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A Struggle For Rome V 3

Auhtor: Felix Dahn

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Summary of the Book 'A Struggle For Rome V 3':

Felix Ludwig Julius Dahn (February 9 1834 ? January 3 1912) was a German lawyer author and historian.

Excerpts from the Book 'A Struggle For Rome V 3':


... when the Goths marched to the field of battle with the jubilating cry of Totila! the personality of the young King completely estranged the ...
... the fairies are riding thee! Thou speakest nonsense! Not at all. And, in short, if it could happen before, it can happen now and I will have my ...
... buried in flowers, he had found his Antelope-dead. She died, he told Cethegus, for love of her mistress. And now I have none left on earth but ...
... The Roman boats which lay near, including that of Cethegus, were upset and most of them drove masterless down the river. Victory! shouted ...
... of Rome, he replied to a similar question put by Guntharis, by the words, The head of the Prefect! The only person whose company he affected ...
... over from Teriolis to fetch thee-he has promised me to do so. His wounds are not yet healed he is yet weak but he says that he cannot remain idle ...
... that I had splendid possessions at Sardes, Philadelphia, and Tralles- You have them no longer-the columned villas? I sold them all, for ...
... for Rome, v. 3 CHAPTER VII. The Emperor ordered the Empress and Narses to follow him to his room. When they reached it, he embraced his wife ...
... over me. See, Antonina, I hold myself to be the greater statesman- My Belisarius is a hero, no statesman! cried the proud wife. But it would ...
... Keep to-day fast, for to-morrow belongs to the unknown! Thou speakest truth! cried Adalgoth. Even today shall be our wedding! and he lifted ...
... the tears which rose into her proud eyes. Duke Guntharis, Earl Teja, and Duke Adalgoth accompanied the Goths to their boats on the Tiber, and ...
... managed to rescue him after he was wounded. He must not live! cried Cethegus. Then you are right! It is of more importance than to win Taginae. ...
... as well as of Verona and Ticinum, made no progress. And Cethegus heard with pleasure that Hildebad, whose troops had been augmented by deserters to ...
... sorts-from the roughly carved tusk of the narwal, to the ebony shaft, inlaid with gold, of the Asdingian Vandal Kings in Carthage, and the massive ...
... seen. Seest thou, there, a hundred paces to the right.-Ha! how splendidly the fiery smoke rushes from the gloomy mouth!-When the last guardian of ...
... habit. During all those years a warmer feeling came over my heart at the sound of the name, Procopius! How weak does custom make us! The Goth ...
... to be?' asked Anicius. 'So soon as it is time.' 'And Rome?' asked Basiliskos. 'He will never see Rome again!' answered Narses. Stop! cried Cethegus. ...
... to do what is impossible for to do only what is possible is common and it is better to fall striving for the superhuman than to be lost in dull ...
... brought much worse news. They had hurried on in advance of an embassy which reached the litter of Narses just as Cethegus was advancing for the ...
... said to me: 'Crown, shield, and sword of Theodoric. Take them to my brother.' And with his last breath he cried: 'He must revenge me and renew our ...