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kriton's Avatar Jump to comment 19 by kriton

I would just like to point out the exact wording of what Gibbon actually said:

"The various modes of worship which prevailed in the Roman world were all considered by the people as equally true; by the philosopher as equally false; and by the magistrate as equally useful." --- Edward Gibbon, The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Vol. I, Ch. II

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