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  • In his Memoir, indeed, Gibbon denies that he had ever enlisted with the Whigs.
  • LABARUM, the sacred military standard of the early Christian Roman emperors, first adopted by Constantine the Great after his miraculous vision in 312, although, according to Gibbon, he did not exhibit it to the army till 323.
  • Albania is perhaps the least-known region in Europe; and though more than a hundred years have passed since Gibbon described it as "a country within sight of Italy, which is less known than the interior of America," but little progress has yet been made towards a scientific knowledge of this interesting land and its inhabitants.
  • Gibbon justly calls Beli- sarius the Africanus of New Rome.
  • Haury, 1905, 1907); see Gibbon, Decline and Fall (ed.
 

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