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CHAPTER II:
ATHANASIUS TO HYPATIA

Footnotes

[25:1] Gibbon, Chap. xx.

[25:2] Chap 21.

[26:3] Gibbon, Chap. xxi.

[26:4] Chap. 21.

[27:5] Emerson's "English Traits", Works, vol. iv., p. 123.

[27:6] Chap. 21.

[27:7] St. Athanasius, "Historical Treatises," Pusey's Library of the Fathers, pp. 192-284.

[28:8] Gibbon, Chap. xxi.

[28:9] Milman's History of Latin Christianity, vol. ii., p. 422.

[28:1] Socrates, Ec. Hist., Book II., chap. 38, p. 208; 1844.

[28:2] Ibid.

[28:3] Clarke, History of Intolerance, vol. i., p. 303; 1820.  Gibbon, Chap. xxi.

[29:4] Gibbon, Chap. xxi.

[29:5] Tilemont, Memoires d'Hist. Eccles. Tome VI. p. 88-98.

[29:6] Gibbon, Chap. xxi.

[29:7] Ibid.

[30:8] Gibbon, Chap. xxv.

[30:9] Treatise on Episcopacy, p. 24.

[30:1] Gibbon, Chap. xxv.

[31:2] Socrates, Ec. Hist., bk. iv., chap. 16; Milner's History of the Church of Christ, vol. i., p. 609.

[31:3] Jortin, vol. ii., pp. 317-319.

[32:4] Gibbon, Chap. xvii.

[32:5] Gibbon, Chap. xxvii.

[32:6] Ulfilas, surnamed by Constantius "the Moses of the Goths," made for them a translation of the Scriptures from which he had the prudence to exclude the books of Samuel and Kings, lest their warlike contents should be found to stimulate the ferocity of the barbarians.

[33:7] Jortin, vol. ii., p. 326.

[33:8] Jortin, vol. ii., p. 320; Gibbon, Chap. xxvii.

[34:9] Dupin,Ecclesiastical Writers, Priscillian. Neander, vol. iv. p. 505.

[35:1] Gibbon, Chap. xxviii.

[35:2] Epistle 40.

[35:3] Jortin, vol. ii., p. 226, and Dupin, History of Ecclesiastical Writers: Ambrose.

[35:4] Epistle 18.

[36:5] History of Latin Christianity, vol. i., p. 101.

[36:6] Milman's History of Christianity, vol. iii., 64. Gibbon, Chap. xxviii.

[36:7] Vol. II., p. 339.

[37:8] "Do not I hate them, O Lord, that hate thee? I hate them with perfect hatred." Psalm 139:21-22.

[37:9] History of European Morals, vol. i., pp. 420, 454.

[37:1] History of Christianity, vol. iii., chap. vii., p. 43.

[37:2] Lardner, vol. vii., pp. 206, 396.

[38:3] Vol. I., pp. 301, 302.

[39:4] History of Rationalism in Europe, vol. ii., p. 23-25.

[39:5] Vol. II., p. 324.

[39:6] Gibbon, Chap. xxviii; Etienne Chastel, Histoire de la Destruction du Paganisme dans I'Empire du Orient: Ouvrage couronné par l'Académie, p. 190; Paris, 1856.

[39:7] History of Christianity, vol. iii., p. 62.

[40:8] Floury, Histoire du Christianisme, Book XIX, chap. 23; Chastel, p. 184.

[40:9] Milman, vol. iii., p. 65.

[40:1] Gibbon, Chap. xxviii; Count A. A. Beugnot, Histoire de la Destruction du Paganisme en Occident, vol. i., p. 299.

[40:2] Chap. 10.

[40:3] Beugnot, p. 363.

[40:4] Et. Chastel, p. 200; Gibbon, Chap. xxviii.

[41:5] Chap. 28.

[41:6] Libanius pro Templis. (See Lecky, History of Rationalism in Europe, ii. 20.)

[41:7] Gibbon, Chap. xxviii.

[42:8] Chastel, p. 215.

[42:9] Draper, chap. 10.

[42:1] Chap. 28.

[43:2] Vol. III., pp. 48, 67.

[43:3] Jortin, vol. iii., p. 81; Mosheim, vol. i., p. 368. The decision of Theophilus was supported by the Catholic Church, and the writings of Origen are still of disputed authority. According to Bayle, many Romish divines believe this Father is in hell, while others maintain he is in heaven.

[43:4] Gibbon, Chap. xxxii.

[43:5] Chap. 32.

[44:6] Gibbon cites from Pliny a story which is too good to be missed. "Is it true" (said Augustus to a veteran of Italy, at whose house he supped) "that the man who gave the first blow to the golden statue of Anaitis was instantly deprived of his eyes and his life?" "I was that man," replied the clear-sighted veteran, "and you now sup on one of the legs of the goddess."

[44:7] Gibbon, Chap. xxviii.

[44:8] Milman's Gibbon, Dr. Smith's edition: Editor's notes, vol. iii., p. 419, and vol. vi., pp. 337-338.

[45:9] Book VII., chap vii.

[45:1] Gibbon, Chap. xlvii.

[45:2] Bibliothèque Universelle, vii., 54.

[45:3] Vol. III., p. 107.

[45:4] Jortin, vol. iii., p. 107; Gibbon, Chap. xlvii.

[46:5] Gibbon, Chap. xlvii.

[46:6] Book VII., chap. 15.

[46:7] Vol. III., p. 106, 107.
 


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