Julian, 37

Julian presiding at a conference of Sectarians (Edward Armitage, 1875)   Priscus: I always thought Julian might have been a happier man had he been a bit more like Gallus. No one can say that Gallus did not enjoy himself. His was an exemplary life of complete self-indulgence. I could not be more envious of…

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Julian, 32

Julian presiding at a conference of Sectarians (Edward Armitage, 1875)   Priscus: I can. And you certainly can! After all, you were living at Antioch while that little beast was Caesar. Curiously enough, Julian almost never mentioned Gallus to me, or to anyone. I have always had a theory—somewhat borne out by the memoir—that Julian…

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Kriminalgeschichte, 38

Below, abridged translation from the first volume of Karlheinz Deschner’s Kriminalgeschichte des Christentums (Criminal History of Christianity)   First assaults on the temples Paganism still had many followers among the peasants, the many rectors and philosophers; it was also preserved among the cultivated aristocracy, especially the most rancid senatorial families, even among those of the…

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Kriminalgeschichte, 34

Below, abridged translation from the first volume of Karlheinz Deschner’s Kriminalgeschichte des Christentums (Criminal History of Christianity)   ______ 卐 ______   Chapter 7: The Christian Sons of Constantine and His Successors ‘Since Constantine, the emperors were much more devoted Christians than they had ever been as pagans’. — Frank Thiess ‘During the 4th and…

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