The Ruin of the Ancient Civilization and the Triumph of Christianity: With Some Consideration of Conditions in the Europe of Today

The Ruin of the Ancient Civilization and the Triumph of Christianity: With Some Consideration of Conditions in the Europe of Today

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The Ruin of the Ancient Civilization and the Triumph of Christianity: With Some Consideration of Conditions in the Europe of Today

The Ruin of the Ancient Civilization and the Triumph of Christianity: With Some Consideration of Conditions in the Europe of Today

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Signor Ferrero has given us one more arresting work on the subject which he has made his life study. Though his reputation is already world-wide amongst scholars and thinkers, I should like to be allowed to say one word to that large and ever-increasing number of men and women on both sides of the Atlantic who are not classical scholars or students of history and who, living as many of them do isolated by circumstances, whether in the depths of the country or in crowded cities, have no kindred spirits with whom they can discuss the thoughts that surge up in their minds. In Signor Ferrero's pages they will find many of the data for which they have unconsciously been searching, cleverly sketched for them by a master hand, and stirring parallels drawn between the third century and their own. The world is realizing that the great treasures of its magnificent heritage are in danger of . . .

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