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OF THE

DECLINE AND FALL OF THE

ROMAN EMPIRE

BY

EDWARD GIBBON

EDITED IN SEVEN VOLUMES

WITH INTRODUCTION, NOTES, APPENDICES, AND INDEX

BY

J. B. BURY, M.A.

HON. LITT. D. OF DURHAM ; HON. LL.D. OF EDINBURGH

CORRESPONDING MEMBER OF THE IMPERIAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES, ST. PETERSBURG
FELLOW OF TRINITY COLLEGE, AND REGIUS PROFESSOR OF GREEK

IN THE UNIVERSITY OF DUBLIN

VOL. II.

MET HU EN & CO.

36 ESSEX STREET, W.C.

LONDON

1901

Third Edition

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CONTENTS OF THE SECOND VOLUME

of the Soul among the Philosophers ...

Among the Pagans of Greece and Rome

Among the Barbarians and the Jews

Among

the Christians

Approaching End of the World

Doctrine of the Millennium ...

Conflagration of Rome and of the World

The Pagans devoted to Eternal Punishment

Were often converted by their Fears

III. THE THIRD Cause. Miraculous powers of the Primitive

Church

Their Truth contested

Our perplexity in defining the miraculous Period

Use of the Primitive Miracles

IV. The Fourth Cause. Virtues of the first Christians

Effects of their Repentance ...

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