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A Struggle For Rome Vol 2

Auhtor: Felix Dahn

Language: english

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Review by Timothy B. Riley, May 2009


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Summary of the Book 'A Struggle For Rome Vol 2':

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 Vol 2':


... way into the harbour of Neapolis, and spoil the handiwork of those pirates. On the evening of the same day the four immense ships cast anchor at ...
... armistice, Totila went out with a few horsemen to fetch reinforcements from the Castle of Aurelian. They may return at any moment. Johannes, ...
... here the stealthy footsteps of the priests, and teaching the plebeians to march and man[oe]uvre. They will never learn it again, observed Marcus. ...
... the attendant slaves) the smoking haunch of venison before him. You must know that I wished to make philosophy my calling, to become a sage. ...
... his head defiantly. A smile passed across the countenance of Belisarius the Prefect seemed to him of less importance than before. Procopius, ...
... in the public buildings, and partly before the gates of the city in tents. When you have recovered from the fatigues and honours of the day, ...
... his feelings, spoken so of her or of his love. Never even when he had wooed her, had he spoken with such passion as now, when he was asked ...
... and all the rubbish of crown and kingdom. It has brought you no happiness. They do not mean well by you. Who would part man and wife for a dead crown? ...
... past his head, and a better rider would fall than Gelaris, son of Genzo! Two demons-wood-devils or goblins they seemed to me-rushed out of the bushes ...
... Belisarius and Narses! You can-and you will-and your reward is the hand of my beloved child. Valerius! my father! She is yours! But swear to ...
... defenceless mass. There ensued a fearful press to the front cries of terror-of rage from the body-guard, who, mindful of their former valour, attempted ...
... his finger upon the throat of the statue against which he was leaning, and to see it immediately and noiselessly divide into two parts. Cethegus ...
... militum on all occasions. Constantinus, to whom he had entrusted the care of the Belisarian part of Rome during his absence, doubled all ...
... believed that no sufficient proof of her guilt could be advanced. Had not her eye alone seen the end of her enemy? And she knew that she would not ...
... the crown from my unfortunate head. Choose another King, with whom God is not angry choose Totila, or- Thou ravest still in the fever of thy ...
... Do you call the troops of our Emperor enemies? whispered his son, a Roman patriot. But he said it very softly, for just then a Gothic patrol ...
... of rubbish and ashes in the middle of the marble Circus. The King leaned against one of the pillars of the Basilica, sadly and silently looking ...
... of the tent. Belisarius! cried Procopius, horrified, what demon has put you into this temper? I! said Antonina proudly. What do you ...
... and polite customs of the Italians near the duke or earl from Mediolanum or Ticinum, who wore a shoulder-belt of purple silk across his richly-gilt ...
... smiled. Shall I wear gold to please my maids? I only put on ornaments when Witichis sees me. Indeed! May he deserve it! But thou hast golden ...