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Faith of the Western, or Latin Church 360 Council of Rimini --- --- --- --- Conduct of
the Emperors in the Arian Controversy 324 Indifference of Constantine ... --- ---
325 His Zeal 328-337. He persecutes the Arian and the Orthodox Party o ...
The emperors levied a general capitation tax on the Jewish people; and,
although the sum assessed on the head of each ... Epigram 3) that, if the emperor
had called in his debts, Jupiter himself, even though he had made a general
auction of ...
A few months after the death of Clemens and the banishment of Domitilla,
Stephen, a freedman belonging to the latter, who had enjoyed the favour, but
who had not surely embraced the faith, of his mistress, assassinated the emperor
in his ...
Anonymous charges the emperor rejects, as too repugnant to the equity of his
government; and he strictly requires, for the conviction of those to whom the guilt
of Christianity is imputed, the positive evidence of a fair and open accuser.
But it is certain, and we may appeal to the grateful confessions of the first
Christians, that the greatest part of those magistrates who exercised in the
provinces the authority of the emperor, or of the senate, and to whose hands
alone the ...
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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