An Analysis And Summary Of New Testament History; Including The Four Gospels Harmonized Into One…

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byJames Talboys Wheeler

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1859. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... SUMMARY. § Political State of the Jews at our Lord's Advent. Sect. 1--4. The Roman Empire.--In the century ben. c. 4i to fore the Christian era, the internal decay *. B. it. and corruption of the Roman commonwealth had led to the overthrow of the Republic and establishment of the Empire. In B. C. 44, Julius Caesar, having become master of the whole Roman world, aspired to the kingly dignity, and was assassinated by the adherents of the old government, which no earthly power could have possibly restored. In B. C. 30, Octavianus, under the title of Augustus, became head of the commonwealth, and during a long reign of 44 years, viz. from B. C. 30 to A. D. 14, he consolidated and increased his authority as Imperator, or commander-in-chief of all the Roman armies, by retaining all the forms of the republic, and yet gradually uniting all the offices of the state in his own person. Rome was now the mistress of a colossal empire, which extended from the Atlantic to the Euphrates, and from the Rhine and Danube to Mount Atlas and the Falls of the Nile, and, apart from Italy, was divided into 25 dependencies, or provinces, under the government of legates and pro-consuls,* etc., and connected by vast * Government of the Roman provinces.--In the establishment of the imperial power, Augustus took the charge of those provinces which required a standing army, and left the others to the care of the senate and Roman people. The imperial provinces were governed by a Legatus Casaria; the senatorial, by Pro-consulea and Pro-prators. Syria became a province of Caesar's: Judaea, being a part of the province, was, after the deposition of Archelaus, son of Herod, governed by a Pro-curator, or receiver of the revenues, endowed with the powers of a Legatiu, which included those of li...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1859. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... SUMMARY. § Political State of the Jews at our Lord's Advent. Sect. 1--4. The Roman Empire.--In the century ben. c. 4i to fore the Chr...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:178 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.38 inPublished:January 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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