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The Gordians: Gibbon's Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Chapter 7 Part 2 -
So the senate was now resolved to do battle with the upstart Maximin. Everyone’s hopes were invested in the Gordians, who they felt represented the best of the traditions of Rome. Envoys to the rest of Italy had quickly established a high level of support in the heart of the empire. The problem was Maximin … Continue reading The Gordians: Gibbon’s Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Chapter 7 Part 2