Weakness of Polytheism ... --- --- --- --- --- The Scepticism of the Pagan World
proved favourable to the new Religion -- --- --- --- --- --- --- And the Peace and
Union of the Roman Empire Historical View of the Progress of Christianity ... In
the East ...
200 CHAPTER XVIII Character of Constantine—Gothic War—Death of
Constantine—Division of the Empire among his three Sons—Persian War—
Tragic Death of onstantine the Younger, and Constans–Usurpation of
Magnentius– Civil ...
THE HISTORY or the DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE CHAPTER
XV The Progress of the Christian Religion, and the Sentiments, Manners,
Numbers, and Condition, of the primitive Christians A CANDid but rational inquiry
By these frequent protestations, their attachment to the faith was continually
fortified, and, in proportion to the increase of zeal, they combated with the more
ardour and success in the holy war which they had undertaken against the
empire of ...
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 ...
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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, 2, Volum 2
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1840
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. [With a ..., Volum 6
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1789
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
Edward Gibbon,William Youngman
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1830