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Pagan and Christian Rome

Pagan and Christian Rome This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers You may find it for free on the web Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery

  • Title: Pagan and Christian Rome
  • Author: Rodolfo A Lanciani
  • ISBN: 9780405087288
  • Page: 420
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers You may find it for free on the web Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.

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    1. A book published in the 1800's that talks about architecture that was uncovered, and some of the history of the city of Rome. While I found it interesting, I think modern readers might find it less than compelling.


    2. gutenberg/ebooks/22153BATTLE BETWEEN CONSTANTINE AND MAXENTIUS(From a painting by Giulio Romano, Francesco Penni and Raffaellino del Colle)The opening chapter deals with: The early adoption of Christianity not confined to the poorer classes.—Instances of Roman nobles who were Christians.—The family of the Acilii Glabriones.—Manius Acilius the consul.—Put to death because of his religion.—Description of his tomb, recently discovered.—Other Christian patricians.—How was it possible f [...]


    3. A large section in the book is dedicated to the construction of the first and second Basilica of St. Peter. First Constantine's tribute to where St. Peter was crucified is described, and then the new basilica's construction is detailed. I found this to be the most fascinating section of the book. The second most interesting section is about the churches built over the homes that were used by Saints Peter and Paul when preaching to the early Christians in Rome.The author's enthusiasm for his subj [...]


    4. It is interesting to read this account which pre-dates 20th century criticism. The validity of events recorded in the Bible and early Christian tradition are generally assumed to be true. The questions dealt with in this book are more along the lines of the legitimacy and applicability of artifacts.


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