Sentence Examples


  • Under the persecution, a large number were killed, and between four and five millions of Protestants left the country.
  • Even the stormy days of the last persecution yielded some considerable writers, such as Methodius in the East and Lactantius in the West.
  • Thus, in view of persecution or slander, the Christian church naturally produced literary " Apologies."
  • He was born at Cordova in 1135, fled with his parents from persecution in 1148, settled at Fez in i 160, passing P g there for a Moslem, fled again to Jerusalem in 1165, and finally went to Cairo where he died in 1204.
  • Holland from the moment that it joined the union of Utrecht (1579) deliberately set its face against religious persecution (Jewish Encyclopedia, i.