The Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem

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In fact, the political and cultural experience of the third and fourth centuries was substantially affected by the rise of Christianity. The heavy Mills made a slight movement in his chair. The culture about which one speaks is always a particular culture. It was a strange peace which she shared with me in this unexpected shelter full of disorder in its neglected splendour. You are away from God when you entertain useless thoughts.

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Publisher: Chios Classics (May 18, 2015)


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