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5 results for "cyprian"
1. Tertullian, Apology, 40.1-40.2 (2nd cent. CE - 3rd cent. CE)  Tagged with subjects: •cyprian, and african gods Found in books: Simmons(1995), Arnobius of Sicca: Religious Conflict and Competition in the Age of Diocletian, 10
40.1. esse in causam. Si Tiberis ascendit in moenia, si Nilus non ascendit in arva, si caelum stetit, si terra movit, si fames, si lues, statim Christianos ad leonem! adclamatur. Tantos ad unum? 40.2.
2. Eusebius of Caesarea, Ecclesiastical History, 9.7.8-9.7.9 (3rd cent. CE - 4th cent. CE)  Tagged with subjects: •cyprian, and african gods Found in books: Simmons(1995), Arnobius of Sicca: Religious Conflict and Competition in the Age of Diocletian, 10
9.7.8. For who can be found so ignorant or so devoid of all understanding as not to perceive that it is due to the kindly care of the gods that the earth does not refuse the seed sown in it, nor disappoint the hope of the husbandmen with vain expectation; that impious war is not inevitably fixed upon earth, and wasted bodies dragged down to death under the influence of a corrupted atmosphere; that the sea is not swollen and raised on high by blasts of intemperate winds; that unexpected hurricanes do not burst forth and stir up the destructive tempest; moreover, that the earth, the nourisher and mother of all, is not shaken from its lowest depths with a terrible tremor, and that the mountains upon it do not sink into the opening chasms. No one is ignorant that all these, and evils still worse than these, have oftentimes happened hitherto. 9.7.9. And all these misfortunes have taken place on account of the destructive error of the empty vanity of those impious men, when it prevailed in their souls, and, we may almost say, weighed down the whole world with shame.
3. Porphyry, Philosophy From Oracles, None (3rd cent. CE - 4th cent. CE)  Tagged with subjects: •nan Found in books: nan nan
4. Augustine, De Consensu Evangelistarum Libri Quatuor, 1.5.23, 1.33.50 (4th cent. CE - 5th cent. CE)  Tagged with subjects: •cyprian, and african gods Found in books: Simmons(1995), Arnobius of Sicca: Religious Conflict and Competition in the Age of Diocletian, 10
5. Macrobius, Mosaicarum Et Romanarum Legum Collatio, 43587  Tagged with subjects: •cyprian, and african gods Found in books: Simmons(1995), Arnobius of Sicca: Religious Conflict and Competition in the Age of Diocletian, 10