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Some Exceptions with regard to Learning --- --- -- Some Exceptions with regard to
Rank and Fortune ... --- Christianity most favourably received by the Poor and
Simple Rejected by some eminent Men of the first and second Centuries .
Those rebellious spirits who had been degraded from the rank of angels, and
cast down into the infernal pit, were still permitted to roam upon earth, to torment
the bodies, and to seduce the minds, of sinful men. The daemons soon
an offer should have been accepted by great numbers of every religion, of every
rank, and of every province in the Roman empire. The ancient Christians were
animated by a contempt for their present existence, and by a just confidence of ...
ted rank, and from thence a superiority of jurisdiction. As often to as in the spring
and autumn they met in provincial synod, the go difference of personal merit and
reputation was very sensibly use felt among the members of the assembly, and ...
... Lyciarchs, &c. [Cp. #...W. Encycl., sub Asiarches.] rank or understanding they
were accustomed to reverence, were filled OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE 55.
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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