The Earliest Times

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INDEX
ACHEULEAN epoch, the, 7
Adalric, independent attitude of, 358
Aedui, the, hegemony of, 56
Aetius, his defeat of the Franks, 212; of the Burgundians, 213; of the Huns, 217; murder of, 218
Alans, the, description of, 211
Alaric, threatened by Clovis, 241; defeated by Clovis, 247
Alemanni, the, appearance of, 179
Alesia, siege of, 117
Alexander Severus, murder of, 138
Allobroges, the, description of, 58
Alphabet, the Greek, used by the Gauls, 52
Ambigatus, his conquests, 48; his kingdom, 55
Ambiorix, his defeat of Sabinus, 98; his struggle against Cæsar, 99, 100; reappearance of, 112, 118
Arianism, rise of, 200
Arians, the, compared with the Catholics, 239
Ariovistus, his empire, 85; defeated by Cæsar, 87
Arius, description of, 201
Arles, siege of, 245
Arminius, defeated by Germanicus, 177
Arnulf, teacher of Dagobert, 274; ancestor of Charlemagne, 300
Art, in prehistoric times, 10, 11
Arverni, the, their premature unification of Gaul, 45; hegemony of, 56
Attila, description of, 216
Augustus, his division of Gaul, 125; worship of, 128; festival of, 138, 139
Aurignacian epoch, the, 9
Ausonius, his lack of originality, 159; tutor of Gratian, 192; made consul, 193; artificiality of, 193
Austrasia, origin of, 258
Austrehilda, has her doctors killed, 259
Bagaudæ, the, rustic rebels, 123; revolt of, 184; in the kingdom of Syagrius, 228
Bards, the, 38
Basilica, description of Gallo-Roman, 145; description of Christian, 173
Belisarius remonstrates with Theodoric, 256
Benefices, the, description of, 309-311
Bernard, rebellion of, against Louis the Pious, 386
Bertha, Big-footed, mother of Charlemagne, 324; her marriage plans for her sons, 324
Bibracte, description of, 55
Bishops, the, governed the cities, 195; their power, 198; hostility of the monks to, 199; most powerful of the aristocracy, 278; rule of, 278-288; corruption in election of, 284
Blandine, martyrdom of, 169
Bordeaux, schools of, 158, 192; walls of, 186
Bourges, description of, 54; siege of, 109
Brunehaut, description of, 264; her regencies, 265, 268; execution of, 269
Burgundians, the, appearance of, 179; settled in Gaul, 213
Cæsar, Julius, his horse, 3; his description of the Ardennes, 16; his invasion of Gaul, 86; excellence of his armies, 90; his campaign against the Belgæ, 92; against the Veneti, 93; against the Rhineland peoples, 94; against Britain, 95; his struggles against Ambiorix, 99, 100; his discipline, 102; his tactics against Vercingetorix, 109; defeat of, at Gergovia, 110, 111
Cæsarius, succours Arian prisoners, 245
Camulogenus, death of, 112
Capitularies, definition of, 335
Caracalla, his extension of the right of Roman citizenship, 137
Carloman, rule of, 312; his abdication, 313; his life as a monk, 314; reappearance of, 318; his death, 319
Carloman, brother of Charlemagne, his

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