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Under the pressure of every calamity, the belief of those miracles has preserved
the Jews of a later period from the universal contagion of idolatry; and, in
contradiction to every known principle of the human mind, that singular people
seems to ...
The Jewish religion was admirably fitted for defence, but it śī. was never
designed for conquest; and it seems probable that $o. the number of proselytes
was never much superior to that of quot apostates. The divine promises were
477, 535) seems to have collected from Eusebius, Jerome, Epiphanius, and other
writers, all the principal circumstances that relate to the Nazarenes, or Ebionites.
The nature of their opinions soon divided them into a stricter and a milder sect; ...
among the Christians *See Le Clerc (Prolegomena ad Hist, Ecclesiast, sect. 1, c.
8). His authority seems to carry the greater weight, as he has written a learned
and judicious commentary on the books of the Old Testament. .. - 60 Joseph.
... who wrote in the first century, and who seems to have been half a Jew. 63 The
Fo church of Antioch computed almost 6000 years from the creation of the world
to the birth of Christ. Africanus, Lactantius, and the Greek church, have reduced ...
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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