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The humanity of the Mosaic law toward resident aliens
Rome as a triumphal Eighth Wonder of the World.
The manumission of Junian Latins.
Exhortation to an imperial legate to respect free cities of Achaea.
The construction of the public baths at Prusa.
Trajan’s ban of an association of firemen in Nicomedia.
The Roman emperor and the grant of Alexandrian citizenship.
Pliny’s correspondence with the Emperor Trajan regarding how to deal with Christians.
Nerva’s reformation of the 5 percent tax on inheritances and legacies
Dedication of a statue to the Roman Dēmos by the Rhodians.
Cleopatra the symbol of women’s domination who threatened Roman power.
Propertius forecasts Augustus’s future conquests in the East and his triumph.

Rome’s God-given superiority over the rest of the world, and why she should not debase herself

Rome’s role as a bringer of law and justice to uncivilised nations, and why she must be prepared to continue this mission under Christ’s banner

The divine will behind Rome’s greatness, which wished to unite under one power numerous peoples

The religious sickness of the “race of Romulus”

The imposition of Roman law on other nations

Ban on circumcision for non-Jews

Quadratus presents an apology on behalf of the Christians to the emperor Hadrian

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