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Union of the Church --- Progress of Episcopal Authority --- Pre-eminence of the
Metropolitan Churches Ambition of the Roman Pontiff --- Laity and Clergy ..
Oblations and Revenue of the church o o o --- Distribution of the Revenue ...
476 CHAPTER XXIV Residence of 3 ulian at Antioch—His successful Expedition
against the Persians—Passage of the Tigris-—The Retreat and Death of 3 ulian
— Election of 3 ovian–He saves the Roman Army by a disgraceful Treaty The ...
THE HISTORY or the DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE CHAPTER
XV The Progress of the Christian Religion, and the Sentiments, Manners,
Numbers, and Condition, of the primitive Christians A CANDid but rational inquiry
According to the maxims of universal toleration, the Romans protected a
superstition which they despised." The polite Augustus condescended to give
orders that sacrifices should be offered for his prosperity in the temple of
Jerusalem;" while ...
5. Le Clerc, Hist. Ecclesiast. p. 605. [They retired before the capture.] During this
occasional absence, the bishop and church of Pella still retained the title of
Jerusalem. In the same manner, the Roman pontiffs resided seventy years at
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LibraryThing ReviewBrukerevaluering - Smiley - LibraryThing
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