The military vocation of Rome was now felt to have reached its normal limits; and the emperors, understanding that, in the future, industrial activity must prevail, prepared the abolition of slavery as far as was then possible, by honouring the freedmen, by protecting the slave against his master, and by facilitating manumissions.
Dale's Atonement (1875), the special point of which is that the death of Christ is not required by the personal demand of God to be propitiated, but by the necessity of honouring an ideal law of righteousness; thus, " the death of Christ is the objective ground on which the sins of men are remitted, because it was an act of submission to the righteous authority of the law by which the human race was condemned.
Sala-ud-din, " Honouring the Faith") (1138-1193), first Ayyubite sultan of Egypt, was born at Tekrit in 1138.
At his death, about 1328, heathen vied with Christian in honouring him.
He was honoured with a public funeral, and "the whole population of Athens, honouring him greatly, followed him to the grave" (Diog.