His vow-Longinus

put to death-Aurelian asfaflinated.

P. 254.

CHAP. XLIX.

Tacitus, when made emperor, gives his estate to the public.

-Works of Tacitus, the historian greatly honoured by him.

-Atchievements of Probus - Carus and his two sons. p. 261.

CHAP. L.

Partition of the empire under Diocletian-Resignation of Dio.

cletian and Maximian-Philofophical turn of Diocletian.

Death of Maximian-Character of Constantius.

CHAP. LI.

Constantine establishes Chriftianity-Causes of its fuccefs-Seat

of empire transferred from Rome to Byzantium. P. 267.

CHAP. LII.

Causes of the decline and fall of the Roman empire. p. 272.

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CHAP. LIII.

The destruction of the Roman empire, after the death of Con-

ftantine, and the events which hastened its catastrophe. p. 276.

CHAP. LIV.

Eastern empire-Juftinian-The celebrated Belisarius-Siege

and conquest of Conftantinople by the Turks-Reflections on

the fate of nations,

CHAP. LV.

A general view of modern history Feudal fyftem-Chivalry

The feudal system gives way to liberty and commerce-Cru-

sades-Derivation of Lombard-street ---Hanseatic league.-

First traveller.-Spirit of adventure and discovery shews itself

Europe emerges out of darkness—. Balance of power-

Thoughts on conqueft-Peace and war.

p. 287.

C H AP, LVỊ.

FRANCE.

Transalpine Gaul was the name given to France hy the Romans

-The Franks gave it the name of France Clovis, and the

Merovingian race of kings.

p. 303.

CHAP. LVII.

Carlovingian race-Pepiv—-Charlemagne--His heroic enter-

prizes and exploits- He encourages learning and the arts-His

beautiful domestic character - Partition of liis empire-In-

cursions of the Normans--Their religion and manners

Louis V. the last of the Carlovingian line.

P. 305.

CHAP. LVIII.

Hugh Capet, the founder of a new family-His character

-Robert is excommunicated by the pope-His character

- Henry I.-- William duke of Normandy-Henry marries a

Ruffian princess.

P. 310,

CHAP. LIX.

Philip I.--Regency of Baldwin-The rage for crusading breaks

out, which is of great service to the French crown-Louis VI.

-His character contrafted with that of Philip.-Louis VII.

or the young-St. Barnard, with some account of the second

crusade-Two kings hold the stirrups of pope Alexander on

horseback.

p. 315.

CHAP. LX.

Philip II. surnamied Augustus--Distresses of the Asiatic Chrif

tiaus-The third crutade - Philip marries a Danish princess

-His character as a legislator-His useful works. p. 322.

CHAP. LXI. .

Louis VIII.-Crusade against the Albigenfes-- Louis IX.-His

character. The last crusade--Atchievements of Louis.He is

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taken prisoner and released-He dies in Africa--Philip JII. --Sicilian Vefpers- Institution of parliaments, and adinit. fion of the commons - Suppression of the knights Templars Flemish expedition-Domestic troubles - Philip's death and character-Louis X. furnamed the boisterous - Philip the Tall-Wisdom of the Salique Law-Charles IV. the laft of the Capatine kings.

p. 326. CH A P. LXII. Philip VI. the first of the race of ValoisClaim of Edward III.

-Hoftilities commence, and Calais is taken --Origin of the title of Dauphin-Death and character of Philip. p. 335.

C H A P. LXIV. John, surnamed the Good-Battle of Poiétiers--- John taken prisoner-He is ransomed-Returns to London and here dies.

P: 337. CHAP. LXV. Charles V. surnamed the Wise Situation of France at his ac.

ceflion--Much improved by the wisdom of Charles ---The English lose ground-Death and character of Charles--Charles VI-His insanity- Affaffination of the duke of Orleans-A civil war-Successes of Henry V.- Death of Henry, and of Charles VI.

p. 339. CHAP. LXVI. Charles VII.-His distrelles Siege of Orleans-Expulsion of

the English from the continent-Louis XI.---Anecdote of his Queen-Charles VIII.-His character - Louis XII.-His amiable character.

p. 345. CH AP, LXVII. Francis I.- Battle of Marignano.-His interview with Henry

VIII. He is a candidate for the Imperial crown-He is taken prisoner-His character.

P. 349. C H A P. LXVIII. Hen: II.-. The dauphin marries Mary queen of Scots-* Francis II.-Catherine of Medicis ---Charles IX-Massacre of the Hugonots - Extraordinary death of Charles - His character-Henry III.--Civil wars-Duke of Guise and his brother affaflinated-Henry aflaffinated by a monk-His character.

P. 352. CH A P. LXIX. Henry IV.-The battle of Ivri-Henry declares himself a Ro

man Catholic-Passes the edict of Nantz-Duke of SullyHis chara'ter-Henry's grand scheme-Is aflatlinated by Ravilliac-Louis XIII.-Civil wars--Cardinal Richelieu' fup

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