Near a century afterwards, Tertullian, with an honest pride, could boast that very
few Christians had suffered by the hand of the executioner, except on account of
their religion.” Their serious and sequestered life, averse to the gay luxury of the ...
If Ignatius suffered under Trajan, and the Epistles ascribed to him are genuine, 4
would follow that episcopal government was fully organized in some churches in
the East at the beginning of the second century, for those documents assume ...
“If such irregularities are suffered with impunity (it is thus that the bishop of
Carthage chides the lenity of his colleague), if such irregularities are suffered,
there is an end of EpiscoPAL vigour;” an end of the sublime and divine power of ...
198According to the ancients, Jesus Christ suffered under the consulship of the
two Gemini, in the year 29 of our present aera. Pliny was sent into Bithynia (
according to o in the year 11o. [The evening on which the moon was first visible
... who might perhaps have suffered themselves to be disarmed by a ready
submission, deeming their honour concerned in the execution of their commands
, sometimes attempted by rigorous punishments to subdue this independent spirit
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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 6
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1900
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. [With a ..., Volum 6
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1789