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Ecclesiastical History, Books 1–5 (The Fathers of the Church, Volume 19)

Eusebius Pamphili

Publication Year: 2010

Published by: The Catholic University of America Press


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p. 1-1

Title Page, Copyright, Dedication

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pp. iii-v


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pp. vii-xiii

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pp. 3-33

Eusebius was commonly known among the ancients as Eusebius of Caesarea or Eusebius Pamphili. The first designation arose from the fact that he was bishop of Caesarea for many years; the second from the fact that he was a close friend ...

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Book One

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pp. 35-82

Since it is my purpose to hand down a written account of the successions of the holy Apostles as well as of the times extending from our Saviour to ourselves; the number and nature of the events which are said to have been treated in ecclesiastical history; the number of those who were ...

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Book Two

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pp. 83-135

All that the history of the Church needed to have stated by way of an introduction-the proofs of the divinity of the saving Logos, the ancient history of the doctrines which we teach, the antiquity of the evangelical life which Christians ...

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Book Three

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pp. 137-206

In such a condition were the affairs of the Jews, but of the holy Apostles and disciples of our Saviour who were scattered over the whole world,1 Thomas, as tradition holds, received Parthia;2 Andrew, Scythia;3 John, ...

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Book Four

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pp. 207-270

About the twelfth year of the reign of Trajan1 the bishop2of the diocese of Alexandria, whom we mentioned a little above, departed this life, and Primus,3 the fourth from the Apostles, received the administration of ...

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Book Five

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pp. 271-347

Now, Soter, 1Bishop of the Church at Rome, died in the eighth year of his rule. Eleutherus,2 as twelfth after the Apostles, succeeded him, and it was the seventeenth year3 of the Emperor Antoninus Verus. In this ...

E-ISBN-13: 9780813211190
Print-ISBN-13: 9780813214450

Page Count: 361
Publication Year: 2010