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THE

HISTORY

OF

THE DECLINE AND FALL

OF THE

ROMAN EMPIRE.

BY

EDWARD GIBBON, ESQ.

w it Notes, BY THE REV. H. H MILMAN, PREBRNDARY OF ST. PETER'S, AND RECTOR OF ST. MARGARET'S, WESTMINSTER.

A New Edition,

TO WHICH IS ADDED

A COMPLETE INDEX OF THE WHOLE WORK.

IN SIX VOLUMES.

VOL. V.

PHILADELPHIA:
CLAXTON, REMSEN & HAFFELFINGER,
624, 626 & 628 MARKET STREET.

1880.

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CONTENTS

OF THE FIFTH VOLUME.

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The Image of Edessa,

Its Copies,....

6

Opposition to Image-Worship,....

7

726_840. Leo the Iconoclast, and his Successors,

9

754. Their Synod of Constantinople,

10

Their Creed,

11

726_775 Their Persecution of the Images and Monks,

12

State of Italy,........

14

727. Epistles of Gregory II. to the Emperor,..

16

728. Revolt of Italy,

18

Republic of Rome,

21

730—752. Rome attacked by the Lombards,

23

754. Her Deliverance by Pepin,

25

774. Conquest of Lombardy by Charlemagne,

27

76), 753, 768. Pepin and Charlemagne, Kings of France,.

27

Patricians of Rome,

29

Donations of Pepin and Charlemagne to the Popes,.

31

Forgery of the Donation of Constantine,..

83

780 Restoration of Images in the East oy the Empress Irene,. 36

787. VIIth General Council, IId of Nice,....

37

842. Final Establishment of Images by the Empress Theodora,a...

794. Reluctance of the Franks and of Charlemagne,

39

774-800. Final Separation of the Popes from the Eastern Empire,.... 46

800 Coronation of Charlemagne as Emperor of Rome and of the West, 12

69

1073. Reformation and Claims of the Church,.

61

Authority of the Emperors in Rome,

62

932. Revolt of Alberic,

62

967. Of Pope John XII.,..

63

998. Of the Consul Crescentius,.

63

7741250. The Kingdom of Italy,.

64

1152—1190. Frederic I.,....

66

1198—1250. Frederic II.,....

67

814—1250. Independence of the Princes of Germany,

68

1250. The Germanic Constitution,.....

69

1347--1378. Weakness and Poverty of the German Emperor Charles
IV.,.....

71

1356. His Ostentation,....

72

Contrast of the Power and Modesty of Augustus,

CHAPTER L.

OBACRIPTION OP ARABIA AND ITS INHABITANTS. — BIRTH, CRARACTER,

AND DOCTRINB OP MAHOMET. -HE PREACHES AT MECCA. - FLIES TO

MEDINA. - PROPAGATES HIS RELIGION BY THE SWORD. - VOLUNTARY

OR RELUCTANT SUBMISSION OF THE ARABS. -2.8 DEATH AND SUO

CESSORS. - THE CLAIMS AND FORTUNES OP ALI AND HIS DESCENDANT!

Description of Arabia,

The Soil and Climate,

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