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D. of EDINBURGH correspox DING MEMBER of THE IMPERIAL ACADEMY of
SCIENCEs, St. PETERsburg FELLow of TRINITY college, AND REGIUs
PRoressor of GREEk IN THE UNIversity or DUBLIN VOL. II. M ET H U E N & C ().
36 ESSEX ...
Neither the violence of Antiochus, nor the arts of Herod, nor the example of the
circumjacent nations, could ever persuade the Jews to associate with the
institutions of Moses the elegant mythology of the Greeks." According to the
maxims of ...
In the admission of new citizens, that unsocial people was actuated by the selfish
vanity of the Greeks, rather than by the generous policy of Rome. The
descendants of Abraham were flattered by the opinion that they alone were the
heirs of the ...
The promise of divine favour, instead of being partially confined to the posterity of
Abraham, was universally proposed to the freeman and the slave, to the Greek
and to the barbarian, to the Jew and to the Gentile. Every privilege that could ...
[Gnosticism originated in Syria, and entered upon a second stage when it passed
to Egypt, and came under the influence of Greek philosophy Basilides, for
instance, was affected by the doctrines of the Stoics, Valentinus by atonism). A
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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, Volum 2
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1828
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volum 1
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1841