In our final chat of the current series, we will discuss Chapters XXXII to XXXV The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. next Wednesday, July 18.
scopes and text (with footnotes):
Arcadius Emperor of the East.—Administration and Disgrace of Eutropius.—Revolt of Gainas.—Persecution of St. John Chrysostom.—Theodosius II. Emperor of the East.—His Sister Pulcheria.—His Wife Eudocia.—The Persian War, and Division of Armenia.
Death of Honorius. - Valentinian III. Emperor of the West .- Administration of His Mother Placidia. - Aetius and Boniface. - Conquest of Africa by the Vandals.
The Character, Conquests, and Court of Attila, King of the Huns. - Death of Theodosius the Younger. - Elevation of Marcian to the Empire of the East.
Invasion of Gaul by Attila. - He Is Repulsed by Aetius and the Visigoths. - Attila Invades and Evacuates Italy. - The Deaths of Attila, Aetius, and Valentinian the Third.
We will conclude Gibbon in January.