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For , first , it appears from the evidence of the book itself , ( chap . 1st . 2d . 3d . )
that it was written at a time when the Asiatic Christians had been suffering
persecution , even * See his character , as given by Dupin and by Jortin.Rem .
Eccl . Hist ...
But no traces of such persecution can be discovered in the times of Claudius .
Nero , says the unanimous voice of history , was the first Emperor who
persecuted the Christians , and enacted laws against themt . Claudius , indeed ,
The Christians at Rome , and , it may be , in some of the Roman provinces , were
persecuted in the reign of Nero . But there is no evidence , that the Christians in
Asia suffered at this time . And the arguments , used so successfully by Michaelis
For Dionysius wrote probably before the rage of persecution came on in 250 ,
which pursued him almost to his death , in 264 ; but Origen wrote his last work in
252 , the year before he died : but whether or not Origen lived to see this book of
th s 10 SUCI Diva he prona been fulfilled during his own times , in the character
and conduct of the persecuting Emperor Valerian * . At the same time , it was the
opinion of Dionysius , that the Apocalypse , though of divine origin , was not ...
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The Apocalypse, Or Revelation of Saint John, Translated: With Notes ...
John Chappel Woodhouse
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