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By Robert A. Sadowski

ISBN-10: 1634504453

ISBN-13: 9781634504454

Discover how fifty nice firearms encouraged and assisted in shaping our world.

World historical past has continuously been interwoven with advancements in firearms expertise and so is peppered with mythical weapons. because the invention of gunpowder, countries have raced to create extra helpful and strong firearms with which to guard, overcome, and hunt. 50 weapons that modified the World explores the main major firearms from the previous 2 hundred years, from lethal guns of battle to old fashioned plinking weapons. incorporated are:

Winchester version 1873
Colt 1911
Mauser version 98
M1 Garand
Ruger 10/22
AK-47
AR-15
Benelli M2
Glock G17
Barrett 82A1

Discover the heritage, layout info, operation, editions, and clients of every firearm, illustrated with archival images from the brands and of the weapons in motion. Firearms fanatics, historical past buffs, hunters, and shooters will all locate anything to surprise at during this wonderful full-color book.

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This doctrine was wholly that of mediaeval witches, and is flaunted by modern Satanists. Although the Manichees affected the greatest purity, it is quite certain that not unchastity but the act of generation alone was opposed to their views, secretly they practised the most hideous obscenities. " The their very name became the equivalent for Messalians survived unto the Middle Ages as Bogomiles. Attention has already been drawn to the striking fact that even Diocletian legislated with no small vigour against the Manichees, and when we find Valentinian I and Ms son Gratian, although tolerant of other bodies, passing laws of equal severity in this regard (372), we feel that such interdiction is especially significant.

Theodosius I, by a statute of 381, declared Manichees to be without civil rights, and incapable of inheriting in the following year he condemned them to death, and in 889 he sternly directed the rigorous enforcement to the letter of these penalties. Valentinian II confiscated their goods, annulled their wills, and sent them into exile. Honorius in 890 renewed th^ draconian measures of Ms predecessors j in 40 S he heavily fined all governors of provinces or civil magistrates who were 5 ; WITCH : AND ANARCHIST 23 slack In carrying out Ms orders ; In 407 he pronounced the and public criminals having no legal status whatsoever and in 408 he reiterated the former enactments in meticulous detail to afford no loophole of escape.

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