Scope Of Chapter 28
Fall In The West — from 'The History Of The Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire' by Edward Gibbon

Final Destruction of Paganism — Introduction of the Worship of Saints and Relics among the Christians
378-395 The Destruction of the Pagan Religion— State of Paganism at Rome
384Petition of the Senate for the Altar of Victory
388 Conversion of Rome
381Destruction of the Temples in the Provinces— The Temple of Serapis at Alexandria
389 Its final Destruction
390 The Pagan Religion is prohibited— Oppressed
390-420and finally extinguished; The Worship of the Christian Martyrs
General Reflections
1Fabulous Martyrs and Relics
3Revival of Polytheism
4 Introduction of Pagan Ceremonies
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