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412, 413

An instance of a particular providence related by him 412

The visions and revelations, which he had

413

Cyprian. His character and sentiments

414-421

Improbable miracles related by Cyprian, Macarius,

and Sozomen

416

A wonderful stone mentioned and described in Thuanus 417

VOL. I.
b

Felix
428

Page

Felix of Nola. False reports concerning his miracles 421
Piety and charity of the Christians in the third century,
and in times of distress

428

421

Goths converted to Christianity

421

Paul of Samosata deposed for heresies and immorali-

ties

422

Arnobius. His conversion. A passage in him cor-
rected

422
Antony the monk. His romantic life by Athanasius 423-426
Melchior Canus and Ludovicus Vives, their remarks
on the lives of the saints

426
Modern monks. Their character

427
Hypsistarii, or Cælicola, a sect of deists

427

Dioclesian's persecution, and the constancy of the mar-

tyrs

Depravation of manners amongst the Christians

Extraordinary events and miracles, which are said to

have attended the sufferings of the Martyrs 430

Martyrdom of Romanus. False miracles relating to

it

431

Eusebius not the forger of them

432

Rufinus and Jerom unfaithful translators

432

Martyrdom of a Marcionite.

433

Conversion of two Pantomimes

433

The Romance of the Thebean Legion

434

A divine judgment on the patriarch of Seleucia 434

Milles, a Persian bishop and martyr

434, 436

State of the church after Constantine

437

Appendix to Book Second

439

The Sadducees did not reject the prophets

439-447

And oracle in Herodotus explained

447-451

Some remarks on Pindar

448

A prophetic dream related by Grotius and others

451

Conjecture on a passage in Josephus

453

Van Dale. His notions concerning dæmoniacs 453

Children at Amsterdam supposed to have been posses-

sed with dæmons

454

Miracles

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