Barbarism and Religion: The Enlightenments of Edward Gibbon, 1737-1764 - Vol. 1

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Index
Abu Bakr 38
académiciens139, 147, 153, 201, 235, 243, 244, 249, 255, 263, 265, 299
Académie des Inscriptions et Belles Lettres86, 89, 113, 134, 139, 143, 151, 153–4, 155, 156, 161, 162, 165168, 199, 217, 226, 245, 246, 248, 255, 267
Mémoires86, 122, 124, 125, 126, 151, 154, 155, 210, 219, 234
Gibbon on 141, 197, 227, 251, 266, 276, 306
Histoire155, 204, 219
Académie Française40154
Académie des sciences159
Achilles 220
Addison, Joseph 120, 148, 256, 298
Gibbon's reading of 119
Essay on the Truth of the Christian Religion 79
The Spectator107, 300
Aeneas 267
Aesop 193
aeternitas mundi165
Africa 287
agrarianism 223–4
Alaric 272, 288
alchemy 298
Aldrich, Henry 149, 150
Alexandria, Library of 203
Allamand, François Louis
Socinianism of 79
Gibbon and 78–9
allegory 161, 163–4, 165, 167, 235
America (English) 4, 268, 300
War of the American Revolution 102, 104, 110, 113, 116, 134, 252, 297, 305, 306
amour—propre171
Amsterdam 56–7
amusement 108, 148, 247, 256
ancien régime14, 90, 110, 305
ancient history 4, 36–7, 97, 98, 107, 112, 140, 145–6, 149, 154, 157, 179, 184–90, 196, 197, 203–6, 209, 211, 217, 219–24, 226–35, 237, 238, 253, 258, 263, 266–273, 284, 293, 290
Gibbon and 4, 72, 74–6, 81, 121–26, 130–32, 141, 191, 263, 265
ancient literature 65, 112, 149, 161, 186, 195, 197, 205, 207, 211, 219–21
imitation of 146, 149, 155, 189, 191, 206, 222
possibility of surpassing 146, 189, 193, 270, 282
Gibbon and 65, 72, 81, 121–26, 130–12, 141, 220, 222, 223, 237
Ancients 146, 149, 154, 189–90, 219, 222, 238, 261
Andrewes, Lancelot 40
Anne (Queen) 16, 17, 18, 20, 22, 101
antinomianism 296
Antioch 289
Antipodes 4
antiquarianism see erudition
antiquaries 153see also érudits
antiquity 154, 156, 192, 195see also ancient literature, ancient history
Gibbon's study of 3, 5, 30, 32, 33, 35, 42, 82, 121, 125, 126, 132, 185, 209, 222, 230, 231, 277307
Antonine monarchy 3, 287
Aquinas, Thomas 25
Arabia
history of 37, 40, 41, 42, 155, 165, 203, 205, 206, 207
language of 43
Gibbon on 29, 38, 82, 43
Howel on 37
Archimedes 184
Arianism 27, 44, 76, 298
Aristotle 36, 159, 164, 185, 193, 297
Greek, Latin and Arab commentaries 162
Gibbon on 216–17
Arminianism 25, 41, 42, 51–5, 60, 61, 66
relationship to Socinianism 62–3, 72

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