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General Idea of the Persecution --- --- --- --- In the Western Provinces, under
Constantius and Constantine In Italy and Africa, under Maximian and Severus
And under Maxentius -- --- --- --- --- In Illyricum and the East, under Galerius and ...
... themselves into a Roman province.7 The mad attempt of Caligula to place his
own statue in the temple of Jerusalem was defeated by the unanimous resolution
of a people who dreaded death much less than such an idolatrous profanation.*.
It was soon established as a custom and as a law that the bishops of the
independent churches should meet in the capital of the province at the stated
periods of spring and autumn. Their deliberations were assisted by the advice of
a few ...
... invidious distinction; the office of perpetual presidents in ul the councils of each
province was conferred on the bishops of ... it was easy to foresee that Rome
must enjoy the of respect, and would soon claim the obedience, of the provinces.
The ministers of Polytheism, both in Rome and in the provinces, were, for the
most part, men of a noble birth, and of an affluent fortune, who received, as an
honourable distinction, the care of a celebrated temple, or of a public sacrifice, ...
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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