The Provinces of the Roman Empire: From Caesar to Diocletian, Volume 2

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Gorgias Press, 1886 - History - 384 pages
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Page 347 - In the development of Christianity Africa plays the very first part ; if it arose in Syria, it was in and through Africa that it became the religion for the world.
Page 348 - Christ, ii. 15, 22, in ipsis autem interpretationibus Itala ceteris praeferatur, nam est verborum tenacior cum perspicuitate sententiae^ over which great authorities have been perplexed, but certainly without reason.
Page 268 - Alexandrian, the Egyptians are before all others ; the smallest spark suffices here to kindle a tumult. On account of neglected visits, on account of the confiscation of spoiled provisions, on account of exclusion from a bathing establishment, on account of a dispute between the slave of an Alexandrian of rank and a Roman foot-soldier as to the value or non-value of their respective slippers, the legions were under the necessity of charging among the citizens of Alexandria.

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