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CONTENTS OF THE FOURTH VOLUME.

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TESTIMONIES OF ANTIENT HEATHENS.

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Preface

Pliny the Younger, and Trajan

X.

Epictetus the Stoic Philosopher

X.

The Emperor Adrian

XII. Bruttius Præsens

XII.

Phlegon, Thallus, and Dionysius the Areopagite

XIV. The Emperor Titus Antoninus the Pious

XV. Sect. 1. The Emperor Marcus Antoninus the Philosopher

2. Of the Persecutions in his Tiine

S. A remarkable Deliverance of this Emperor in his Wars in Ger-

many, and the History of the Thundering Legion, considered

XVI. Apuleius of Madaura in Africa

XVII A general account of the early adversaries of the Christians, who wrote

against them : Celsus, Porphyry, Hierocles, Julian, Fronto, and some

others

XVIII. Celsus

Sect. 1. His time, and character, and his work against the Christians

2. Passages in Celsus, representing the Jewish expectation of the

Messiah

3. Passages of Celsus containing references to the books of the

New Testament

4. Passages of Celsus concerning Christian Facts, chiefly such:

as are recorded in the New Testament

5. Passages of Celsus concerning Christian principles

6. Passages concerning the progress of the Christian religion

7. Passages of Celsus, in which he chargeth the Christians with

magical practices

8. Of Christian.worship, and their assemblies

9. Passages in Celsus concerning those called Heretics

10. Passages in Celsus, containing calumnies, or injurious reflec-

tions upon the Christians

11. Remarks upon the Work of Celsus against the Christians, and

upon Origen's Answer to it

12. The Recapitulation

13. Three summaries of the fragments of the works of Celsus pre-

served in Origen, made by three several learned men

XIX. Lucian of Samosata

XX. Ælius Aristides the Sophist, and Dion Chrysostom

XXI. Galen.

XXII. Conclusion of the second century

XXIII.

The persecution of Severus, and Spartian's testimony to it

XXIV. Diogenes Laertius

XXV. Alexander Severus

XXVI. Ulpian

XXVII. Dion Cassius

XXVIII. The persecution of Maximin the First, or the Thracian

XXIX.. The Emperor Philip: --The question considered, whether he was a

Christian

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Chap. XXX.

The Emperor Decius

249 191

XXXI. The Emperor Gallus

251 193

XXXII. The Emperors Valerian and Gallienus

253 194

XXXIII. Amelius

263

200

XXXIV. Longinus

264 202

XXXV. Numenius

270 205

XXXVI. The Emperor Aurelian

207

XXXVI. Porphyry

209

XXXVIII. Sis writers of the Augustan 'history

306 250

XXXIX. Two-authors who wrote against the Christians in the time of Dioclesian's

persecution, the one anonymous, the other supposed to be Hierocles.

Where also of Apollonius Tyanæus, and the two lives of Pythagoras

written by Porphyry and Jainblichus

308 252

An Appendix to Chap. XXXIX.

271

XL. Dioclesian's persecution of the Christians

303–313 275

XLI. A review of the foregoing period, from the beginning of the third century

to the conversion of Constantine : with some general observations

upon the state of Christianity under heathen emperors

295

XLII. Chalcidius

325 305

XLIII. Alexander of Lycopolis, in Egypt

350 307

XLIV. Praxagoras

: 309

XLV. Bemarchius

310

XLVI. The Emperor Julian

36i 311

XLVII. Himerius

.363 349

XLVII. Themistius

364 350

XLIX. Libastus

390 S55

L. Eutropius

370 369

LI. Ammianus Marcellinus

380 371

LII. Vegetius

396 380

LLIT. Eunapius

396 ib.

LIV. Claudian

394

388

LV. . Macrobius

400 392

LVI. Rutilius

418 394

LVII. Olympiodorus

425 396

LVIII., Zosimus

425

397

LIX. Hierocles of Alexandria

450 416

LX. Proclus

464 417

LXI. Marinus

485 419

LXII. Damascus

540 422

LXIII. Simplicius

550 427

LXIV. A review of the Jewish and Heathen testimonies in the several volumes of

this work

430

year 408

10 The overthrow of Rhadagaisus, a Gothic Prince, in the year 405

11 Rome besieged, taken, and sacked by Alaric the Goth, in the year 410

12 The Correspondence between Augustine and Volusian in the year 4 r2

13 The Correspondence between the people of Madaura and Augustine; time uncertain

14 The Correspondence between Augustine and Longinian; time uncertain

15 Observations of Orosius and Augustine upon the treatment given to the Gentiles by Christian

magistrates

16 Concluding observations upon the state of Gentilisin under Christian emperors

year 399

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494

HISTORY OF HER ETICS.

BOOK THE FIRST.

General Observations concerning Heretics.

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