The City of God. Index of Subjects.
Abel, the relation of, to Christ, [1]299. See Cain.

Abraham, the era in the life of, from which a new succession begins, [2]318; time of the migration of, [3]319, etc.; the order and nature of God's promises to, [4]320, etc.; the three great kingdoms existing at the time of the birth of, [5]321; the repeated promises of the land of Canaan made to, and to his seed, [6]321; his denial of his wife in Egypt, [7]322; the parting of Lot and, [8]322; the third promise of the land to, [9]322; his victory over the kings, [10]323; the promise made to, of a large posterity, [11]323; the sacrifices offered by, when the covenant was renewed with, [12]324; the seed of, to be in bondage [13]400 years, [14]325; Sarah gives Hagar to, [15]325; the promise of a son given to, -- receives the seal of circumcision, [16]326; change of the name of, [17]327; visit of three angels to, [18]327; his denial of his wife in Gerar, [19]328; birth of his son Isaac, [20]328; his offering up of Isaac, [21]329; death of his wife Sarah, [22]330; what is meant by marrying Keturah after Sarah's death? [23]330; the time of the fulfillment of the promise made to, respecting Canaan, [24]337.

Abyss, casting Satan into the, [25]427.

Achior, his answer to Holofernes' inquiry respecting the Jews, [26]319.

Adam forsook God before God forsook him, [27]251; in Paradise; his temptation and fall, [28]271, etc.; nature of his first sin, [29]272; an evil will preceded his evil act, [30]273; the pride involved in the sin of, [31]274; the justice of the punishment of, [32]274, etc.; the nakedness of, seen after his base sin, [33]276; the fearful consequences of the sin of, [34]241, [35]245, [36]260.

Æneas, [37]45; time of the arrival of, in Italy, [38]371.

Æsculanus, the god, [39]75.

Æsculapius, sent for to Epidaurus by the Romans, [40]54; a deified man, [41]104.

Affections of the soul, right or wrong according to their direction, [42]266, [43]267, [44]268.

Africa, a fearful visitation of, by locusts, [45]62.

Ages of ages, [46]238, etc.

Aionun, [47]326.

Albans, the wickedness of the war waged by the Romans against, [48]49.

Alcimus, [49]388.

Alexander the Great, the apt reply of a pirate to, [50]66; and Leo, an Egyptian priest, -- a letter of, to his mother Olympias, [51]147, [52]165; invades Judea, [53]388.

Alexandra, queen of the Jews, [54]388.

Alms-deeds, of those who think that they will free evil-doers from damnation in the day of judgment, [55]468, [56]475.

Altor, [57]136.

Alypius, [58]485.

Amor and dilectio, how used in Scripture, [59]266.

Amulius and Numitor, [60]371, [61]372.

Anaxagoras, [62]145, [63]385.

Anaximander, [64]145.

Anaximenes, [65]145.

"Ancient compassions, Thine," sworn unto David, [66]351, etc.

Andromache, [67]49.

Anebo, Porphyry's letter to, [68]187, etc.

Angels, the holy things common to men and, [69]163, etc.; not mediators, [70]174; the difference between the knowledge of, and that of demons, [71]177; the love of, which prompts them to desire that we should worship God alone, [72]184; miracles wrought by the ministry of, for the confirmation of the faith, [73]185, etc., [74]188, etc.; the ministry of, to fulfill the providence of God, [75]190; those who seek worship for themselves, and those who seek honor for God which to be trusted about life eternal, [76]190; rather to be imitated than invoked, [77]196; the creation of, [78]209, etc.; whether those who fell partook of the blessedness of the unfallen, [79]211; were those who fell aware that they would fall? [80]212; were the unfallen assured of their own perseverance? [81]212; the separation of the unfallen from the fallen, meant by the separation of the light from the darkness, [82]215; approbation of the good, signified by the words, " God saw the light that it was good," [83]215; the knowledge by which they know God in His essence, and perceive the causes of His works, [84]222; of the opinion that they were created before the world, [85]223; the two different and dissimilar communities of, [86]224,etc.; the idea that angels are meant by the separation of the waters by the firmament, [87]225; the nature of good and bad, one and the same, [88]226; the cause of the blessedness of the good, and of the misery of the bad, .[89]229; did they receive their good-will as well as their nature from God? [90]230; whether they can be said to be creators of any creatures, [91]242; the opinion of the Platonists that man's body was created by, [92]243;the wickedness of those who sinned did not disturb the order of God's providence, [93]282; the " sons of God " of the 6th chapter of Genesis not, [94]303, etc.; what we are to understand by God's speaking to, [95]313; the three, which appeared to Abraham, [96]327; Lot delivered by, [97]328; the creation of, [98]479.

Anger of God, the, [99]306, etc., [100]471.

Animals, the dispersion of those preserved in the ark, after the deluge, [101]314, etc.

Animals, rational, are they part of God? [102]71.

Antediluvians the long life and great stature of, [103]291, etc.; the different computation of the ages of, given by the Hebrew and other MSS. of the Old Testament, [104]291, etc.; the opinion of those who believe they did not live so long as is stated, considered, [105]292; was the age of puberty later among, than it is now? [106]296, etc.

Antichrist, the time of the last persecution by, hidden, [107]394, etc.: whether the time of the persecution by, is included in the thousand years, [108]433; the manifestation of, preceding the day of the Lord, [109]437, etc.; Daniel's predictions respecting the persecution caused by, [110]443, etc.

Antiochus of Syria, [111]388.

Antipater, [112]388.

Antipodes, the idea of, absurd, [113]315.

Antiquities, Varro's book respecting human and divine, [114]111.

Antiquity of the world, the alleged, [115]232, etc.

Antisthenes, [116]385.

Antithesis, [117]214.

Antoninus, quoted, 9.

Antony, [118]62.

Apis, and Serapis, the alleged change of name, worshipped, [119]363.

Apocryphal Scriptures, [120]305.

Apollo and Diana, [121]131.

Apollo, the weeping statue of, [122]47.

Apostles, the, whence chosen, [123]391.

Apples of Sodom, the, [124]456.

Apuleius, referred to, or quoted, [125]26, [126]65, [127]152; his book concerning the God of Socrates, [128]153; his definition of man, [129]155; what he attributes to demons, to whom he ascribes no virtue, [130]166, [131]167; on the passions which agitate demons, [132]169; maintains that the poets wrong the gods, [133]169; his definition of gods and men, [134]170; the error of, in respect to demons, [135]197, etc.

Aquila, the translator, [136]304, and note.

Archelaus, [137]145.

Areopagus, the, [138]365.

Argos, the kings of, [139]363, [140]364; the fall of the kingdom of, [141]368.

Argus, King, [142]363, [143]364.

Aristippus, [144]385.

Aristobulus, [145]388.

Aristotle, and Plato, [146]152.

Ark, the, of Noah, a figure of Christ and of His Church, [147]306, etc.; and the deluge, the literal and allegorical interpretation of, [148]307; the capacity of, [149]307; what sort of creatures entered, [150]307; how the creatures entered, [151]308; the food required by the creatures in, [152]308; whether the remotest islands received their fauna from the animals preserved in, [153]314, etc.

Ark of the covenant, the, [154]191.

Art of making gods, the invention of the, [155]161.

Asbestos, [156]456.

Assyrian empire, the, [157]362; close of, [158]371*

Athenians, the, [159]362.

Athens, the founding of, and reason of the name, [160]365.

Atlas, [161]364.

Atys, the interpretation of the mutilation of, [162]137.

Audians, [163]225, and note.

Augury, the influence of, [164]77, [165]79, [166]80.

Augustus Cæsar, [167]62.

Aulus Gellius, the story he relates in the Noctes Atticæ of the Stoic philosopher in a storm at sea, [168]167, [169]168.

Aurelius, Bishop, [170]486.

Aventinus, king of Latium, deified, [171]371. [172]372.

Babylon, the founding of, [173]312, etc.; meaning of the word, [174]313, [175]385.

Bacchanalia, the, [176]368.

Baptism, the confession of Christ has the same efficacy as, [177]248, [178]255; of those who think that Catholic, will free from damnation, [179]467, etc., [180]472, etc.; other references to, [181]487.

Barbarians, the, in the sack of Rome, spared those who had taken refuge in Christian churches, 2.

" Barren, the, hath born seven," [182]341.

Bassus, the daughter of, restored to life by a dress from the shrine of St. Stephen, [183]489.

Bathanarius, count of Africa, and his magnet, [184]455.

Beast, the, and his image, [185]431.

Beatific vision, the nature of, considered, [186]507-[187]509.

Beauty of the universe, the, [188]214.

" Beginning, in the," [189]223.

Berecynthia, [190]25, and note.

Binding the devil, [191]426.

Birds, the, offered by Abraham, not to be divided, -- import of this, [192]324.

Birds, the, of Diomede, [193]369, [194]370.

Blessed life, the, not to be obtained by the intercession of demons, but of Christ alone, [195]175.

Blessedness, the, of the righteous in this life compared with that of our first parents in Paradise, [196]212; of good angels, -- its cause, [197]229, etc.; the true, [198]281; eternal, the promise of, [199]480.

Blessings, the, with which the Creator has filled this life, although it is obnoxious to the curse, [200]502-[201]504.

Boasting, Christians ought to be free from, [202]99.

Bodies, earthly, refutation of those who affirm that they cannot be made incorruptible and eternal, [203]253; refutation of those who hold that they cannot be in heavenly places, [204]254, etc.; of the saints, after the resurrection, in what sense spiritual, [205]255; the animal and spiritual, [206]257, [207]258; can they last forever in burning fire? [208]452-[209]454; against the wise men who deny that they can be transferred to heavenly habitations, [210]481; the Platonists refuted, who argue that they cannot inhabit heaven, [211]492; all blemishes shall be removed from the resurrection bodies, the substance of, remaining, [212]493; the substance of, however they may have been disintegrated, shall in the resurrection be reunited, [213]498; the opinion of Porphyry, that souls must be wholly released from, in order to be happy, exploded by Plato, [214]505.

Body, the, sanctity of, not polluted by the violence done to it by another's lust, [215]12, [216]13; the Platonic and Manichæan idea of, [217]265, etc.; the new spiritual, [218]499; obviously meant to be the habitation of a reasonable soul, [219]503.

Body, the, of Christ, against those who think that the participation of, will save from damnation, [220]467, [221]468.

Body of Christ, the Church the, [222]496

Books opened; the, [223]434*

Bread, they that were full of, -- who? [224]341.

Breathing, the, of God, when man was made a living soul, distinguished from the breathing of Christ on His disciples, [225]259.

Brutus, Junius, his unjust treatment of Tarquinius Collatinus, [226]32, [227]52, [228]53; kills his own son, [229]99.

Bull, the sacred, of Egypt, [230]364.

Burial, the denial of, to Christians, no hurt to them, 9; the reason of, in the case of Christians, [231]10, etc.

Busiris, [232]367.

Cæsar, Augustus, [233]62.

Cæsar, Julius, the statement of, respecting an enemy when sacking a city, 4, etc.; claims to be descended from Venus, [234]44; assassination of, [235]62.

Cain, and Abel, belonged respectively to the two cities, the earthly and the heavenly, [236]285; the fratricidal act of the former corresponding with the crime of the founder of Rome, [237]286, etc.; cause of the crime. of, -- God's expostulation with, -- exposition of the viciousness of his offering, [238]288, [239]289; his reason for building a city so early in the history of the human race, [240]289, etc.; and Seth, the heads of the two cities, the earthly and heavenly, [241]298; why the line of, terminates in the eighth generation from Adam, [242]299?[243]302; why the genealogy of, is continued to the deluge, while after the mention of Enos the narrative returns to the creation, [244]302, etc.

Cakus (kakds), the giant, [245]408.

Camillus, Furius, the vile treatment of, by the Romans, [246]32, [247]54, [248]99.

Canaan, the land of, the time of the fulfillment of God's promise of, to Abraham, [249]338.

Canaan, and Noah, [250]310.

Candelabrum, a particular, in a temple of Venus, [251]456, [252]457.

Cannæ, the battle of, [253]56.

Canon, the ecclesiastical, has excluded certain writings, on account of their great antiquity, [254]383.

Canonical Scriptures, the, [255]206, [256]382; the concord of, in contrast with the discordance of philosophical opinion, [257]384, [258]385.

Cappadocia, the mares of, [259]456.

Captivity of the Jews, the, the end of, [260]374.

Captivity, the, of the saints, consolation in, [261]10.

Carnal life, the, [262]262, etc.

Carthaginians, the, their treatment of Regulus, [263]11.

Cataline, [264]37.

Catholic truth, the, confirmed by the dissensions of heretics, [265]392.

Cato, what are we to think of his conduct in committing suicide? [266]16; excelled by Regulus, [267]16; his virtue, [268]95; was his suicide fortitude or weakness? [269]402.

Catosus, the cook, [270]488.

Cecrops, [271]364, [272]365.

Ceres, [273]131, [274]133; the rites of, [275]131.

Chæremon, cited by Porphyry in relation to the mysteries of Isis and Osiris, [276]188.

Chaldæan, a certain, quoted by Porphyry as complaining of the obstacles experienced from another man's influence with the gods to his efforts at self-purification, [277]186.

Charcoal, the peculiar properties, of, [278]454.

Chariots, the, of God, [279]441.

Charity, the efficacy of, [280]476.

Chickens, the sacred, and the treaty of Numantia, [281]58.

Children of the flesh, and children of promise, [282]285.

Chiliasts, the, [283]426.

Christ, the preserving power of the name of, in the sack of Rome, 1, etc., 5, etc.; the mystery of the redemption of, at no past time awanting, but declared in various forms, [284]140, etc.; the incarnation of, [285]195: faith in the incarnation of, alone justifies, [286]195; the true Wisdom, but Porphyry fails to recognize, [287]198; the Platonists blush to acknowledge the incarnation of, [288]199, etc.; the grace of, opens a way for the soul's deliverance, [289]202, etc.; the knowledge of God, attained only through, [290]205, etc.; possessed true human emotions, [291]269, etc.; the passion of, typified by Noah's nakedness, [292]310; described in the [293]45th Psalm, [294]353. [295]354;the priesthood and passion of, described in the [296]110th and [297]22d Psalms, [298]355; the resurrection of, predicted in the Psalms, [299]355; the passion of, foretold in the Book of Wisdom, [300]356; the birth of, [301]389; the birth and death of, [302]394. [303]395; Porphyry's account of the responses of the oracles respecting, [304]415, etc.; the world to be judged by, [305]449, etc.; the one Son of God by nature, [306]465; the Foundation, [307]473; the world's belief in, the result of divine power, [308]484; the measure of the stature of, [309]495; the Perfect Man, and His Body, [310]496; the body of, after His resurrection, [311]498; the grace of, alone delivers us from the misery caused by the first sin, [312]500, [313]501.

Christian faith, the certainty of, [314]413.

Christian religion, the, health-giving, [315]41; alone, revealed the malignity of evil spirits, [316]141; the length it is to last foolishly and lyingly fixed by the heathen, [317]394-[318]396.

Christianity, the calamities of Rome attributed to, by the heathen, [319]11, [320]24; the effrontery of such an imputation to, [321]62.

Christians, why they are permitted to suffer evils from their enemies, [322]18; the reply of, to those who reproach them with suffering, [323]19; ought to be far from boasting, [324]99; the God whom they serve, the true God, to whom alone sacrifice ought to be offered, [325]415, etc.

Chronology, the enormously long, of heathen writers, [326]232, [327]233; the discrepancy in that of the Hebrew and other MSS. in relation to the lives of the antediluvians, [328]291, etc.

Church, the sons of the, often hidden among the wicked, and false Christians within the, [329]21; the indiscriminate increase of, [330]391, the endless glory of, [331]436, etc.; the body of Christ, [332]397, etc.

Cicero, his opinion of the Roman republic, [333]35; on the miseries of this life, [334]401; his definition of a republic, -- was there ever a Roman republic answering to it? [335]155, [336]156; variously quoted, [337]27, [338]29, [339]30, [340]41, [341]51, [342]55, [343]60, [344]61, [345]78, [346]80, [347]81, [348]96, [349]121, [350]239, [351]483.

Cincinnatus, Quintus, [352]100.

Circe, [353]369, [354]370.

Circumcision, instituted, [355]326; the punishment of the male who had not received, [356]327.

City, the celestial, [357]97.

City of God, the, [358]196; the origin of, and of the opposing city, [359]205; nature of, and of the earthly, [360]284; Abel the founder of, and Cain of the earthly, [361]285; the citizens of, and of the earthly, [362]285; the weakness of the citizens of, during their earthly pilgrimage, [363]287, and the earthly compared and contrasted, [364]396; what produces peace, and what discord, between, and the earthly, [365]412, etc.; the eternal felicity of, [366]509-[367]511.

Claudian, the poet, quoted, [368]106.

Coelestis, [369]25 and note; the mysteries of, [370]40.

Collatinus, Tarquinius, the vile treatment of, by Junius Brutus, [371]32, [372]52, etc.

Concord, the temple of, erected, [373]59: the wars which followed the building of, [374]60, etc.

Confession of Christ, the efficacy of, for the remission of sins, [375]248.

Conflagration of the world, the, [376]435; where shall the saints be during? [377]437.

Confusion of tongues, the, [378]312, etc.; God's coming down to cause, [379]313, etc.

Conjugal union, the, as instituted and blessed by God, [380]278.

Constantine, [381]103, etc.; the prosperity granted to, by God, [382]105, etc.

Consuls, the first Roman, their fate, [383]52, etc.

Corn, the gods which were supposed to preside over, at the various stages of its growth, gathering in, etc., [384]68.

Creation, [385]206, [386]208; the reason and cause of, [387]216, [388]217; the beauty and goodness of, [389]380.

Creation, the, of angels, [390]209; of the human race in time, [391]234; of both angels and men, [392]479, etc.

Creator, the, is distinguished from His works by piety, [393]140, etc.; sin had not its origin in, [394]214.

Creatures, the, to be estimated by their utility, [395]214.

Cumæan Sibyl, the, [396]198.

Curiatii and Horatii, the, [397]50.

Curtius leaps into the gulf in the Forum, [398]99.

Curubis, a comedian, miraculously healed, [399]487.

Cybele, [400]25; the priests of, [401]26.

Cycles of time maintained by some, [402]234, [403]237, etc., [404]240, [405]241.

Cynics, the foolish beastliness of the, [406]277; further referred to, [407]399.

Cynocephalus, [408]31.

Damned, the punishment of the,

Danäe, [409]368. [[410]460.

Darkness, the, when the Lord was crucified, [411]51.

David, the promise made to, in his Son, [412]348, etc.; Nathan's message to, [413]349, etc.?, God's "ancient compassions" sworn to, [414]351,etc., [415]352; his concern in writing the Psalms, [416]352; his reign and merit, [417]357.

Day, the seventh, the meaning of God's resting on, [418]209.

Days, the first, [419]208.

Days, lucky and unlucky, [420]88, [421]89.

"Days of the tree of life," the, [422]447.

Dead, the, given up to judgment by the sea, death, and hell, [423]434.

Dead, prayers for the, [424]470.

Dead men, the religion of the pagans has reference to, [425]163.

Death, caused by the fall of man [426]245; that which can affect an immortal soul, and that to which the body is subject, [427]245; is it the punishment of sin, even in case of the good? [428]246; why, if it is the punishment of sin, is it not withheld from the regenerate? [429]246; although an evil, yet made a good to the good, [430]247; the evil of, as the separation of soul and body, [431]247; that which the unbaptized suffer for the confession of Christ, [432]248, etc.; the saints, by suffering the first, are freed from the second, [433]248; the moment of, when it actually occurs, [434]248, [435]249; the life, which mortals claim may be fitly called, [436]249; whether one can be living and yet in the state of, at the same time, [437]250; what kind of, involved in the threatenings addressed to our first parents, [438]250; concerning those philosophers who think it is not penal, [439]252; the second, [440]420, etc.

Death, when it may be inflicted without committing murder, [441]15.

Deborah, [442]368.

"Debts, forgive us our," [443]476, [444]477.

Decii, the, [445]358.

Deliverance, the way of the soul's, which grace throws open, [446]202.

Demænetus, [447]369.

Demon of Socrates, the, Apuleius on, [448]153, [449]154.

Demoniacal possessions, [450]401.

Demonolatry, illicit acts connected with, [451]185.

Demons, the vicissitudes of life, not dependent on, [452]37; look after their own ends only, [453]38; incite to crime by the pretence of divine authority, [454]39; give certain obscure instructions in morals, while their own solemnities publicly inculcate wickedness, [455]40, etc.; what they are, [456]153; not better than men because of their having aerial bodies, [457]154, etc.; what Apuleius thought concerning the manners and actions of, [458]155, etc.; is it proper to worship? [459]156, etc.; ought the advocacy of, with the gods, to be employed? [460]156, [461]157; are the good gods more willing to have intercourse with, than with men? [462]157; do the gods use them as messengers, or interpreters, or are they deceived by? [463]158, etc.; we must reject the worship of, [464]159; are there any good, to whom the guardianship of the soul may be committed? [465]166; what Apuleius attributes to, [466]167; the passions which agitate, [467]169; does the intercession of, obtain for men the favor of the celestial gods? [468]171; men, according to Plotinus, less wretched than, [469]171; the opinion of the Platonists that the souls of men become, [470]172; the three opposite qualities by which the Platonists distinguish between the nature of man, and that of, [471]172; how can they mediate between gods and men, having nothing in common with either? [472]172; the Platonist idea of the necessity of the mediation of, [473]174; mean by their intercession, to turn man from the path of truth, [474]176; the name has never a good signification, [475]176; the kind of knowledge which puffs up the, [476]176; to what extent the Lord was pleased to make Himself known to, [477]177; the difference between the knowledge possessed by, and that of the holy angels, [478]177; the power delegated to, for the trial of the saints, [479]193; where the saints obtain power against, [480]194; seek to be worshipped, [481]196; error of Apuleius in regard to, [482]197, etc.; strange transformations of men, said to have been wrought by, [483]369, [484]371; the friendship of good angels in this life, rendered insecure by the deception of, [485]406, etc.; various other references to, [486]82, [487]104, [488]105, [489]132, [490]135, [491]141, [492]142 [493]143, [494]147, [495]153, [496]154, [497]162, [498]174, [499]193, [500]197 [501]364, [502]394, [503]422.

"Desired One, the," of all nations, [504]388.

Deucalion's flood, [505]365.

Devil, the, how he abode not in the truth, [506]213; how is it said that he sinned from the beginning? [507]214; the reason of the fall of (the wicked angel), [508]282; stirs up persecution, [509]392; the nature of, as nature, not evil, [510]409, [511]410; the binding of, [512]426; cast into the abyss, [513]427; seducing the nations, [514]427; the binding and loosing of, [515]428, etc.; stirs up Gog and Magog against the Church,[516]432,, etc.; the damnation of, [517]434; of those who deny the eternal punishment of, [518]468.

Devil, a young man freed from a, at the monument of Protasius and Gervasius, [519]487; a young woman freed from a, by anointing, [520]488.

Devils, marvels wrought by, [521]457.

Diamond, the, the peculiar properties of, [522]455.

Diana, and Apollo, [523]131.

Dictator, the first, [524]54.

Diomede and his companions, who were changed into birds, [525]369, [526]370.

Dis, [527]131, [528]135, [529]139.

Discord, why not a goddess as well as Concord? [530]59.

Divination, [531]142.

Doctor, a gouty, of Carthage, miraculously healed, [532]487.

Duration and space, infinite, not to be comprehended, [533]207.

Earth, the, affirmed by Varro to be a goddess, -- reason of his opinion [534]134.

"Earth, in the midst of the," [535]342, [536]343.

Earth, holy, from Jerusalem, the efficacy of, [537]487.

Ecclesiasticus and Wisdom, the Books of, [538]357.

Eclipses, [539]51.

Education, the divine, of mankind, [540]189.

Egeria, the nymph, and Numa, [541]142.

Egypt, a fig-tree of, a peculiar kind found in, [542]456.

Egyptians, the mendacity of, in ascribing an extravagant antiquity to their science, [543]384.

Eleusinian rites of Ceres, the, [544]133.

Eleven, the significance of the number, [545]301.

Eli, the message of the man of God to, [546]343-[547]345.

Elias, the coming of, before the judgment, [548]448.

Elisha and Gehazi, [549]507, [550]508.

Emotions, mental, opinions of the Peripatetics and Stoics respecting, [551]167, [552]168.

Emotions and affections, good and bad, [553]266, [554]267, [555]268.

Emperors, the Christian, the happiness of, [556]104, etc.

Empire, a great, acquired by war, -- is it to be reckoned among good things? [557]65; should good men wish to rule an extensive? [558]72, [559]73.

Empire, the Roman. See Roman Empire.

Enemies of God, the, are not so by nature, but by will, [560]227.

Enlightenment from above, Plotinus respecting, [561]181.

Enoch, the seventh from Adam, the significance of the translation of, [562]39; left some divine writings, [563]45.

Enoch, the son of Cain, [564]298.

Enos, the son of Seth, [565]298; a type of Christ, [566]299.

Entity, none contrary to the divine, [567]227.

Epictetus, quoted on mental emotions, [568]168.

Ericthonius, [569]367.

Errors, the, of the human judgment, when the truth is hidden, [570]357.

Erythræan Sibyl, the, her predictions of Christ, [571]372.

Esau and Jacob, the dissimilarity of the character and actions of, [572]86; the things mystically prefigured by, [573]331, etc.

Esdras and Maccabees, the Books of, [574]382.

Eternal life, the gift of God, [575]121; the promise of, uttered before eternal times, [576]236.

Eternal punishment, [577]461. See Punishment.

Eucharius, a Spanish bishop, cured of stone by the relics of St. Stephen, [578]488.

Eudemons, [579]171, [580]173.

Eusebeia, [581]181.

Evil, no natural, [582]216.

Evil will, a, no efficient cause of, [583]230.

Existence, and knowledge of it, and love of both, [584]220, etc., [585]221, etc.

Eye, the, of the resurrection body, the power of, [586]508.

Fables invented by the heathen in the times of the judges of Israel, [587]367.

Fabricius and Pyrrhus, [588]100.

Faith, justification by, [589]195, etc.

Faith and Virtue, honored by the Romans with temples, [590]73, [591]74.

Fall of Man, the, and its results, foreknown by God, [592]241; mortality contracted by, [593]245; the second death results from, [594]262; the nature of, [595]271, etc., [596]272, etc.

Fate, [597]82; the name misapplied by some when they use it of the divine will, [598]89.

Fathers, the two, of the two cities, sprung from one progenitor, [599]298.

Fear and Dread, made gods,, [600]76.

Felicity, the gift of God, [601]121; the eternal, of the city of God, [602]509, [603]511.

Felicity, the goddess of, [604]73; the Romans ought to have been content with Virtue and, [605]74, [606]75; for a long time not worshipped by the Romans; her deserts, [607]76, [608]77.

Fever, worshipped as a deity, [609]31 and note, [610]48.

Fig-tree, a singular, of Egypt, [611]456.

Fimbria, the destruction of Ilium by, [612]45. [613]46.

Fire, the peculiar properties of, [614]454.

Fire, the, whirlwind, and the sword, [615]441.

Fire, saved so as by, [616]473.

Fire, the, which comes down from heaven to consume the enemies of the holy city, [617]432.

Fire, the, and the worm that dieth not, [618]461; of hell, -- is it material? and if it be so, can it burn wicked spirits? [619]462, etc.

First man (our first parents), the, the plentitude of the human race contained in, [620]243; the fall of, [621]245; what was the first punishment of? [622]251; the state in which he was made, and that into which he fell, [623]251; forsook God, before God forsook him, [624]251; effects of the sin of, -- the second death, [625]262, etc.; was he, before the fall, free from perturbations of soul? [626]271; the temptation and fall of, [627]271, [628]272; nature of the first sin of, [629]273; the pride of the sin of, [630]274; justice of the punishment of, [631]274, [632]275; the nakedness of, [633]276; the transgression of, did not abolish the blessing of fecundity, [634]278; begat offspring in Paradise without blushing, [635]281, [636]282.

First parents, our. See First Man.

First principles of all things, the, according to the ancient philosophy, [637]148.

First sin, the nature of the, [638]273.

Flaccianus, [639]372.

Flesh, the, of believers, the resurrection of, [640]255; the world at large believes in the resurrection of [see Resurrection], [641]481; of a dead man, which has become the flesh of a living man, whose shall it be in the resurrection? [642]498.

Flesh, living after the, [643]263, etc., [644]264, etc.; children of the, and of the promise, [645]285.

Florentius, the tailor, how he prayed for a coat, and got it, [646]488.

Foreknowledge, the, of God, and the free-will of man, [647]90, etc.

Forgiveness of debts, prayed for, [648]476, [649]477.

Fortitude, [650]402, [651]403.

Fortune, the goddess of, [652]73, [653]124.

Foundation, the, the opinion of those who think that even depraved Catholics will be saved from damnation on account of, considered, [654]467, etc., [655]473, etc.; who has Christ for? [656]473, [657]474.

Fountain, the singular, of the Garamantæ, [658]456.

Free-will of man, the, and the foreknowledge of God, [659]90, etc.

Free-will, in the state of perfect felicity, [660]510.

Friendship, the, of good men, anxieties connected with, [661]405; of good angels, rendered insecure by the deceit of demons, [662]406, etc.

Fruit, [663]219.

Fugalia, the, [664]26.

Furnace, a smoking, and a lamp of fire passing between the pieces of Abraham's sacrifice, the import of, [665]325.

Galli, the, [666]26, and note, [667]136.

Games, restored in Rome during the first Punic war, [668]55.

Ganymede, [669]368.

Garamantæ, the singular fountain of the, [670]368.

Gauls, the, Rome invaded by, [671]54.

Gehazi and Elisha, [672]507, [673]508.

Generation, would there have been, in Paradise if man had not sinned? [674]279, etc., [675]280, etc.

Genius, and Saturn, both shown to be really Jupiter, [676]129, etc.

Giants, the offspring of the sons of God and daughters of men, -- and other, [677]304, etc., [678]305.

Glory, the difference between, and the desire of dominion, [679]101; shameful to make the virtues serve human, [680]102; the, of the latter house, [681]390; the endless, of the Church, [682]436, etc.

God, the vicissitudes of life dependent on the will of, [683]37, etc.; not the soul of the world, [684]71; rational animals not parts of, [685]71; THE ONE, to be worshipped, although His name is unknown, the giver of felicity, [686]77, [687]78; the times of kings and kingdoms ordered by, [688]82; the kingdom of the Jews founded by, [689]82; the foreknowledge of, and the free-will of man, [690]90, etc.; the providence of, [691]93, etc., [692]190; all the glory of the righteous is in, [693]96; what He gives to the followers of truth to .enjoy above His general bounties, [694]140, the worship of, [695]180, [696]181, [697]182; the sacrifices due to Him only, [698]182, etc.; the sacrifices not required, but enjoined by, for the exhibition of truth, [699]183; the true and perfect sacrifice due to, [700]183, etc.; invisible, yet has often made Himself visible, [701]189, etc.; our dependence for temporal good, [702]189; angels fulfill the providence of, [703]190; sin had not its origin in, [704]214; the eternal knowledge, will, and design of, [705]216, etc.; has He been always sovereign Lord, and has He always had creatures over whom He exercised His sovereignty? [706]235, etc.; His promise of eternal life uttered before eternal times, [707]236; the unchangeable counsel and will of, defended against objections, [708]237; refutation of the opinion that His knowledge cannot comprehend things infinite, [709]238; the fall of man foreknown by, [710]241; the Creator of every kind of creature, [711]242; the providence of, not disturbed by the wickedness of angels or of men, [712]282; the anger of, [713]306, etc., [714]470; the coming down of, to confound the language of the builders of Babel, [715]313, etc.; whether the, of the Christians is the true, to whom alone sacrifice ought to be paid, [716]415, etc.; the will of, unchangeable and eternal, [717]480.

Gods, the, cities never spared on account of, 2, etc.; folly of the Romans in trusting, 3, etc.; the worshippers of, never received healthy precepts from, -- the impurity of the worship of, [718]24; obscenities practised in honor of the Mother of the, [719]25; never inculcated holiness of life, [720]26; the shameful actions of, as displayed in theatrical exhibitions, [721]27; the reason why they suffered false or real crimes to be attributed to them, [722]28; the Romans showed a more delicate regard for themselves than for the, [723]29; the Romans should have considered those who desired to be worshipped in a licentious manner as unworthy of being honored as, [724]29; Plato better than, [725]30; if they had any regard for Rome, the Romans should have received good laws from them, [726]31; took no means to prevent the republic from being ruined by immorality, [727]36; etc.; the vicissitudes of life not dependent on, [728]37, etc.; incite to evil actions, [729]39, etc.; give secret and obscure instructions in morals, while their solemnities publicly incite to wickedness, [730]40; the obscenities of the plays consecrated to, contributed to overthrow the republic, [731]41;the evils which alone the pagans feared, not averted by, [732]43, etc.; were they justified in permitting the destruction of Troy? [733]43; could not be offended at the adultery of Paris, the crime being so common among themselves, [734]44; Varro's opinion of the utility of men feigning themselves to be the offspring of, [735]44; not likely they were offended at the adultery of Paris, as they were not at the adultery of the mother of Romulus, [736]45; exacted no penalty for the fratricidal conduct of Romulus, [737]45; is it credible that the peace of Numa's reign was owing to? [738]46; new, introduced by Numa, [739]48; the Romans added many to those of Numa, [740]48; Rome not defended by, [741]53, etc.; which of the, can the Romans suppose presided over the rise and welfare of the empire? [742]68, etc.; the silly and absurd multiplication of, for places and things, [743]68; divers set over divers parts of the world, [744]69; the many, who are asserted by pagan doctors to be the one Jove, [745]70, etc.; the knowledge and worship of the, which Varro glories in having conferred on the Romans, [746]75; the reasons by which the pagans defended their worshipping the divine gifts themselves among the, [747]77, etc.; the scenic plays which they have exacted from their worshippers, [748]77; the three kinds of, discovered by Scævola, [749]78, etc.; whether the worship of, has been of service to the Romans, [750]79; what their worshippers have owned they have thought about, [751]80; the opinions of Varro about, [752]81; of those who profess to worship them on account of eternal advantages, [753]108, etc.; Varro's thoughts about the, of the nations, [754]110, etc.; the worshippers of, regard human things more than divine, [755]111, etc.; Varro's distribution of, into fabulous, natural, and civil, [756]112, etc.; the mythical and civil, [757]113; natural explanations of, [758]116, etc.; the special officers of, [759]117; those presiding over the marriage chamber, [760]117, [761]118; the popular worship of, vehemently censured by Seneca, [762]119, [763]120; unable to bestow eternal life, [764]121; the select, [765]122; no reason can be assigned for forming the select class of, [766]123; those which preside over births, [767]123; the inferior and the select compared, [768]171; the secret doctrine of the pagans concerning the physical interpretation of, [769]125; Varro pronounces his own opinions concerning uncertain, [770]132; Varro's doctrine concerning, not self-consistent, [771]139, etc.; distinguished from men and demons, [772]153; do they use the demons as messengers? [773]158; Hermes laments the error of his forefathers in inventing the art of making, [774]161; scarcely any of, who were not dead men, [775]163; the Platonists maintain that the poets wrong the, [776]169; Apuleius' definition of, [777]170; does the intercession of demons secure the favor of, for men? [778]171; according to the Platonists, they decline intercourse with men,, [779]174, etc.; the name falsely given to those of the nations, yet given in Scripture to angels and men, [780]178, etc.; threats employed towards, [781]188; philosophers assigned to each of, different functions, [782]412.

Gods, the multitudes of, for every place and thing, [783]68, etc., [784]74, [785]75, [786]117, [787]118, [788]122, [789]123.

Gods, the invention of the art of making, [790]161.

Gog and Magog, [791]432.

Good, no nature in which there is not some, [792]409.

Good, the chief, [793]347; various opinions of the philosophers respecting, [794]397; the three leading views of, which to be chosen, [795]400, etc.; the Christian view of, [796]401, etc.

Good men, and wicked, the advantages and disadvantages indiscriminately occurring to, 5; reasons for administering correction to both together, 6, etc.; what Solomon says of things happening alike to both, [797]163.

Goods, the loss of, no loss to the saints, 7, etc.

Gospel, the, made more famous by the sufferings of its preachers, [798]391.

Gracchi, the civil dissensions occasioned by, [799]59.

Grace of God, the, the operation of, in relation to believers, [800]464; pertains to every epoch of life, [801]465; delivers from the miseries occasioned by the first sin, [802]500, [803]501.

Great Mother, the, the abominable sacred rites of, [804]137, [805]138.

Greeks, the conduct of the, on the sack of Troy, 3, 4.

Habakkuk, the prophecy and prayer of, [806]377.

Hagar, the relation of, to Sarah and Abraham, [807]325.

Haggai's prophecy respecting the glory of the latter house, [808]390.

Hadrian yields up portions of the Roman empire, [809]70, [810]80.

Ham, the conduct of, towards his father, [811]309; the sons of, [812]311.

Hannah's prophetic song, an exposition of, [813]339-[814]343.

Hannibal, his invasion of Italy, and victories over the Romans, [815]56; his destruction of Saguntum, [816]56, [817]57.

Happiness, the gift of God, [818]121; of the saints in the future life, [819]406, [820]407.

Happiness, the, desired by those who reject the Christian religion, [821]34, etc.

Happy man, the, described by contrast, [822]66.

Heaven, God shall call to, [823]445.

Hebrew Bible, the, and the Septuagint, -- which to be followed in computing the years of the antediluvians, [824]293, etc.

Hebrew language, the original, [825]317, etc.; written character of, [826]383.

Hebrews, the Epistle to the, [827]323.

Hecate, the reply of, when questioned respecting Christ, [828]416.

Heifer, goat, and ram, three years old, in Abraham's sacrifice, -- the import of, [829]324.

Hell, [830]460; is the fire of, material? and if so, can it burn wicked spirits? [831]461.

Hercules, [832]365, [833]367; the story of the sacristan of, [834]115.

Here, [835]193.

Heretics, the Catholic faith confirmed by the dissensions of, [836]133, [837]134.

Hermes, the god, [838]164.

Hermes Trismegistus, respecting idolatry and the abolition of the superstitions of the Egyptians, [839]159, etc.; openly confesses the error of his forefathers, the destruction of which he yet deplores, [840]161, etc.

Herod, [841]393; a persecutor, [842]388, [843]389.

Heroes of the Church, the, [844]451.

Hesperius, miraculously delivered from evil spirits, [845]487.

Hippocrates quoted in relation to twins, [846]85.

Histriones, [847]30, note.

Holofernes, his inquiry respecting the Israelites, and Achior's answer, [848]319.

Holy Ghost, the, [849]259.

Homer, quoted, [850]43, [851]90.

Hope, the influence of, [852]403; the saints now blessed in, [853]414.

Horace, quoted, 3, [854]96.

Horatii and Curiatii, the, [855]49, [856]50.

Hortensius, the first dictator, [857]54.

Hosea, his prophecies respecting the things of the gospel, [858]375, [859]376.

Human race, the, the creation of, in time, [860]234; created at first in one individual, [861]241; the plenitude of, contained in the first man, [862]243.

Hydromancy, [863]142.

Hyrcanus, [864]388.

Ilium, modern, destroyed by Fimbria, [865]45, [866]46.

Image of the beast, the, [867]431.

Image of God, the human soul created in the, [868]241.

Images of the gods, not used by the ancient Romans, [869]81.

Imitation of the gods, [870]27.

Immortality, the portion of man, had he not sinned, [871]245, [872]254.

Incarnation of Christ, the, [873]195, [874]389; faith in, alone justifies, [875]453, etc.; the Platonists, in their impiety, blush to acknowledge, [876]199, etc.

Innocentia, of Carthage, miraculously cured of cancer, [877]486.

Innocentius, of Carthage, miraculously cured of fistula, [878]485, [879]486.

Ino, [880]368.

Intercession of the saints, -- Of those who think that, on account of, no man shall be damned in the last judgment, [881]466, etc., [882]469, etc.

Io, daughter of, [883]363.

Ionic school of philosophy, the founder of the, [884]145.

Irenæus, a tax-gatherer, the son of, restored to life by means of the oil of St. Stephen, [885]489.

Isaac, and Ishmael, [886]285; a type, [887]286; the birth of, and import of his name, [888]328, [889]329; the offering up of, [890]329; Rebecca, the wife of, [891]330; the oracle and blessing received by, just as his father died, [892]331.

Isaiah, the predictions of, respecting Christ, [893]376.

Isis and Osiris, [894]164, [895]165, [896]186, [897]363, [898]364, [899]383, [900]384.

Israel, the name given to Jacob, -- the import of, [901]333.

Israel, the nation of, its increase in, and deliverance from Egypt, [902]335, [903]336; were there any outside of, before Christ, who belonged to the fellowship of the holy city? [904]390, etc.

Italic school of philosophy, the, [905]145.

Jacob, and Esau, the things mysteriously prefigured by, [906]331, etc.; his mission to Mesopotamia, [907]332; his dream, [908]333; his wives, [909]333; why called Israel, [910]333; how said to have gone into Egypt with seventy-five souls, [911]334; his blessing on Judah, [912]334; his blessing the sons of Joseph, [913]335; the times of, and of Joseph, [914]363, etc.

Janus, the temple of, [915]46; the relation of, to births, [916]123; nothing infamous related of, [917]125; is it reasonable to separate Terminus and? [918]126; why two faces, and sometimes four, given to the image of? [919]127; compared with Jupiter, [920]127; why he has received no star, [921]131.

Japheth, [922]309.

Jeroboam, [923]359

Jerome, his labors as a translator of Scripture, [924]386; his commentary on Daniel referred to, [925]443.

Jerusalem, the new, coming down from heaven, [926]435, etc.

Jews, the, the kingdom of, founded by God, [927]82; what Seneca thought of, [928]120, [929]121; their unbelief, foretold in the Psalms, [930]356; end of the captivity of, -- their prophets, [931]374, etc.; the many adversities endured by, [932]388, etc.; the dispersion of, predicted, [933]389; whether, before Christ, there were any outside of, who belonged to the heavenly city, [934]389.

Joseph, the sons of, blessed by Jacob, [935]335; the times of, [936]363; the elevation of, to be ruler of Egypt, [937]363; who were kings at the period of the death of? [938]364.

Joshua, [939]77; who were kings at the time of the death of? [940]366; the sun stayed in its course by, [941]459; the Jordan divided by, [942]459.

Jove, are the many gods of the pagans one and the same Jove? [943]70; the enlargement of kingdoms improperly ascribed to, [944]72; Mars, Terminus, and Juventas, refuse to yield to, [945]76, [946]80. See Jupiter.

Judah, Jacob's blessing on, [947]334, etc.

Judgment, ever going on, -- the last, [948]421; ever present, although it cannot be discerned, [949]422; proofs of the last, from the New Testament and the Old, [950]423, etc.; words of Jesus respecting, [951]423, [952]424. [953]425, [954]426; what Peter says of, [955]437; predictions respecting, [956]441, etc., [957]443, etc., [958]445, etc.; separation of the good and bad in the, [959]447; to be effected in the person of Christ, [960]449, etc.

Julian, the apostate, [961]103; a persecutor, [962]393.

Juno, [963]69, [964]70, [965]123.

Jupiter, the power of, compared with Janus, [966]127, etc.; is the distinction made between, and Janus, a proper one? [967]128; the surnames of, [968]129; called "Pecunia," -- why? [969]130; scandalous amours of, [970]368.

Justinus, the historian, quoted respecting Ninus's lust of empire, [971]67.

Juventas, [972]76, [973]79.

Keturah, what is meant by Abraham's marrying, after the death of Sarah? [974]330.

"Killeth and maketh alive, the Lord," [975]341.

Killing, when allowable, [976]15.

Kingdom, the, of Israel, under Saul, a shadow, [977]346; the description of [978]343; promises of God respecting, [979]348, etc., [980]350, etc.; varying character of, till the captivity, and finally, till the people passed under the power of the Romans, [981]359. [982]360.

Kingdom of Christ, the [983]430.

Kingdoms, without justice, [984]66; have any been aided or deserted by the gods? [985]67; the enlargement of, unsuitably attributed to Jove, [986]72; the times of, ordained by the true God, [987]82; not fortuitous, nor influenced by the stars, [988]84, [989]85; the three great, when Abraham was born, [990]321.

Kings, of Israel, the times of the, [991]336; after Solomon, [992]358; after the judges, [993]371; of the earthly city which synchronize with the times of the saints, reckoning from Abraham, [994]362, etc.; of Argos, [995]364; of Latium, [996]371.

Knowledge, the eternal and unchangeable, of God, [997]206, etc.; of our own existence, [998]220, etc.; by which the holy angels know God, [999]221, etc.

Labeo, cited, [1000]31, [1001]59, [1002]153, [1003]506.

Lactantius, quotations made by, from a certain Sibyl, [1004]373.

Language, the origin of the diversity of, [1005]312, etc.; the original, [1006]317, etc.; diversities of, how they operate to prevent human intercourse, [1007]405

Larentina, the harlot, [1008]115.

Latinius, Titus, the trick of, to secure the re-enactment of the games, [1009]78.

Latium, the kings of, [1010]371.

Latreia and Douleia, [1011]181, [1012]182.

Laurentum, the kingdom of, [1013]368.

Laver of regeneration, the, [1014]464.

Law, the, confirmed by miraculous signs, [1015]191, etc.; of Moses must be spiritually understood, to cut off the murmurs of carnal interpreters, [1016]447, [1017]448.

Lethe, the river, [1018]201.

Lex Voconia, the, [1019]75.

Liber, the god, [1020]109; and Libera, [1021]11I7, [1022]123, [1023]124, [1024]368.

Liberty, the, which is proper to man's nature, [1025]411, etc.

Life, the end of, whether it is material that it be long delayed, 9; the vicissitudes of, not dependent on the favor of the gods; but on the will of the true God, [1026]37.

Life, eternal, the gift of God, [1027]121; the promise of, uttered before the eternal times, [1028]236.

Light, the, the division of, from the darkness, -- the significance of this [1029]215; pronounced "good" -- meaning of this, [1030]216.

Lime, the peculiar properties of, [1031]454, [1032]455.

Livy, quoted, [1033]78.

Loadstone, the, [1034]455.

Locusts, a fearful invasion of Africa by, [1035]62.

Lot, the parting of Abraham and, [1036]322; the deliverance of, from captivity, by Abraham, [1037]323.

Lot's wife, [1038]328.

Love and regard used in Scripture indifferently of good and evil affections, [1039]266.

Lucan's Pharsalia, quoted, [1040]10, [1041]48, [1042]60.

Lucillus, bishop of Sinita, cured of a fistula by the relics of St. Stephen, [1043]488.

Lucina, the goddess, [1044]70, [1045]123.

Lucretia, her chastity and suicide, [1046]13.

Lucretius, quoted, [1047]455.

Lust, the evil of, [1048]275; and anger, to be bridled, [1049]277, etc.; the bondage of, worse than bondage to men, [1050]134.

Lying-in woman, the, her god-protectors, [1051]117.

Maccabæus, Judas, [1052]388.

Maccabees, the Books of, [1053]382.

Madness, the strange, which once seized upon all the domestic animals of the Romans, [1054]59.

Magic art, the impiety of, [1055]15; the marvels wrought by, [1056]457.

Magicians of Egypt, the, [1057]185.

Magnets, two, an image suspended between, in mid air, [1058]457.

Malachi, [1059]445.

"Mammon of unrighteousness," [1060]477, [1061]478.

Man, though mortal, can enjoy true happiness, [1062]173; recentness of the creation of, [1063]233, etc.; the first, [1064]243, etc.; the fall of the first, [1065]245; the death with which he first was threatened, [1066]250; in what state made, and into what state he fell, [1067]251; forsook God before God forsook him, [1068]251; effects of the sin of the first, [1069]262, etc.; what it is to live according to, [1070]264, etc. See First Man.

Manichæans, the, references to, [1071]217; their view of the body, [1072]265, etc.

Manlius, Cneius, [1073]58.

Manturnæ, the goddess, [1074]117, [1075]118.

Marcellus, Marcus, destroys Syracuse, and bewails its ruin, 4.

Mares, the, of Cappadocia, [1076]456.

Marica, the Minturnian goddess, [1077]38.

Marius, [1078]37. [1079]38; the war between, and Sylla, [1080]60, [1081]61.

Marriage, as originally instituted by God, [1082]278; among blood relations in primitive times, [1083]297; between blood relations, now abhorred, [1084]298.

Marriage bed-chamber, the, the gods which preside over, [1085]117, [1086]118.

Mars, Terminus, and Juventas, refuse to yield to Jove, [1087]77, [1088]80; and Mercury, the offices of, [1089]130.

Martial, a nobleman, converted by means of flowers brought from the shrine of St. Stephen, [1090]488.

Martyrs, the honor paid to, by Christians, [1091]164, etc.; the heroes of the Church, [1092]193; miracles wrought by, [1093]491, [1094]492.

Marvels related in history, [1095]454, [1096]455. [1097]458; wrought by magic, [1098]457.

Massephat, [1099]347.

Mathematicians, the, convicted of professing a vain science, [1100]87.

Mediator, Christ the, between God and man, [1101]173; the necessity of having Christ as, to obtain the blessed life, [1102]176; the sacrifice effected by, [1103]193, etc.

Melchizedek, blesses Abraham, [1104]323.

Melicertes, [1105]368.

Men, the primitive, immortal, had they never sinned, [1106]254; the creation of, and of angels, [1107]479, [1108]480.

Mercury, and Mars, [1109]130; the fame of, [1110]365.

Metellus, rescues the sacred things from the fire in the temple of Vesta, [1111]56.

Methuselah, the great age of, [1112]292.

Millennium, the, and note, [1113]426.

Mind, the capacity and powers of, [1114]502.

Minerva, [1115]69, [1116]124, [1117]131, [1118]139, [1119]365.

Miracles, wrought by the ministry of angels, [1120]185, etc., [1121]188, etc., [1122]190; the, ascribed to the gods, [1123]191; the, by which God authenticated the law, [1124]191, etc.; against such as deny the, recorded in Scripture, [1125]192, etc.; the ultimate reason for believing, [1126]200, [1127]201; wrought in more recent times, [1128]227-[1129]234; wrought by the martyrs in the name of Christ, [1130]234, etc.

Miseries, the, of this life, Cicero on, [1131]401; of the human race through the first sin, [1132]499-[1133]501; deliverance from, through the grace of Christ, [1134]501; which attach peculiarly to the toil of good men, [1135]501, etc.

Mithridates, the edict of, enjoining the slaughter of all Roman citizens found in Asia, [1136]58.

Monstrous races, -- are they derived from the stock of Adam, or from Noah's sons? [1137]54. [1138]55.

Moses, miracles wrought by, [1139]185; the time of, [1140]335, [1141]336. who were kings at the period of the birth of? [1142]364; the time he led Israel out of Egypt, [1143]366; the antiquity of the writings of, [1144]383.

Mother of the gods, the obscenities of the worship of, [1145]25, etc.; whence she came, [1146]48.

Mucius, and king Porsenna, [1147]99.

Mysteries, the Eleusinian, [1148]125; the Samothracian, [1149]133.

Mystery, the, of Christ's redemption often made known by signs, etc., [1150]140.

Mystery of iniquity, the, [1151]437, [1152]438.

Nahor, [1153]318.

Nakedness of our first parents, the, [1154]276.

Nathan, his message to David, [1155]348;: the resemblance of Psalm lxxxix. to the prophecy of, [1156]349, etc.

Natural history, curious facts in: -- the salamander, [1157]454; the flesh of the peacock, [1158]454; fire, [1159]454; charcoal, [1160]454; lime, [1161]454 the diamond, [1162]455; the loadstone, [1163]455; the salt of Agrigentum, [1164]456; the fountain of the Garamantæ, and of Epirus, [1165]456; asbestos, [1166]456; the wood of the Egyptian fig-tree, [1167]456; the apples of Sodom, [1168]456; the stone pyrites, [1169]456; the stone selenite, [1170]456; the Cappadocian mares, [1171]456; the island Tilon, [1172]456; the star Venus, [1173]459.

Nature, not contrary to God, but good, [1174]227; of irrational and lifeless creatures, [1175]228; none in which there is not good, [1176]409, [1177]410.

Natures, God glorified in all, [1178]228.

Necessity, is the will of man ruled by? [1179]92.

Necromancy, [1180]142.

Neptune, [1181]131, [1182]139, and Salacia, and Venilia, [1183]134.

Nero, the first to reach the citadel of vice, [1184]101; curious opinions entertained of him after his death, [1185]438.

New Academy, the uncertainty of, contrasted with the Christian faith, [1186]413.

New heavens, and new earth, the, [1187]434, [1188]435, etc.

Nigidius, cited in reference to the birth of twins, [1189]86.

Nimrod, [1190]311, [1191]312, [1192]317.

Nineveh, [1193]311; curious discrepancy between the Hebrew and Septuagint as to the time fixed for the overthrow of, in Jonah's prophecy, [1194]387; spared, [1195]467; how the prediction against, was fulfilled, [1196]471.

Ninus, [1197]362.

Noah, commanded by God to build an ark, [1198]306; whether after, till Abraham, any family can be found who lived according to God, [1199]309; what was prophetically signified by the sons of? [1200]309; the nakedness of, revealed by Ham, but covered by Shem and Japheth, its typical significance, [1201]310; the generation of the sons of, [1202]311, etc.

Noctes Atticæ, the, of Aulus Gellius, quoted, [1203]167, [1204]168.

Numa Pompilius, the peace that existed during the reign of, is it attributable to the gods? [1205]46; introduces new gods, [1206]47, etc.; the Romans add new gods to' those introduced by, [1207]48; the story of finding the books of, respecting the gods, and the burning of the same by the senate, [1208]141, etc.; befooled by hydromancy, [1209]142.

Numantia, [1210]58.

Numitor and Amulius, [1211]371, [1212]372.

Ogyges, [1213]365.

Old Testament Scriptures, caused by Ptolemy Philadelphus to be translated out of Hebrew into Greek, [1214]385, [1215]386.

Opimius, Lucius, and the Gracchi, [1216]59.

Oracles of the gods, responses of, respecting Christ, as related by Porphyry, [1217]415, etc.

Order and law, the, which obtain in heaven, and on earth, [1218]410.

Origen, the errors of, [1219]217, [1220]218.

Orme, [1221]402.

Orpheus, [1222]368.

Pagan error, the probable cause of the rise of, [1223]132, [1224]133, [1225]163.

Paradise, man in, [1226]272; would there have been generation in, had man not sinned? [1227]279-[1228]281; Malachi's reference to man's state in, [1229]446.

Paris, the gods had no reason to be offended with, [1230]44.

Passions, the, which assail Christian souls, [1231]169, etc.; which agitate demons, [1232]169.

Paterfamilias, [1233]411.

Patricians and Plebs, the dissensions between, [1234]32, [1235]33, [1236]53.

Paulinus, 8.

Paulus and Palladia, members of a household cursed by a mother-in-law, miraculously healed at the shrine of St. Stephen, [1237]490, [1238]491.

Peace, the eternal, of the saints, [1239]406, [1240]407; the fierceness of war, and the disquietude of men make towards, [1241]407-[1242]409; the universal, which the law of nature. preserves, [1243]409, etc.; the, between the heavenly and earthly cities, [1244]412, etc.; the, of those alienated from God, and the use made of it by God's people, [1245]419; of those who serve God in this mortal life, cannot be apprehended in its perfection, [1246]419; of God, which passeth all understanding, [1247]507.

Peacock, the antiseptic properties of the flesh of, [1248]454.

Pecunia, [1249]125; Jupiter so named, [1250]129.

Peleg, [1251]317, [1252]318.

Peripatetic sect, the, [1253]152.

Peripatetics, and Stoics, the opinion of, about mental emotions, -- an illustrative story, [1254]167, [1255]168.

"Perish," or, "Vanquish," [1256]385.

Periurgists, [1257]190.

Persecution, all Christians must suffer, [1258]392; the benefits derived from, [1259]392; the " ten persecutions," [1260]393; the time of the final, hidden, [1261]394.

Persius, quoted, [1262]26, [1263]27.

Perturbations, the three, of the souls of the wise, as admitted by the Stoics, [1264]267; in the souls of the righteous, [1265]268, etc.; were our first parents before the fall free from? [1266]371.

Peter, ridiculously feigned by the heathen to have brought about by enchantment the worship of Christ, [1267]394; heals the cripple at the temple gate, [1268]395.

Petronia, a woman of rank, miraculously cured, [1269]489.

Philosopher, origin of the name, [1270]145.

Philosophers, the secret of the weakness of the moral precepts of, [1271]26; the Italic and Ionic schools of, [1272]145, etc.; of some who think the separation of soul and body not penal, [1273]252; the discord of the opinions of, contrasted with the concord of the canonical Scriptures, [1274]384, [1275]385.

Philosophy, Varro's enumeration of the multitudinous sects of, [1276]397-[1277]399.

Phoroneus, [1278]363.

Picus, king of Argos, [1279]368.

" Piety," [1280]181.

Pirate, the apt reply of a, to Alexander the Great, [1281]66.

Plato, would exclude the poets from his ideal republic, [1282]30, etc.; his threefold division of philosophy, [1283]146, etc.; how he was able to approach so near Christian knowledge, [1284]151, etc.; his definition of the gods, [1285]152; the opinion of, as to the transmigration of souls, [1286]200; the opinion of, that almost all animals were created by. inferior gods, [1287]243; declared that the gods made by the Supreme have immortal bodies, [1288]252, [1289]505; the apparently conflicting views of, and of Porphyry, if united, might have led to the truth, [1290]506.

Platonists, the opinions of, preferable to those of other philosophers, [1291]147, etc.; their views of physical philosophy, [1292]148, etc.; how far they excel other philosophers in logic, or rational philosophy, [1293]149; hold the first rank in moral philosophy, [1294]149; their philosophy has come nearest to the Christian faith, [1295]150; the Christian religion above all their science, [1296]150; thought that sacred rites were to be performed to many gods, [1297]152; the opinion of, that the souls of men become demons, [1298]171; the three qualities by which they distinguish between the nature of men and of demons, [1299]172, etc.; their idea of the non-intercourse of celestial gods with men, and the need of the intercourse of demons, [1300]174, etc.; hold that God alone can bestow happiness, [1301]180; have misunderstood the true worship of God, [1302]182; the principles which, according to, regulate the purification of the soul, [1303]194; blush to acknowledge the incarnation of Christ, [1304]199; refutation of the notion of, that the soul is co-eternal with God, [1305]201, [1306]202; opinion of, that angels created man's body, [1307]243; refutation of the opinion of, that earthly bodies cannot inherit heaven, [1308]492, etc.

Players, excluded by the Romans from offices of state, [1309]28, [1310]29.

Plays, scenic, which the gods have exacted from their worshippers, [1311]78.

Pleasure, bodily, graphically described, [1312]102.

Plebs, the dissensions between, and the Patricians, [1313]32, [1314]33, [1315]52; the secession of, [1316]53.

Plotinus, men, according to, less wretched than demons, [1317]171; regarding enlightenment from above, [1318]181.

Plutarch, his Life of Cato quoted, [1319]16; his Life of Numa, [1320]81.

Pluto, [1321]139.

Pneuma, [1322]259, [1323]260.

Poetical license, allowed by the Greeks, restrained by the Romans, [1324]27, [1325]29.

Poets, the, Plato would exclude from his ideal republic, [1326]30, etc., [1327]153; the theological, [1328]368.

Pontius, Lucius, announces Sylla's victory; [1329]38.

"Poor, He raiseth the, out of the dunghill," [1330]341.

Porphyry, his views of theurgy, [1331]185, etc., [1332]186, etc.; epistle of, to Anebo, [1333]187, etc.; as to how the soul is purified, [1334]194; refused to recognize Christ, [1335]195; vacillation of, between the confession of the true God and the worship of demons [1336]196; the impiety of, [1337]197; so blind as not to recognize the true wisdom, [1338]198; his emendations of Platonism, [1339]200, etc; his ignorance of the universal way of the soul's deliverance, [1340]202, etc.; abjured the opinion that souls constantly pass away and return in cycles, [1341]240; his notion that the soul must be separated from the body in order to be happy, demolished by Plato, [1342]249, etc.; the conflicting opinions of Plato and, if united, might have led to the truth, [1343]250; his account of the responses of the oracles of the gods concerning Christ, [1344]415-[1345]418.

Portents, strange, [1346]62; meaning of the word, [1347]459.

Possidonius, the story of [1348]85.

Postumius, the augur, and Sylla, [1349]38, [1350]39.

Præstantius, the strange story related by, respecting his father, [1351]370.

Praise, the love of, why reckoned a virtue? [1352]96; of the eradication of the love of human, [1353]97.

Prayer for the dead, [1354]470.

Predictions of Scripture, [1355]203.

Priest, the faithful, [1356]344.

Priesthood; the, the promise to establish it for ever, how to be understood, [1357]345; of Christ, described in the Psalms, [1358]355.

Proclus, Julius, [1359]51.

Projectus, Bishop, and the miraculous cure of blind women, [1360]488.

Proletarii, the [1361]54.

Prometheus, [1362]364.

Promises, the, made to Abraham, [1363]320, -[1364]322.

Prophetic age, the, [1365]337.

Prophetic records, the, [1366]336.

Prophecies, the threefold meaning of the, [1367]338, [1368]339; respecting Christ and His gospel, [1369]375, [1370]376. [1371]377, [1372]379, [1373]380.

Prophets, the later, [1374]360; of the time when the Roman kingdom began. [1375]375.

Proscription, the, of Sylla, [1376]61.

Proserpine, [1377]133, [1378]135.

Protasius and Gervasius, martyrs, a blind man healed by the bodies of, at Milan, [1379]485; a young man freed from a devil by, [1380]487.

Providence of God, the, [1381]93, [1382]447; not disturbed by the wickedness of angels or men, [1383]282.

Prudence, [1384]402.

Psalms, the, David's concern in writing, [1385]352.

Ptolemy, Philadelphus, causes the Hebrew Scriptures to be translated into Greek, [1386]385. [1387]386.

Puberty, was it later among the antediluvians than it is now? [1388]296, etc.

Pulvillus, Mafcus, [1389]100:

Punic wars; the; the disasters suffered by the Romans in, [1390]55; the second of these, its deplorable effects, [1391]56, etc.

Punishment, eternal, [1392]452; whether it is possible for bodies to last forever in burning fire, [1393]452; whether bodily sufferings necessarily terminate in the destruction of the flesh, [1394]452, [1395]453; examples from nature to show that bodies may remain unconsumed and alive in fire, [1396]454; the nature of, [1397]460, etc.; is it just that it should last longer than the sins themselves lasted? [1398]462, etc.; the greatness of the first transgression on account of which it is due to all not within the pale of the Saviour's grace, [1399]463, etc.; of the wicked after death, not purgatorial, [1400]463, [1401]464; proportioned to the deserts of the wicked, [1402]465; of certain persons, who deny, [1403]466; of those who think that the intercession of saints will deliver from, [1404]466, and note; of those who think that participation of the body of Christ will save from, [1405]467; of those who think that Catholic baptism will deliver from, [1406]467; of the opinion that building on the "Foundation" will save from, [1407]468; of the opinion ,that alms-giving will deliver from, [1408]468; of those who think that the devil will not suffer, [1409]468; replies to all those who deny, [1410]469, [1411]472, etc., [1412]473.

Punishments, the temporary, of this life.; [1413]464; the object of, [1414]465.

Purgatorial punishments, [1415]445, [1416]446, [1417]470.

Purification of heart, the, whence obtained by the saints, [1418]194; the principles which, according to the Platonists, regulate, [1419]194; the one true principle which alone can effect, [1420]195.

Purifying punishment, the, spoken of by Malachi, [1421]445.

Pyrites, the Persian stone so called, [1422]456.

Pyrrhus, invades Italy, -- response of the oracle of Apollo to, [1423]54; cannot tempt Fabricius, [1424]100.

Pythagoras, the founder of the Italic school of philosophy, [1425]145.

Queen, the, the Church, [1426]354.

Quiet, the temple of, [1427]72.

Radagaisus, king of the Goths, the war with, [1428]104.

Rain, portentous, [1429]62.

Rape of the Sabine women, the, [1430]48; [1431]49.

Rebecca, wife of Isaac, [1432]330; the divine answer respecting the twins in the womb of, [1433]330.

Recentness of man's creation, an answer to those who complain of, [1434]233.

Regeneration, the laver, or font of, [1435]487.

Regulus. as an example, of heroism, and voluntary endurance for religion's sake, [1436]10, etc:; the virtue of, far excelled that of Cato, [1437]16.

Reign of the saints with Christ for a thousand .years, [1438]382, etc.

Religion, [1439]181; no true, without true virtues, [1440]418.

Religions, false, kept up on policy, [1441]341.

Republic, Cicero's definition of a, -- was there ever a Roman, answering to? [1442]414, [1443]415; according to what definition could the Romans or others assume the title of a? [1444]418.

Resting on the seventh day, God's, the meaning of, [1445]209.

Restitutus, presbyter of the Calamensian Church, a curious account of, [1446]280, [1447]281.

Resurrection, the, of the flesh of believers, to a perfection not enjoyed by our first parent's, [1448]255, [1449]256; [1450]257; the first and the second, [1451]425, [1452]426, [1453]427; Paul's testimony on, [1454]439; utterances of Isaiah respecting, [1455]440, etc.; some refuse to believe, while the world at large believes, [1456]481; vindicated against ridicule thrown on it, [1457]493; etc.; whether abortions shall have part in, [1458]494; whether infants shall have that body in, which they would have had if they had grown up, [1459]494; whether in the, the dead shall rise the same size as the Lord's body, [1460]495; the saints shall be conformed to the image of Christ in the, [1461]495; whether women shall retain their sex in, [1462]496; all bodily blemishes shall be removed in, [1463]497; the substance of our bodies, however disintegrated, shall be entirely reunited, [1464]498; the new spiritual body of, [1465]499; the obstinacy of those who impugn, while the world believes, [1466]504, etc.

Resurrection of Christ; the, referred to in the Psalms; [1467]255, [1468]256.

Reward, the, of the saints, after the trials of this life, [1469]406.

Rhea, or Ilia, mother of Romulus and Remus, [1470]371.

Rich man, the, in hell, [1471]462.

Righteous, the glory of the, is in God, [1472]97.

Righteous man, the, the sufferings of, described in the Book of Wisdom, [1473]357, etc.

Rites, sacred, of the gods, [1474]116.

Rituals of false gods, instituted by kings of Greece, from the exodus of Israel downward, [1475]366, [1476]367.

Roman empire, the, which of the gods presided over? [1477]68; whether the great extent and duration of, should be attributed to Jove, [1478]78; whether the worship of the gods has been of service in extending, [1479]79; the cause of, not fortuitous, nor attributable to the position of the stars, [1480]84, etc.; by what virtues the enlargement of, was merited, [1481]93, etc.

Roman kings, what manner of life and death they had, [1482]51, etc.

Roman republic, was there ever one answering to Cicero's definition? [1483]156, [1484]157, [1485]159, [1486]160.

Romans, the, the folly of, in trusting gods which could not defend Troy, 3, etc.; by what steps the passion of governing increased among, [1487]20; the vices of, not corrected by the overthrow of their city, [1488]21; the calamities suffered by, before Christ, [1489]24, etc., [1490]31, etc.; poetical license restrained by, [1491]27, etc.; excluded players from offices of state and restrained the license of players, [1492]28, [1493]29; the gods never took any steps to prevent the republic of, from being ruined by immorality, [1494]36, etc.; the obscenities of their plays consecrated to the service of their gods, contributed to overthrow their republic, [1495]41, etc.; exhorted to forsake paganism, [1496]41; was it desirable that the empire of, should be increased by a succession of furious wars? [1497]47; by what right they obtained their first wives, [1498]48; the wickedness of the wars waged by, against the Albans, [1499]49, [1500]50; the first consuls of, [1501]52, etc.; the disasters which befell in the Punic wars, [1502]55, [1503]56, etc.; the ingratitude of to Scipio, the conqueror of Hannibal, [1504]57; the internal disasters which vexed the republic, [1505]58, etc.; multiplied gods for small and ignoble purposes, [1506]68; to what profits they carried on war, and how far to the well-being of the conquered, [1507]98; dominion granted to, by the providence of God, [1508]102.

Rome, the sack of, by the Barbarians, 1; the evils inflicted on the Christians in the sack of, -- why permitted, [1509]18; the iniquities practised in the palmiest days of, [1510]32, etc.; the corruption which has grown up in, before Christianity, [1511]33, etc.; Cicero's opinion of the republic of, [1512]35; frost and snow incredibly severe at, [1513]55; calamities which befell, in the Punic wars, [1514]55, etc., [1515]56, etc.; Asiatic luxury introduced to, [1516]57; when founded, [1517]372; the founder of, made a god, [1518]482.

Romulus, the alleged parentage of, [1519]44, [1520]45; no penalty exacted for his fratricidal act, [1521]45, etc.; the death of, [1522]51; suckled by a wolf, [1523]372; made a god by Rome, [1524]482.

Rule, equitable, [1525]411.

Rulers serve the society which they rule, [1526]410, [1527]411.

Sabbath, the perpetual, [1528]511.

Sabine women, the rape of the, [1529]31, [1530]48, [1531]49.

Sack of Rome, the, by the Barbarians, 1, etc.; of Troy, 3, etc.

Sacrifice, that due to the true God only, [1532]182; the true and perfect, [1533]183; the reasonableness of offering a visible, to God, [1534]192; the supreme and true, of the Mediator, [1535]193; of Abraham, when he believed, -- its meaning [1536]324.

Sacrifices, those not required by God, but enjoined for the exhibition of the truth, [1537]183.

Sacrifices of righteousness, [1538]446.

Sacristan of Hercules, a, the story of, [1539]115.

Sages, the seven, [1540]374.

Saguntum, the destruction of, [1541]56, [1542]57.

Saints, the, lose nothing in losing their temporal goods, 7, etc.; their consolations in captivity, [1543]10; cases in which the examples of, are not to be followed, [1544]17; why the enemy was permitted to indulge his lust on the bodies of, [1545]18; the reply of, to unbelievers, who taunted them with Christ's not having rescued them from the fury of their enemies, [1546]19, etc.; the reward of, after the trials of this life, [1547]406; the happiness of the eternal peace which constitutes the perfection of, [1548]407; in this life, blessed in hope, [1549]414.

Salacia, [1550]134.

Salamander, the, [1551]454.

Sallust, quoted, 4, [1552]31, [1553]32, [1554]44, [1555]47, [1556]50, [1557]53, [1558]94, [1559]95, [1560]124, [1561]362.

Salt, the, of Agrigentum, the peculiar qualities of, [1562]455.

Samnites, the, defeated by the Romans, [1563]53.

Samothracians, the mysteries of the, [1564]139.

Samuel, the address of, to Saul on his disobedience, [1565]346, etc.; sets up a stone of memorial, [1566]347.

Saul, spared by David, [1567]345, [1568]346; forfeits the kingdom, [1569]346, [1570]347.

Sanctity, the, of the body, not violated by the violence of another's lust, [1571]12, [1572]13.

Sancus, or Sangus, a Sabine god, [1573]371.

Sarah, and Hagar, and their sons, -- the typical significance of, [1574]285.

Sarah's barrenness, [1575]286; preservation of the chastity of, in Egypt, and in Gerar, [1576]276, [1577]328; change of the name of, [1578]327; the death of, [1579]330.

Satan, transforms himself into an angel of light, [1580]406. See Devil.

Saturn, [1581]69, [1582]123, [1583]125; and Genius, thought to be really Jupiter, [1584]129, [1585]130, etc.; interpretations of the reasons for worshipping, [1586]133; and Picus, [1587]368.

Saved by fire, [1588]473.

Scævola, the pontiff, slain in the Marian wars, [1589]60, [1590]61; distinguishes three kinds of gods, [1591]78, [1592]79.

Scenic representations, the establishment of, opposed by Scipio Nasica, [1593]20; the obscenities of, contributed to the overthrow of the republic, [1594]39, etc.

Schools of philosophers, [1595]145, etc.

Scipio Nasica, Rome's "best man," opposes the destruction of Carthage, [1596]19, [1597]20; opposes scenic representations, [1598]68.

Scripture, the obscurity of, -- its advantages, [1599]215.

Scriptures, the canonical, the authority of, [1600]206; of the Old Testament, translated into Greek, [1601]385, [1602]386.

Sea, the, gives up the dead which are in it, [1603]434; no more, [1604]436.

Sects of philosophy, the number of, according to Varro, [1605]397-[1606]399.

Selenite, the stone so called, [1607]456.

Semiramis, [1608]362.

Seneca, Annæus, recognizes the guiding will of the Supreme, [1609]89; censures the popular worship of the gods, and the popular theology, [1610]119, [1611]120; what he thought of the Jews, [1612]120, [1613]121.

Septuagint, -- is it or the Hebrew text to be followed in computing years? [1614]293, etc.; origin of the, [1615]385, [1616]386; authority of in relation to the Hebrew original, [1617]386, [1618]387; difference between, and the Hebrew text as to the days fixed by Jonah for the destruction of Nineveh, [1619]387, [1620]388.

Servitude introduced by sin, [1621]411.

Servius Tullius, the foul murder of, [1622]52.

Seth and Cain, heads of two lines of descendants, [1623]298; relation of the former to Christ, [1624]299.

Seven, the number, [1625]223, [1626]341.

Seventh day, the, [1627]223.

Severus, bishop of Milevis, [1628]455.

Sex, shall it be restored in the resurrection? [1629]239.

Sexual intercourse, [1630]276; in the antediluvian age, [1631]296, etc.

Shem, [1632]309; the sons of, [1633]311; the genealogy of, [1634]316, etc.

Sibyl, the Cumæan, [1635]197; the Erythræan, [1636]198, and note, [1637]373.

Sybilline books, the, [1638]55, and note, [1639]372.

Sicyon, the kingdom and kings of, [1640]362, [1641]363, [1642]371.

Silvanus, the god, [1643]117.

Silvii, [1644]371.

Simplicianus, bishop of Milan, his reminiscence of the saying of a certain Platonist, [1645]200.

Sin, should not be sought to be obviated by sin, [1646]17; should not be sought to be shunned by a voluntary death, [1647]18; had not its origin in God, but in the will of the creature, [1648]214; not caused by the flesh, but by the soul, [1649]263; servitude introduced by, [1650]411.

Sins, how cleansed, [1651]194.

Six, the perfection of the number, [1652]222.

Slave, when the word, first occurs in Scripture; its meaning, [1653]411.

Social life, disturbed by many distresses, [1654]403, etc.

Socrates, a sketch of, -- his philosophy, [1655]145, [1656]146; the god or demon of, the book of Apuleius concerning, [1657]153, [1658]154.

Sodom, the region of, [1659]460.

Solomon, books written by, and the prophecies they contain, [1660]357. etc.; the kings after, both of Israel and Judah, [1661]358.

Son of God, but one by nature, [1662]464.

Sons of God, the, and daughters of men, [1663]302, etc.; not angels, [1664]303, etc.

Soranus, Valerius, [1665]130.

Soul, the immortal, [1666]121; the way of its deliverance, [1667]202; created in the image of God, [1668]241; Porphyry's notion that its blessedness requires separation from the body, demolished by Plato, [1669]249; the separation of, and the body, considered by some not to be penal, [1670]252.

Soul of the world, God not the, [1671]71; Varro's opinion of, examined, [1672]126.

Souls, rational, the opinion that there are three kinds of, [1673]153, [1674]154; the, of men, according to the Platonists, become demons, [1675]171; views of the transmigration of, [1676]200, [1677]201; not co-eternal with God, [1678]201; do not return from blessedness to labor and misery, after certain periodic revolutions, [1679]239.

Sophrosuue, [1680]402.

Speusippus, [1681]152.

Spirit, [1682]259, [1683]260.

Spiritual body, the, of the saints, in the resurrection, [1684]499.

Stars, the supposed influence of, on kingdoms, births, etc., [1685]84, [1686]85, [1687]86; some, called by the names of gods, [1688]130, etc.

Stephen, St., miracles wrought by the relics of, and at the shrine of, [1689]488, [1690]489, [1691]490.

Stoics, opinions of, about mental emotions, [1692]167, etc.; the three perturbations admitted by, in the soul of the wise man, [1693]267, etc.; the belief of, as to the gods, [1694]384; suicide permitted by, [1695]402, [1696]403.

Strong man, the, [1697]426.

Substance, the, of the people of God, [1698]350.

Suicide, committed through fear of dishonor or of punishment, [1699]12; Christians have no authority for committing, under any circumstances, [1700]14; can never be prompted to, by magnanimity, [1701]15; the example of Cato in relation to, [1702]16; should it be resorted to, to avoid sin? [1703]18; permitted by the Stoics, [1704]402, [1705]403.

Sun, the, stayed in its course by Joshua, [1706]459.

Superstition, [1707]80.

Sylla, the deeds of, [1708]38, [1709]39; and Marius, the war between, [1710]60.

Sylva, [1711]45.

Symmachus, [1712]24, and note.

Tarquinius, Priscus, or Superbus, his barbarous murder of his father-in-law, [1713]51; the expulsion of, from Rome, [1714]52.

Tatius, Titus, introduces new gods, [1715]76.

Tellus, [1716]69; the surnames of, and their significance, [1717]136.

Temperance, [1718]402.

Ten kings, the, [1719]443.

Terah, the emigration of, from Ur of the Chaldees, [1720]318; the years of, [1721]319.

Terence, quoted, [1722]27.

Terentius, a certain, finds the books of Numa Pompilius, [1723]141.

Terminus, [1724]77, [1725]80; and Janus, [1726]126.

Thales, the founder of the Ionic school of philosophy, [1727]145.

Theatrical exhibitions, publish the shame of the gods, [1728]27; the obscenities of, contributed to overthrow the republic, [1729]41.

Theodorus, the Cyrenian philosopher, his reply to Lysimachus, 9, note.

Theodosius, the faith and piety of, [1730]105, etc.

Theological poets, [1731]368.

Theology, Varro's threefold division of, [1732]112-[1733]115.

Theosebeia, [1734]181.

Theurgy, [1735]185, etc., [1736]186, etc.

Thousand years, the, of the Book of Revelation, [1737]426; the reign of the saints with Christ during, [1738]429, etc.

Threats employed against the gods to compel their aid, [1739]188.

Threskeia, [1740]181.

Tilon, the island of, [1741]456.

Time, [1742]208.

Time, times, and a half time, [1743]443.

Times and seasons, the hidden, [1744]394.

Titus, Latinius, [1745]153.

Torquatus, slays his victorious son, [1746]99.

Transformations, strange, of men, [1747]369; what we should believe respecting, [1748]370.

Transgression, the first, the greatness of, [1749]422.

Transmigration of souls, the Platonic views of, emended by Porphyry, [1750]200, [1751]201.

"Tree of life, the, the days of," [1752]447.

Trinity, the, [1753]195; further explained, [1754]210, [1755]211; further statements of, -- indications of, scattered everywhere among the works of God, [1756]218; indications of, in philosophy, [1757]219, [1758]220; the image of, in human nature, [1759]220.

Troy, the gods unable to afford an asylum during the sack of, 3; were the gods justified in permitting the destruction of? [1760]44, etc.

Truth, the sad results where it is hidden, [1761]404, etc.

Tullus Hostilius, [1762]51, [1763]52.

Twelve thrones, [1764]424.

Twenty Martyrs, the, how a tailor got a new coat by praying at the shrine of, [1765]488.

Twins, on the difference of the health, etc., of, [1766]85; of different sexes, [1767]88.

Unbaptized, the, saved through the confession of Christ, [1768]248.

Unbelief of the Jews, the, foretold, [1769]356.

Unity, the, of the human race, [1770]241, etc.

Universe, the beauty of the, [1771]214.

Valens, a persecutor, [1772]393.

Valentinian, protected by Theodosius, [1773]105, a confessor, [1774]393.

Valerius, Marcus, [1775]100.

Varro, his opinion of the utility of men feigning themselves to be the offspring of gods, [1776]44; boasts of having conferred the knowledge of the worship of the gods on the Romans, [1777]75; what he thought of the gods of the nations, [1778]110; his book concerning the antiquities of divine and human things, [1779]111, etc.; his threefold division of theology into fabulous, natural, and civil, [1780]112, etc.; the opinion of, that God is the soul of the world, [1781]126, [1782]128; pronounces his own opinions respecting the gods uncertain, [1783]132; holds the earth to be a goddess, [1784]134, etc.; his doctrine of the gods not self-consistent, [1785]139; assigns the reason why Athens was so called, [1786]365; the opinion of, about the name of Areopagus, [1787]365, [1788]366; what he relates of the strange transformations of men, [1789]369, etc.; on the number of philosophical sects, [1790]397-[1791]400, etc; in reference to a celestial portent, [1792]459; his story of the Vestal virgin falsely accused, [1793]493; his work on The Origin of the Roman People, quoted in relation to the Palingenesy, [1794]506.

Vaticanus, [1795]70.

Venilia, [1796]134.

Venus, a peculiar candelabrum in a temple of, [1797]456, [1798]457.

Venus, the planet, a strange prodigy that occurred to, [1799]459.

Vesta, [1800]69, [1801]70, [1802]131.

Vestal virgin, a, to prove her innocence, carries water in a seive from the Tiber, [1803]493.

Vestal virgins, the punishment of those caught in adultery, [1804]45.

Vice, not nature, contrary to God, and hurtful, [1805]227.

Vicissitudes of life, the, on what dependent, [1806]37, etc.

Victoria, the goddess, [1807]72; ought she to be worshipped as well as Jove? [1808]73.

Virgil, quoted, 1, 2, 3, 4, [1809]13, [1810]37, [1811]42, [1812]44, [1813]48. [1814]50, [1815]94, [1816]127, [1817]128, [1818]138, [1819]156, [1820]157, [1821]181, [1822]193, [1823]198, [1824]201, [1825]264, [1826]368, [1827]444, [1828]457, [1829]463, [1830]471.

Virgin Mary, the, [1831]354.

Virgins, the violation of, by force, does not contaminate, [1832]12.

Virtue and Faith, honored by the Romans with temples, [1833]73, [1834]74; the Romans ought to have been content with, and Felicity, [1835]74; the war waged by, [1836]354.

Virtues, as disgraceful to make them serve human glory as to serve bodily pleasure, [1837]102; true, necessary to true religion, [1838]418, [1839]419.

Virtumnus and Sentinus, [1840]123.

Virtus, the goddess, [1841]124, [1842]125.

Vision, the beatific, [1843]507-[1844]509.

Vulcan, [1845]131.

Warfare, the Christian, [1846]465.

Wars, against the Albans, [1847]49; with Pyrrhus, [1848]54; the Punic, [1849]55, etc., [1850]56, etc.; the civil, of the Gracchi, [1851]59; the civil, between Marius and Sylla, [1852]60, etc.; the Gothic and Gallic, [1853]61; severe and frequent, before the advent of Christ, [1854]61; the duration of various, [1855]103; with Radagaisus, [1856]104; the miseries of, [1857]405.

Waters, the separation of the, [1858]225.

Wicked, the, the ills which alone are feared by, [1859]43; God makes a good use of, [1860]392; going out to see the punishment of, [1861]442; the end of, [1862]420; and the good, one event befalls, 5, [1863]422; the connection of, and the good together, 6.

Wickedness, not a flaw of nature, [1864]471.

Will, the consent of, to an evil deed, makes the deed evil, [1865]12; is it ruled by necessity? [1866]92; the enemies of God are so by, [1867]227, [1868]229; no efficient cause of an evil, [1869]230; the misdirected love by which it fell away from the immutable to the mutable good, [1870]230; whether the angels received their good, from God, [1871]231; the character of, makes the affections of the soul right or wrong, [1872]266, etc.; free in the state of perfect felicity, [1873]510.

Will of God, the eternal and unchangeable, [1874]480.

Wisdom, described in the Book of Proverbs, [1875]358.

Wisdom, the Book of, a prophecy of Christ in, [1876]357.

Wives, how the Romans obtained their first, [1877]48.

Woman, shall she retain her sex in the resurrection? [1878]495; the formation of, from a rib of sleeping Adam, a type, [1879]496.

World, the, not eternal, [1880]206; the infinite ages before, not to be comprehended, [1881]207; and time, had both one beginning [1882]208; falseness of the history which ascribes many thousand years to the past existence of, [1883]232; of those who hold a plurality of worlds, [1884]233; predictions respecting the end of, [1885]444, etc.

Worlds without end, or ages of ages, [1886]238, etc.

Wonders, lying, [1887]484

Worm, the, that dieth not, [1888]443, [1889]461.

Worship of God, distinction between latria and dulia, [1890]180, [1891]181, [1892]182, etc.

Xenocrates, [1893]152.

Years, in the time of the antediluvians, [1894]292, etc., [1895]295, etc.; in the words, "their days shall be an hundred and twenty years," [1896]305, etc.; the thousand, of the Book of Revelation, [1897]426; the three and a half, of the Book of Revelation, [1898]443.

Zoroaster, [1899]464.

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