Works; The Christian, Book I.-Sylvae Recentiores.-Journal of the Horticultural Society of London, V. 1-2 (Partial).-Excerpt from the Gentleman's Magazine Volume 3

Works; The Christian, Book I.-Sylvae Recentiores.-Journal of the Horticultural Society of London, V. 1-2 (Partial).-Excerpt from the Gentleman's Magazine Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1842 edition. Excerpt: ...Froelich places their passage in 374, which year they spent in redueing the Alipzuri ami other tribes, nnd in 3?fi they heat the European Alans. J Jornandes says they sacrificed the first captives they made to Victorv. Upwards of a bundred years old. t Ammianus Marcellinus. Jornandes and Sigebertus call him Winitharius. Ammianus names him Withimerus, which is evidently the same name as Widemir, one of the Gothic kings under Attila, and probably the right name. mir of the family of the Ainali, who retained the iusignia of royalty. The Gepidae were reduced under subjection to the Huns at the same period, and so rapid was their progress, that, within two years after crossing the Ma'otis, they wrested the Pannoniasf from the Romans, either by force of arms, or by negociation. In 378 Fritigern, king of those Goths, who had inundated Thrace, being irritated by Lupicinus and Maxi-mus, and pressed by famine, made war upon the Romans. He was assisted by the Huns and Alans whomj ho subsidized, and many actions took place with various success. Valens, alarmed at their progress, made a hasty peace with the Persians, and returned suddenly from Antioch to Constantinople. (Iratian advanced with a considerable force to form a junction with the army of Valens, but the latter, confident of victory, and fearful of losing, or of sharing with Gratian. the lustre of that success which he anticipated, rashly attacked the Goths and their allies at the twelfth milestone from Adrianople near IVrinthus. The Armenian lYoropins do bell. Valid. says that flir Gotus, Vandals, Visigiiths, uiid tiepides were conspicuous uinonist the Gothic' tribes in rank and number. Sidoniu? Apolliuaris uses thc name Gcpida with the second syllable short, and the accent consequently on the...show more

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