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CONTENTS OF THE FIRST VOLUME.
11 Thrace, Macedonia, and Greece ib.
ib. Arts of Luxury
Gold and Silver
He reforms the Senate
69 The Race of the Cæsars and Flavi.
the Emperor and the Senate 72 Adoption of the elder and younger
General Idea of the Imperial Sys Memory of Tiberius, Caligula, Ne-
ib. Peculiar Misery of the Romans un-
180 Accession of the Emperor Commo 186 The Minister Perennis
His Return to Rome
His ignorance and low Sports ib. clared infamous
Commodus displays his skill in
over the Emperors
His Infamy and Extravagance
He is acknowledged by the Præ 193 Murder of Pertinax by the Præ-
three Rivals-7 Relaxation of Discipline.New Maxims of Government.
Proportion of the military Force Disgrace of the Prætorian Guards 129
to the Number of the People 116 Funeral and Apotheosis of Per.
117|193—197. Success of Severus against
193 It is purchased by Julian 1201
ib Decided by one or two Battles ib.
122 Animosity of Severus against the
193 Septimius Severus
ib. General Peace and Prosperity ib.
126 New Establishment of the Præ.
Is deserted by the Prætorians ib. New Maxims of the Imperial
Their mutual aversion to each other ib. tration
Fruitless Negotiation for dividing Danger of Dion Cassius
Death of the Empress Julia 158 tuted by Augustus
volt of Elagabalus, called at
II. The Excise
Elagabalus writes to the Senate 161 Suited to the Laws and Manners 183
tinguished the Roman Tyrants 164 Temporary reduction of the tribute ib.