History of Rome

Down to the Age of Constantine

Author: Max Cary,H.H. Scullard

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1349024155

Category: History

Page: 694

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Backgrounds of Early Christianity

Author: Everett Ferguson

Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

ISBN: 9780802822215

Category: History

Page: 648

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New to this expanded & updated edition are revisions of Ferguson's original material, updated bibliographies, & a fresh dicussion of first century social life, the Dead Sea Scrolls & much else.

The Life of the Blessed Emperor Constantine

From AD 306 to AD 337

Author: Pamphilus Eusebius Pamphilus,Eusebius (of Caesarea, Bishop of Caesarea)

Publisher: Arx Publishing, LLC

ISBN: 1889758930

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 219

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Originally published: London: Samuel Bagster and Sons, 1845.

Rome

Empire of the Eagles, 753 BC – AD 476

Author: Neil Faulkner

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317905237

Category: History

Page: 378

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The Roman Empire is widely admired as a model of civilisation. In this compelling new study Neil Faulkner argues that in fact, it was nothing more than a ruthless system of robbery and violence. War was used to enrich the state, the imperial ruling classes and favoured client groups. In the process millions of people were killed or enslaved. Within the empire the landowning elite creamed off the wealth of the countryside to pay taxes to the state and fund the towns and villas where they lived. The masses of people – slaves, serfs and poor peasants – were victims of a grand exploitation that made the empire possible. This system, riddled with tension and latent conflict, contained the seeds of its own eventual collapse.

Book of Martyrs

A Universal History of Christian Martyrdom from the Birth of Our Blessed Saviour to the Latest Periods of Persecution

Author: John Foxe

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: N.A

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