Procopius (l i. c. 22 (tom. i. p. 400, ed.
Bonn)) was in total darkness —
Under the reign of Dagobert (A.D. 630) the Sclavonian tribes of the Sorbi and
Venedi already bordered on Thuringia Mascou, Hist. of the
Germans, xv. 3, 4, 5).]
The History Of The Decline And
Fall Of The Roman Empire
—Fall In The East