The History of the Jews: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time, Volum 3

J. & J. Harper, 1830

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Side 106 - Rome, to enjoy municipal honours, and to obtain at the same time an exemption from the burdensome and expensive offices of society. The moderation or the contempt of the Romans gave a legal sanction to the form of ecclesiastical police which was instituted by the vanquished sect. The patriarch, who had fixed his residence at Tiberias, was empowered to appoint his subordinate ministers and apostles, to exercise a domestic jurisdiction, and to receive from his dispersed brethren an annual contribution.
Side 49 - The tender and delicate woman among you, which would not adventure to set the sole of her foot upon the ground for delicateness and tenderness...
Side 45 - You have put up a barrier," he said, " to prevent strangers from polluting your Temple : this the Romans have always respected ; — we have allowed you to put to death all who violated its precincts. Yet ye defile it yourselves with blood and carnage. I call on your Gods — I call on my whole army — I call on the Jews who are with me — I call on yourselves — to witness that I do not force you to this crime. Come forth, and fight in any other place : and no Roman shall violate your sacred...
Side 54 - Temple; afterwards, into the upper city. Some of the priests upon the roof wrenched off the gilded spikes, with their sockets of lead, and used them as missiles against the Romans below.
Side 232 - The Lord said, I will bring again from Bashan, I will bring my people again from the depths of the sea...
Side 49 - ... and toward her young one that cometh out from between her feet, and toward her children which she shall bear; for she shall eat them for want of all things secretly, in the siege and straitness, wherewith thine enemy shall distress thee in thy gates.
Side 324 - E e empire they had lived unmolested, unless perhaps by some vexatious local regulations, or popular commotions in the different cities. Joseph published his edict of toleration, by which he opened to the Jews the schools and the universities of the empire, and gave them the privilege of taking degrees as doctors in philosophy, medicine, and civil law. It enforced upon them the wise preliminary measure of establishing primary schools for their youth. It threw open the whole circle of trade to their...
Side 53 - ... of the insurgents who were perishing in the flames, mingled with the roaring of the conflagration and the thundering sound of falling timbers. The echoes of the mountains...
Side 131 - Mischna, or Code of traditional Law, all the authorized interpretations of the Mosaic Law, the traditions, the decisions of the learned, and the precedents of the courts or schools.

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