Of the Manner in Which the Persecutors Died
(De mortibus persecutorum)
Of the Manner in Which the Persecutors Died. 1
Addressed to Donatus.
[Not "the persecutors," but only some of them. This treatise is, in fact, a most precious relic of antiquity, and a striking narrative of the events which led to the "conversion of the Empire," so called. Its historical character is noted by Gibbon, D. and F., vol. ii. 20, n. 40.] ↩