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8 quantity sequence. hence Tertullian tells of a firm of Christians in Ephesus, who begged martyrdom from the heathen governor, yet after a couple of have been done, the remaining have been despatched away by means of him with the phrases: "Miserable creatures, when you particularly desire to die, you've precipices and halters enough." although this mistake was once a long way much less discreditable than the other severe of the cowardly worry of guy, but it was once opposite to the guide and the instance of Christ and the apostles,6 three and to the spirit of precise martyrdom, which is composed within the union of honest humility and gear, and possesses divine energy within the very realization of human weak point.

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Et belles letters," Tom. XXVI. Part II. 1867, pp. ), and in Fastes des provinces Asiatiques, 1872, 219 sqq. Wieseler: Das Martyrium Polykarp’s und dessen Chronologie, in his Christenverfolgungen, etc. (1878), 3 87. Keim: Die Zwölf Märtyrer von Smyrna und der Tod des Bishops Polykarp, in his Aus dem Urchristenthum (1878), 92–133. E. , in Hilgenfeld’s "Zeitschrift für wissensch. " for 1882, pp. 227 sqq. Antoninus Pius protected the Christians from the tumultuous violence which broke out against them on account of the frequent public calamities.

C. 47. Tertullian also says (Adv. Jud. c. " 0 2 Ad Zephan. 1:15 sqq. Schürer quotes the passage, p. 363. " There I saw on Good Friday, 1877, a large number of Jews, old and young, men and women, venerable rabbis with patriarchal beards, others dirty and repulsive, kissing the stone wall and watering it with their tears, while repeating from Hebrew Bibles and prayer-books the Lamentations of Jeremiah, Psalms 76th and 79th, and various litanies. Comp. Tobler, Topographie von Jerusalem I. 629. 28 Hist of Christ'n Church 2 Philip Schaff After this the Jews had no opportunity for any further independent persecution of the Christians.

Tobler, Topographie von Jerusalem I. 629. 28 Hist of Christ'n Church 2 Philip Schaff After this the Jews had no opportunity for any further independent persecution of the Christians. Yet they continued to circulate horrible calumnies on Jesus and his followers. Their learned schools at Tiberias and Babylon nourished this bitter hostility. e. e. e. Completion) in the fourth century, well represents the Judaism of its day, stiff, traditional, stagnant, and anti-Christian. Subsequently the Jerusalem Talmud was eclipsed by the Babylonian (430–521), which is four times larger, and a still more distinct expression of Rabbinism.

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