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Augustine, The City Of God, 22.8.21
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1. Septuagint, 2 Maccabees, 3 (2nd cent. BCE - 2nd cent. BCE)

2. Josephus Flavius, Jewish Antiquities, 1.255, 3.81, 3.310, 8.119, 18.286 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

1.255. Do you therefore confirm that marriage, whose espousals have been already made by a divine appearance; and show the respect you have for Abraham, who hath sent me with so much solicitude, in giving your consent to the marriage of this damsel.” Upon this they understood it to be the will of God, and greatly approved of the offer, and sent their daughter, as was desired. Accordingly Isaac married her, the inheritance being now come to him; for the children by Keturah were gone to their own remote habitations. 3.81. Now, as to these matters, every one of my readers may think as he pleases; but I am under a necessity of relating this history as it is described in the sacred books. This sight, and the amazing sound that came to their ears, disturbed the Hebrews to a prodigious degree 8.119. Now when this divine appearance was seen, the people supposed it to be a demonstration of God’s abode in the temple, and were pleased with it, and fell down upon the ground and worshipped. Upon which the king began to bless God, and exhorted the multitude to do the same, as now having sufficient indications of God’s favorable disposition to them; 18.286. insomuch that when such a great quantity of rain came, and that in an unusual manner, and without any other expectation of it, the Jews hoped that Petronius would by no means fail in his petition for them. But as to Petronius, he was mightily surprised when he perceived that God evidently took care of the Jews, and gave very plain signs of his appearance, and this to such a degree, that those that were in earnest much inclined to the contrary had no power left to contradict it.
3. Augustine, The City of God, 22.8.14, 22.8.16 (4th cent. CE - 5th cent. CE)



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aretalogies Bickerman and Tropper, Studies in Jewish and Christian History (2007) 463
augustine Mackey, Belief and Cult: Rethinking Roman Religion (2022) 56
belief, religious Mackey, Belief and Cult: Rethinking Roman Religion (2022) 56
cognition, and intentionality Mackey, Belief and Cult: Rethinking Roman Religion (2022) 56
dreams (in late antique and medieval christian literature), augustine, on the city of god Renberg, Where Dreams May Come: Incubation Sanctuaries in the Greco-Roman World (2017) 786
dreams (in late antique and medieval christian literature), gregory of tours, glory of the confessors Renberg, Where Dreams May Come: Incubation Sanctuaries in the Greco-Roman World (2017) 786
dreams (in late antique and medieval christian literature), gregory of tours, glory of the martyrs Renberg, Where Dreams May Come: Incubation Sanctuaries in the Greco-Roman World (2017) 786
dreams (in late antique and medieval christian literature), gregory of tours, on the suffering and powerful deeds of the martyr st. julian Renberg, Where Dreams May Come: Incubation Sanctuaries in the Greco-Roman World (2017) 786
dreams (in late antique and medieval christian literature), ps.-augustine, on the miracles of st. stephen Renberg, Where Dreams May Come: Incubation Sanctuaries in the Greco-Roman World (2017) 786
evodius (bishop) Renberg, Where Dreams May Come: Incubation Sanctuaries in the Greco-Roman World (2017) 786
incubation (christian), unintentional incubation Renberg, Where Dreams May Come: Incubation Sanctuaries in the Greco-Roman World (2017) 786
incubation (christian) Renberg, Where Dreams May Come: Incubation Sanctuaries in the Greco-Roman World (2017) 786
innocentius Mackey, Belief and Cult: Rethinking Roman Religion (2022) 56
intentionality, and cognition Mackey, Belief and Cult: Rethinking Roman Religion (2022) 56
miracles, stories Bickerman and Tropper, Studies in Jewish and Christian History (2007) 463
needham, rodney Mackey, Belief and Cult: Rethinking Roman Religion (2022) 56
religion, roman Mackey, Belief and Cult: Rethinking Roman Religion (2022) 56
roman religion, and belief Mackey, Belief and Cult: Rethinking Roman Religion (2022) 56
saints, albinus of angers Renberg, Where Dreams May Come: Incubation Sanctuaries in the Greco-Roman World (2017) 786
saints, augustine Renberg, Where Dreams May Come: Incubation Sanctuaries in the Greco-Roman World (2017) 786
sarapis Bickerman and Tropper, Studies in Jewish and Christian History (2007) 463
seleucus iv Bickerman and Tropper, Studies in Jewish and Christian History (2007) 463
shechemites Bickerman and Tropper, Studies in Jewish and Christian History (2007) 463
stephen (saint), claim of incubation at uzalis martyrium' Renberg, Where Dreams May Come: Incubation Sanctuaries in the Greco-Roman World (2017) 786
temple Bickerman and Tropper, Studies in Jewish and Christian History (2007) 463