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" But the devotion of Constantino was more peculiarly directed to the genius of the Sun, the Apollo of Greek and Roman mythology; and he was pleased to be represented with the symbols of the God of Light and Poetry. "
The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, with notes by ... - Side 6
av Edward Gibbon - 1854
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Select Works of the Emperor Julian: And Some Pieces of the Sophist ..., Volum 1

Julian (Emperor of Rome) - 1784 - 397 sider
...they replied, ' is as you direft ; but be careful left that worft « * The devotion of Conftantine was peculiarly directed to the Genius of the" Sun, the Apollo of Greek and Roman mythology ; and he was pleated to be represented with the fymbols of the God of light and poetry. GIBBWN. Among the maTty...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volum 3

Edward Gibbon - 1792
...apotheofis of his father Conftantius ". But the devotion of Conftantine was more peculiarly direfted to the genius of the Sun, the Apollo of Greek and Roman mythology ; and he was . pleafed to be reprefented with the fymbols of the <° Theodore* (1. ic 18.) feems to infinuate that...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volum 3

Edward Gibbon - 1811
...council of Olympus by the solemn apotheosis of his father Constantius.k But tae devotion of Constantine was more peculiarly directed to the genius of the...pleased to be represented with the symbols of the 1 Theodoret (I- i, c. 18) seems to insinuate that Helena gave her son a Christian education; but we...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

Edward Gibbon - 1837 - 1256 sider
...council of Olympus by the solemn apotheosis of his father Constant! us. u But the devotion of Constantine was more peculiarly directed to the genius of the Sun, the Apollo of Greek and Koman mythology ; and he was pleased to be represented with the symbols of the God of Light and Poetry....
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volum 2

Edward Gibbon - 1840
...of Olympus by the solemn apotheosis of his father Constantius (11). But the devotion of Constantine was more peculiarly directed to the genius of the...was pleased to be represented with the symbols of Light and Poetry. The unerring shafts of that deity, the brightness of his eyes, his laurel wreath,...
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History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volum 1

Edward Gibbon - 1840
...father Connnd almost imperceptible gradations by which the stantius.1 But the devotion of Constantine was more peculiarly directed to the genius of the sun, the Apollo monarch declared himself the protector, and at length the proselyte, of the church. It was an arduous...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volum 2

Edward Gibbon - 1846
...council of Olympus by the solemn apotheosis of his father Constantius.11 But the devotion of Constantine was more peculiarly directed to the genius of the...Greek and Roman mythology ; and he was pleased to be reprehis master say with indifference, " hominibus supradictw religionis" (1. xvi. tit. ii. leg. 1.)....
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The Harmony of Prophecy: Or, Scriptural Illustrations of the Apocalypse

Alexander Keith - 1851 - 439 sider
...solemn apotheosis of his father Constantius. But the devotion of Constantine was more particularly directed to the genius of the Sun, the Apollo of Greek...the symbols of the god of light and poetry. — The altars of Apollo were crowned with the votive offerings of Constantine ; and the credulous multitude...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volum 3

Edward Gibbon - 1854
...council of Olympus by the solemn apotheosis of his father Constantius.11 But the devotion of Constantine was more peculiarly directed to the genius of the...symbols of the God of Light and Poetry. The unerring shafls of that deity, the brightness of his eyes, his laurel wreath, immortal beauty, and elegant accomplishments,...
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The Cross and the Crescent as Standards in War: Their Origin, Progress, and ...

James J. Macintyre - 1854 - 360 sider
...; and Gibbon describes him in his Pagan devotion " as more pecu* Luke ix. 56. t John x. 10. liarly directed to the genius of the Sun, the Apollo of Greek...with the symbols of the God of Light and Poetry." His Pagan prepossessions appeared to have modified the ceremonial he established for the Christian...
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