Note 172
From Chapter 15 of the Decline & Fall

Tum primum intra Gallias martyria visa Sulp. Severus, 1. ii. [1. c.] These were the celebrated martyrs of Lyons. See Eusebius, v. i. Tillemont, Mem. Ecclesiast. tom. ii. p. 316. According to the Donatists, whose assertion is confirmed by the tacit acknowledgment of Augustin, Africa was the last of the provinces which received the Gospel. Tillemont, Mem. Ecclesiast. tom. i. p. 754.

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