The Earliest Times

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W. Heinemann, 1927 - 437

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Strona 396 - Pro Deo amur et pro Christian poblo et nostro commun salvament, d'ist di en avant, in quant Deus savir et podir me dunat, si salvarai eo cist meon fradre Karlo et in...
Strona 280 - I delivered the poor that cried, and him that had none to help him. — The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me.
Strona 396 - Karlus meos sendra de suo part non lo stanit, si io returnar non l'int pois, ne io ne neuls cui eo returnar int pois, in nulla aiudha contra Lodhuwig nun li in er.
Strona 118 - Gaul in her own contemporary image, and checked her natural development. . . . France would have been born earlier if Rome had left Gaul her kings and her liberty; and because she prevented her from remaining strong and united, from ruling and educating herself in her own way, it is impossible to hold the Roman Empire in too great detestation. It arrested the task at which so many centuries had toiled, and retarded by hundreds of years the moment when a French nation would come into existence within...
Strona 231 - Avitus advised Clovis to spread the doctrines of salvation to the Germanic peoples plunged in the darkness of paganism, and to send them missionaries without delay. For hitherto it was only Arian missionaries who had led the barbarians to the Christian faith.
Strona 349 - Missi, which must frequently have been very necessary, particularly when it was a question of disputes between the Counts and the Bishops. There were bad judges and bad inspectors. Some presided over their tribunals in a state of intoxication, others had men hanged without any further trial. Some of them
Strona 125 - Imagine one of the departments of France inhabited by a Gallic people, one of the old peoples of independent Gaul, with a capital, some towns of secondary importance, several pagi, territorial groups from which the pays of France were developed, a certain number of villages, the vici and numberless country estates, each one ruled by its master, who lived in his villa, and constituting a separate social cell.
Strona 153 - Thus in the second and third centuries everything within the walls of the Gallic towns was Romanised in appearance at least. The decorations of the cities drew their inspiration from mythology, poetry and Greek and Roman history. The statues, the friezes, the bas-reliefs, the mosaics, the paintings — the subject matter of them all were Greek legends, Roman gods or Roman emperors. The forum of...
Strona 153 - Besangon was decorated with statues of Scipio and Pompey; the Arverni claimed descent from Priam, the Remi from Remus, placing at the entrance gate to their town the figure of the she-wolf suckling the twins of the god Mars and the vestal virgin Sylvia. From the medley of Homer and Virgil the materials were drawn supplying most of the iconography of the towns.
Strona 396 - Lodhuvigs sagrament, que son fradre Karlo jurat, conservat, et Karlus, meos sendra, de suo part lo suon fraint, si io returnar non Tint pois, ne io ne neuls cui eo returnar int pois, in nulla aiudba contra Lodhuwig nun li Ier.

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