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St. Cyril and Neftorius-Third General Council of Ephesus.- Heresy of Eutyches.—
Fourth General Council of Chalcedon.—Civil and Ecclesiastical Discord.—
Intolerance of justinian.—The three Chapters.-The Monothelite Controversy.—
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... felt the hatred of Theophilus and Cyril the successive patriarchs of Alexandria.
* V. The V. The groveling Ebionite, and the phantastic Docetes, were rejected. * *
* C H A P. XLVII. Cyril, patriarch of Alexandria, 19 274 THE DECLINE AND FALL.
The name of CYRIL of Alexandria is famous in controversial story, and the title of
saint is a mark that his opinions and his party have finally prewailed. In the house
of his uncle, the archbishop Theophilus, he. C H A P. XLVII. Cyril, patriarch of ...
Cyril prayed and fasted in the desert, but his thoughts (it is the reproach of a
friend *) were still fixed on the world; and the call of Theophilus, who summoned
him to the tumult of cities and synods, was too readily obeyed by the aspiring
... and their general supported the claims of the archdeacon; but a resistless
multitude, with voices and with hands, asserted the cause of their favourite; and,
after a period of thirty-nine years, Cyril was feated on the throne of Athanasius”.
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In The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Edward Gibbon argues that the loss of civic virtue amongst the Romans enabled barbarian invaders to succeed in their conquest. The book traces the period ... Les hele vurderingen
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One of Gibbons' major theses is that the rise of Christianity, with its emphasis on other-worldly concerns, was a major factor in the decline of the Roman empire. In his notes, Milman, a minister, attempts to counter these conclusions. Les hele vurderingen
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volum 7
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1914