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Greece, persecution was< in general connected % The edicts- of Julius Caesar
and of some of the with political party ; in Rome, with the stern cities in Asia Minor
(Krone. Decret. pro Judais) supremacy of the law and the interests of the in ...
See Memoires Eccle'siastiques, tom. iii. p.384.f * The soldier did not tear off his
crown to written, at the earliest, about the year 202 before throw it down with
contempt ; he did not even the persecution of Severus : it may be maintained,
throw it ...
Before the fame of Origen had excited envy and persecution, this extraordinary
action was rather admired than censured. As it was his geueral practice to
allegorize it seems -unfortunate that, in this instance .only, he should have
adopted the ...
304—313., a short but rational exposition ofjhe canons of those councils, which
were assembled in the first moments of tranquillity, after the persecution of
Diocletian. This persecution had been much less severely felt in Spain than in
... every founder, whether of a virtuous or a criminal association, might easily
multiply his disciples or accomplices. The Christians of Rome, at the time of the
accidental persecution of Nero, are represented by Tacitus as already amounting
to a ...
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Volume I It is a testament to the breadth of Gibbon's passion that his Decline and Fall, widely regarded as a literary monument, on reading appears merely to expatiate on some salient thoughts. The ... Les hele vurderingen
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No I have not read the whole thing. About a quarter of it. It features spectacular English and wonderful irony. It is long, but not boring by any means. I learned more about how religion operates in ... Les hele vurderingen
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volum 2
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1901
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
Edward Gibbon,William Youngman
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1830
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Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1900