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Cupiditatem procreandi aut unam scimus aut nullam. Minucius Felix, c. 31. Justin.
Apolog. Major . Athenagoras in Legat. c. 28. Tertullian de Cultu Femin. l. ii. *
Eusebius, l. vi. 8. Before the fame of Origen had excited envy and persecu tion, ...
The former is confirmed by the tion of the --- - - - gouemoy diligent and accurate
Suetonius, who mentions the punishment which Nero inflicted on the Christians,
a sect of men who had embraced a new and criminal superstition.* The latter may
Notwithstanding the general rules established for the Alternative. conviction and
punishment of the Christians, the fate of those:::::::: sectaries, in an extensive and
arbitrary government, must still, in tion a great measure, have depended on their
tion of the eastern provinces may, in some degree, be ascribed to the policy of
Constantine, as the barbarians of the Euxine, who in the preceding age had
poured their armaments into the heart of the Mediterranean, soon desisted from
Constantine to the miraculous sign which was displayed in the heavens whilst he
meditated and prepared the Italian expedi-A.D. au tion.” The historian Zosimus
maliciously asserts that the emperor had imbrued his hands in the blood of his ...
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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