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MATTHEW OF WESTMINSTER The flowers of history, especially such as relate to the affairs of Britain. Vol. I. B.C. 4004 to A.D. 1066.


Sir John Froissart's Chronicles of England, France, Spain and the Ajoining Countries from the latter part of the reign of Edward II to the coronation of Henry IV in 12 volumes 

Chronicles of Enguerrand De Monstrelet (Sir John Froissart's Chronicles continuation) in 13 volumes 

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The flowers of history, especially such as relate to the affairs of Britain. Vol. I. B.C. 4004 to A.D. 1066.
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A.D. 94. THE NEW FAITH FOUNDED AMONG THE GAULS. 155 The same year, Cletus became the third pope, and occupied the Roman chair eleven years, one month, and two days. A.D. 83. Domitian, the younger brother of Titus, succeeded to the empire. He reigned fifteen years and six months. He advanced to such a pitch of* pride that he ordered himself to be called God and Lord, and to be worshipped ; and he was the second emperor after Nero, who endeavoured most cruelly to persecute the Christians and the Church of Christ by formal edicts. A.D. 84. John the Apostle was sent by Domitian into exile, to the island of Patmos. There he wrote the Apocalypse, which is called or translated in Latin the Revelation. A.D. 85. Domitian the emperor built the Pantheon, that is, a temple in honour of all the gods. A.D. 86. Habilius succeeded Anianus at Alexandria, who had been the successor of Mark. A.D. 87. Flavia Domicilia, the niece of Flavius Clemens, the consul, by his sister's side, was banished to the isle of Pontia, on account of. her bearing witness to the faith ; at the same time, Quintilian the orator flourished. A.D. 88. Domitian banished the mathematicians and philosophers from the city of Rome. A.D. 89. Domitian caused the Jews of the seed of David to be put to death with bitter torments, as if there might have been some king among them, who might obtain possession of hie kingdom. A.D. 90. The Canitol, the Forum of Trajan, the Warm Baths of Trajan, the Morning School, the Pantheon, the Golden Roll, and the Temple of Vespasian, were all completed at Rome. A.D. 91. Domitian the emperor triumphed gloriously over the Daciane and Germans. A.D. 92. Domitian ordered gold and silver statues to be erected to him in the Capitol. The same year, Cletus, the pope, received the crown of martyrdom from Domitian. A.D. 93. Clemens was elected fourth pope. He occupied the Roman chair nine years, two months, and ten days. A.D. 94. Clement, the bishop of the Roman see, sent some energetic and noble men to lay the foundation of the new faith among the Gauls. He sent Dionysius to the Parisians, Nicasius to the people of Senlis, Taurinus to Evreux, Trophi

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