Scope Of Chapter 10Fall In The WestThe Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon

The emperors Decius, Gallus, Aemilianus,Valerian and Gallienus
248-268 The Nature of the Subject; The Emperor Philip
249 Services, Revolt, Victory, and Reign of the Emperor Decius
250He marches against the Goths; Origin of the Goths from Scandinavia; Religion of the Goths; Institutions and Death of Odin; Agreeable, but uncertain, Hypothesis concerning Odin; Emigration of the Goths from Scandinavia into Prussia; From Prussia to the Ukraine— The Gothic Nation increases in its March; Distinction of the Germans and Sarmatians; Description of the Ukraine; The Goths invade the Roman Provinces; Various Events of the Gothic War
251Decius revives the Office of Censor in the Person of Valerian; The Design impracticable and without Effect; Defeat and Death of Decius and his Son; Election of Gallus
252Retreat of the Goths; Gallus purchases Peace by the Payment of an annual Tribute; Popular Discontent
253Victory and Revolt of Aemilianus; Gallus abandoned and slain; Valerian revenges the Death of Gallus and is acknowledged Emperor; Character of Valerian

Misfortunes of the Reigns of Valerian and Gallienus; Inroads of the Barbarians
Origin and Confederacy of the Franks; —They invade Gaul, Ravage Spain, Pass over into Africa
Origin and Renown of the Suevi; A mixed Body of Suevi assume the Name of Alemanni; —Invade Gaul and Italy Are repulsed from Rome by the Senate and People; The Senators excluded by Gallienus from the Military Service; Gallienus contracts an Alliance with the Alemanni
Inroads of the Goths; Conquest of the Bosphorus by the Goths; The Goths acquire a Naval Force; 1st Naval Expedition of the Goths; The Goths besiege and take Trebizond; The 2nd Expedition of the Goths; They plunder the Cities of BithyniaRetreat of the Goths; 3rd Naval Expedition of the Goths; They pass the Bosphorus and the Hellespont; Ravage Greece and threaten Italy— Their Divisions and Retreat; Ruin of the Temple of Ephesus— Conduct of the Goths at Athens
Conquest of Armenia by the Persians; Valerian marches into the East
260Is defeated and taken Prisoner by Sapor, King of Persia; Sapor overruns Syria, Cilicia, and Cappadocia; Boldness and Success of Odenathus against Sapor; Treatment of Valerian; Character and Administration of Gallienus; The 30 Tyrants; Their real Number not more than 19; Character and Merit of the Tyrants; Their obscure Birth; The Causes of their Rebellion; Their Violent Deaths; Fatal Consequences of these Usurpations —Disorders of Sicily; Tumults of Alexandria; Rebellion of the Isaurians; Famine and Pestilence; Diminution of the Human Species
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