Note 070
From Chapter 23 of the Decline & Fall

Imperii sui memoriam magnitudine operum gestiens propagare. Ammian. xxiii. 1.

The temple of Jerusalem had been famous even among the Gentiles. They had many temples in each city (at Sichem five, at Gaza eight, at Rome four hundred and twenty-four); but the wealth and religion of the Jewish nation was centred in one spot.

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