Altars of the Athenians
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Acts 17:23
For as I passed by, and beheld your devotions, I found an altar with this inscription, TO THE UNKNOWN GOD. Whom therefore you ignorantly worship, him declare I to you.
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Of the Persecutions in Persia and of them that were Martyred There ...
... even the divine Apostle, when he came to Athens and saw the city wholly given to
idolatry, destroyed any one of the altars which the Athenians honoured, but ...
/.../chapter xxxviii of the persecutions in.htm

Paul in Athens.
... It was crowded with images, and temples, and altars. The Athenians were more addicted
to idolatry, and had multiplied the objects of it more than any of their ...
/.../dick/lectures on the acts of the apostles/lecture xx paul in athens.htm

Paul at Athens
... Paul is not blaming the Athenians, but recording a fact which he had noticed, and ...
great deal of trouble to show from other authors that there were such altars. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture the acts/paul at athens.htm

The Ministry of Paul in Thessalonica, Berea, Athens, and Corinth.
... Whilst giving the Athenians full credit for their devotional feeling, and avoiding
any ... witnesses [104:2] as well as Paul, and the altars thus distinguished ...
/.../killen/the ancient church/chapter vii the ministry of.htm

The Christians are not the Only Contemners of the Gods Contempt of ...
... the gods, you erect temples also to the dead; you build altars for the ... although he
was condemned to die for this very reason, the Athenians afterwards repented ...
/.../ nationes/chapter x name christians are.htm

One Argument which Has Been Much Relied Upon but not More than Its ...
... Hence," says the historian, "it has come to pass, that to this present time may
be found in the boroughs of the Athenians ANONYMOUS altars: a memorial of ...
/.../paley/evidences of christianity/chapter vi one argument which.htm

... apostle of Jesus Christ, uttered his immortal oration to the Athenians, on the ... its
statues of the Graces, its Temple of Minerva, and its altars to Prometheus ...
/.../conversion of a high priest into a christian worker/chapter i farewell.htm

Acts xvii. 16, 17
... on a wrong one, altars were erected which were destined and designated agnosto the&
254;." (Meyer.) (3) By these inscriptions the Athenians referred to no ...
/.../chrysostom/homilies on acts and romans/homily xxxviii acts xvii 16.htm

The Power of Rome Romanized Aspect of all the Heathen Mythology. ...
... forsooth, they wished to commit themselves to [923] such folly as the Athenians
did; for ... Their altars tell us so; there is (a specimen) of the foreign gods at ...
/...// nationes/chapter ix the power of rome.htm

Of the Hieroglyphics Found in the Temple of Serapis.
... method in relation to the Athenians, [743] and brought over many of them to the
faith, when on reading the inscription on one of their altars, he accommodated ...
/.../chapter xvii of the hieroglyphics found.htm

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