History of Liberty Volume 2, PT. 1

History of Liberty Volume 2, PT. 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1853 edition. Excerpt: ...to the same Emperor by Quadratus, also belonging to Athens.8 Some of the ancient writers are of opinion that Hadrian was induced to forbid any further assaults upon the Christians.9 It is very probable that he ordered the Athenian community to be spared. - "As men in raRC strike those that wish Ep. 83, tom. iv. p 656. Ens., them best." othMo., v3 He wrote in 123 or 126. 8 Eus., iv. 3. Hier., Cat. Scr. - Ad Diognetum Epistola, 5. Eccl., 19. He wrote in 126. 9 Jerome, in the letter cited i "Aristides philosophus, virelo-above, alludes to Quadratus only. quentissimus, .... Apologeticum Eusebius, in the Chronicle, (ad pro Christianis obtalit contextum Ann. 127), refers to both Quadraphilosophorum sententiis." Hier., lus and Aristides. Justin, afterwards called the Martyr, took the same course. It has been related how he died. He was born of Greek parents in a Roman colony of Samaria. But his days were spent elsewhere, and partly at Rome.10 He has left an account of his early interest in philosophical pursuits, from which he was suddenly withdrawn by conversion to Christianity.11 No one could have been a more earnest convert. Twice subsequently was his voice raised in defending his brethren before their sovereigns.12 "Ye do not," he says to Antoninus Pius, "ye do not punish others accused before you until they are convicted. But in relation to us, ye receive the name which we bear as though it were in itself a conviction We are charged with being Christians. If any one thus charged denies that he is a Christian, ye dismiss him as free from crime. But if any one confesses himself a Christian, him ye punish on account of his confession. It would be fit, however, that ye should inquire into the lives both of him...show more

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  • Paperback | 106 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 204g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236634535
  • 9781236634535