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Trajan and his Successors establish a legal Mode of proceeding against them ---
--- --- --- --- --- Popular Clamours ... Trials of the Christians - --- Humanity of the
Roman Magistrates Inconsiderable Number of Martyrs --- Example of Cyprian, ...
... that i 7*Tertullian, De Spectaculis, c. 30. In order to ascertain the degree of
authority which the zealous African had acquired, it may be sufficient to allege the
testiony of Cyprian, the doctor and guide of all the western churches. (See
Cyprian Epist. 4, and Dodwell Dissertat. Cyprianic. Ili. Something like this rash
attempt was long afterwards imputed to the founder of the order of Fontevrault.
Bayle has amused himself and his readers on that very delicate subject. *Dupin ...
7. As the human heart is still the same, several of the observations which Mr.
Hume has made on Enthusiasm (Essays, vol. i. p. 76, quarto edit.) may be
applied even to real inspiration. 118 Acta Concil. Carthag. apud Cyprian. Edit.
Fell, p. 158.
But their patriotism received the ignominious epithets of faction and schism ; and
the episcopal cause was indebted for its rapid progress to the labours of many
active prelates, who, like Cyprian of Carthage, could reconcile the arts of the most
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Gibbon's third volume of The Decline and Fall seems to stray from the purpose stated in volume one. I think he just got carried away by the sweep of history. The melodious style and easy learning are still present but I was suffering from Gibbon fatigue by the third volume and we were off course. Les hele vurderingen
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, 2, Volum 2
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1840
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. [With a ..., Volum 6
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1789
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
Edward Gibbon,William Youngman
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1830