The Martyrs of the Coliseum

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1871 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VII. THE ROMAN GENERAL AND HIS FAMILY. Before introducing to our reader the extraordinary records that have come down to us regarding the great St Eustachius and his martyred family, it may be well to contemplate for a moment a grand and consoling feature of triumph which Almighty God vouchsafed to His servants in the days of persecution. Although hundreds of martyrs have gone to heaven from the arena of the Coliseum, yet few have been killed by the wild beasts. This strange fact is a beam of sunshine amid all its horrors of cruelty and bloodshed. He who knew how to change the ferocious nature of those animals which prowl through their native mountains and deserts in search of food, so that they became the protectors and even companions of His hermits and solitaries, made them (instead of being the instruments of the most awful death) the defenders of the chastity of His virgins, and the witnesses of the sanctity of His saints. The great Creator of all things intended the dumb animal to be the servant of man, and, with a few exceptions, He refused to allow it to be the executioner of the innocent. One of the most consoling pages in the history of these terrible times, is the oft-repeated miracle of Daniel in the lion's den; not, however, in the silence and darkness of the gloomy cavern into which the youthful prophet was cast, but under the noon-day sun, in the great amphitheatre of the capital of the world, and before 100,000 spectators. Miracles have been destined by God to be the handmaids of truth and the medium of conviction. In the visible interposition of His power in preserving His servants from the fury of the beasts in the Coliseum, He presented to the pagans of Rome an incontestable proof of the divinity of...

The Martyrs of the Coliseum

With Historical Records of the Great Amphitheatre of Ancient Rome

Author: A. J. O'Reilly

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Here is told both the fascinating history of the Roman Coliseum and the lives and deaths of many famous Roman martyrs, such as St. Ignatius of Antioch, St. Prisca, Pope St. Stephen, St. Vitus and companions, St. Marinus, St. Martina, etc. Tells the heroism of the martyrs, the cruelty of the Roman mob, and the incredible miracles God worked on behalf of His saints. Exciting and vivid even today. Impr. 466 pgs, PB

The Martyrs of the Coliseum

Or, Historical Records of the Great Amphitheatre of Ancient Rome

Author: Augustin J. O'Reilly

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The Martyrs of the Coliseum

Or, Historical Records of the Great Amphitheatre of Ancient Rome

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The Martyrs of the Coliseum

Or, Historical Records of the Great Amphitheatre of Ancient Rome

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Martyrs of the Coliseum

Historical Records of the Great Amphitheatre of Ancient Rome

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The Martyrs of the Coliseum

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Author: Augustine J. O'Reilly

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The Martyrs of the Coliseum

Historical Records of the Great Amphitheatre of Ancient Rome

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The Martyrs of the Coliseum

Historical Records of the Great Amphitheatre of Ancient Rome

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The Martyrs of the Coliseum

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MARTYRS OF THE COLISEUM

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The Martyrs of the Coliseum

Historical Records of the Great Amphitheatre of Ancient Rome (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Martyrs of the Coliseum: Historical Records of the Great Amphitheatre of Ancient Rome The same is recorded of Pius V. See lessons of his feast in the Dominican Breviary. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

The Martyrs of the Coliseum

Historical Records of the Great Amphitheatre of Ancient Rome - Scholar's Choice Edition

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