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Peace and Prosperity of the Church under Diocletian Progress of Zeal and
Superstition among the Pagans Maximian and Galerius punish a few Christian
Soldiers Galerius prevails on Diocletian to begin a general Persecution 303
Edward Gibbon John Bagnell Bury. MAPS AND PLANS page PLAN of
ConstanTINOPLE I49 THE Roman EMPIRE UNDER Diocletian 17o
MEsopotamIA 491 THE HISTORY or the DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN.
... of Commodus were urged to persecute the Christians by their own avarice, or
that of their Praetorian praefects. *Cyprian, Epistol. 62. in Tertullian de
Praescriptionibus, c. 30. [The stranger was the heretic Marcion.] *Diocletian gave
a rescript, ...
... in the first moments of tranquillity after the persecution of Diocletian. This
persecution had been much less severely felt in Spain than in Galatia; a
difference which may, in some measure, account for the contrast of their
regulations. * Cyprian.
There is the strongest reason to believe that before the reigns of Diocletian and
Constantine, the faith of Christ had been preached in every province, and in all
the great cities of the empire; but the foundation of the several Historio ...
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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, Volum 3
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1900
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Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1789