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According to the discretion of the bishop, it was distributed to support widows and
orphans, the lame, the sick, and the aged, of the community ; to comfort strangers
and pilgrims, and to alleviate the misfortunes of prisoners and captives, more ...
According to the irreproachable testimony of Origen,T the proportion of the faithful
. 'See the fourth century of ... According to Tertullian, the Christian faith had
penetrated into parts of Britain inaccessible to the Roman arms. About a century ...
... not so much according to the knowledge or prejudices of the age of Nero, as
according to those of the time of Hadrian. 3. Tacitus very frequently trusts to the
curiosity or reflection of his readers to supply those intermediate circumstances
According to the new division of Italy, the fertile and happy province of Campania,
the scene of the early victories and of the delicious retirements of the citizens of
Rome, extended between the sea and the Apennine from the Tyber to the ...
... same denomination ; 3. That five of these anrei were the legal tender for a
pound of silver, and that consequently the pound of gold was exchanged for
fourteen pounds eight ounces of silver, according to the Roman, or about thirteen
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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