History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Vol. 2

Forside
Kessinger Publishing, 2004
THIS IS A DOWNLOADABLE E-BOOK. The sectaries of a persecuted religion, depressed by fear animated with resentment, and perhaps heated by enthusiasm, are seldom in a proper temper of mind calmly to investigate, or candidly to appreciate, the motives of their enemies, which often escape the impartial and discerning view even of those who are placed at a secure distance from the flames of persecution. A reason has been assigned for the conduct of the emperors towards the primitive Christians

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