The Ancient Lowly: A History of the Ancient Working People from the Earliest Known Period to the Adoption of Christianity by Constantine, Volume 2

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History of the working classes from a socialist perspective 5th Edition. The preface explains the difficulty of getting the book published because there were no socialist publishing houses at the time of original publication (1888). Read full review

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Unique for its time, this is a praiseworthy effort to write history from the bottom up. One can forgive the Author's ignorance of things he couldn't possibly have known, scholarship being what it was ... Read full review

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Page 358 - And the multitude of them that believed were of one heart and of one soul : neither said any of them that aught of the things which he possessed was his own } but they had all things common.
Page 356 - And thus an end was put to this sedition. " [Now there was about this time Jesus, a wise man, if it be lawful to call him a man ; for he was a doer of wonderful works, a teacher of such men as receive the truth with pleasure. He drew over to him both many of the Jews, and many of the Gentiles. He was [the] Christ.
Page 298 - And after these things I heard a great voice of much people in heaven, saying, Alleluia; Salvation, and glory, and honour, and power, unto the Lord our God: For true and righteous are his judgments: for he hath judged the great whore, which did corrupt the earth with her fornication, and hath avenged the blood of his servants at her hand. And again they said, Alleluia. And her smoke rose up for ever and ever.
Page 366 - Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judaea in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem, Saying, where is he that is born King of the Jews? For we have seen his star in the east, and are come to worship him.
Page 358 - Then they that gladly received his word, were baptized : and the same day there were added unto them about three thousand souls.
Page 77 - And Pharaoh commanded the same day the taskmasters of the people, and their officers, saying, Ye shall no more give the people straw to make brick, as heretofore : let them go and gather straw for themselves.
Page 515 - And from thence, when the brethren heard of us, they came to meet us as far as Appii Forum, and the Three Taverns; whom, when Paul saw, he thanked God, and took courage.
Page 403 - Ye stiffnecked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, ye do always resist the Holy Ghost: as your fathers did, so do ye.
Page 458 - And they went out of the prison, and entered into the house of Lydia : and when they had seen the brethren, they comforted them, and departed.
Page 513 - For we have found this man a pestilent fellow, and a mover of sedition among all the Jews throughout the world, and a ring-leader of the sect of the Nazarenes...

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