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4 results for "persecution"
1. Longinus, On The Sublime, 11.3.10 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)  Tagged with subjects: •persecution, of heretics Found in books: Ando and Ruepke (2006), Religion and Law in Classical and Christian Rome, 117
2. Eusebius of Caesarea, Life of Constantine, 4.23-4.24 (3rd cent. CE - 4th cent. CE)  Tagged with subjects: •persecution, of heretics Found in books: Ando and Ruepke (2006), Religion and Law in Classical and Christian Rome, 117
4.23. Such were his sacred ministrations in the service of his God. At the same time, his subjects, both civil and military, throughout the empire, found a barrier everywhere opposed against idol worship, and every kind of sacrifice forbidden. A statute was also passed, enjoining the due observance of the Lord's day, and transmitted to the governors of every province, who undertook, at the emperor's command, to respect the days commemorative of martyrs, and duly to honor the festal seasons in the churches: and all these intentions were fullfilled to the emperor's entire satisfaction. 4.24. Hence it was not without reason that once, on the occasion of his entertaining a company of bishops, he let fall the expression, that he himself too was a bishop, addressing them in my hearing in the following words: You are bishops whose jurisdiction is within the Church: I also am a bishop, ordained by God to overlook whatever is external to the Church. And truly his measures corresponded with his words: for he watched over his subjects with an episcopal care, and exhorted them as far as in him lay to follow a godly life.
3. Socrates Scholasticus, Ecclesiastical History, 1.3.15, 2.27.38 (4th cent. CE - 5th cent. CE)  Tagged with subjects: •persecution, of heretics Found in books: Ando and Ruepke (2006), Religion and Law in Classical and Christian Rome, 117
4. Optatus of Mileve, Appendix Decem Monumentorum Veterum, 7 (4th cent. CE - 4th cent. CE)  Tagged with subjects: •persecution, of heretics Found in books: Ando and Ruepke (2006), Religion and Law in Classical and Christian Rome, 117