An Ecclesiastical History to the Year 324 of the Christian Era: And the Twentieth of the Reign of Constantine; with a Description of the Martyrdom of Those who Suffered for the Cause of Christ (Google eBook)

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S. Bagster, 1838 - Church history - 419 pages
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Contents

How Pilate destroyed himself
43
The famine that happened in the reign of Claudius
44
Herod Agrippa persecuting the apostles immediately experienced the divine judgment
45
Concerning the impostor Theudas and his followers
47
Simon Magus
48
The preaching of Peter in the city of Rome
49
The gospel according to Mark
50
Mark first proclaimed Christianity to the inhabitants of Egypt
51
The books of Philo that have come down to us
55
The calamity which befel the Jews at Jerusalem on the day of the passover
57
The deeds done at Jerusalem in the reign of Nero
58
The Egyptian mentioned in the Acts of the Apostles
59
The martyrdom of James who was called the brother of the Lord
61
Annianus was appointed the first bishop of Alexandria after Mark
64
The persecution under Nero in which Paul and Peter were honoured with martyrdom in the cause of religion at Rome
65
The Jews were afflicted with innumerable evils and finally commenced war with the Romans
66
Pages 67110
67
Of the Epistles of the apostles
68
The first succession of the apostles
69
The last siege of the Jews after Christ
70
The famine which oppressed the Jews
72
The predictions of Christ
77
The signs that preceded the war
79
Of Josephus and the works he has left
81
The manner in which Josephus mentions the Holy Scriptures
82
Simeon ruled the church of Jerusalem after James
83
Vespasian commands the descendants of David to be sought
84
The epistle of Clement
85
Domitian commands the posterity of David to be slain
86
Onion the third bishop of Alexandria
88
The order of the Gospels
91
The sacred Scriptures acknowledged as genuine and those that are not
94
Menander the impostor
95
The heresy of the Ebionites
96
Cerinthus the Heresiarch
97
Nicolaus and his followers
98
The apostles that lived in marriage
99
The martyrdom of Simeon bishop of Jerusalem
101
Trajan forbids the Christians to he sought after
102
Euarestus the fourth bishop of the church at Rome
103
The epistles of Ignatius
104
The preaching evangelists that were yet living in that age
106
Thc epistle of Clement and those that are falsely ascribed to him
107
The writings of Papias
108
Pages 111149
111
The authors that wrote in the defence of the faith in the reign of Adrian
112
The bishops of Alexandria and Rome under the same emperor
113
The last siege of the Jews under Adrian
114
Those who were considered leaders in false doctrine at this time
115
The ecclesiastical writers then flourishing
117
The epistle of Adrian forbidding the Christians to be punished without trial
119
The bishops of Rome and Alexandria in the reign of Antonine
120
The apology of Justin addressed to Antoninus
122
hap XIV Circumstances related of Polycarp an apostolic man
124
The martyrdom of Polycarp with others at Smyrna
125
How Justin the philosopher suffered martyrdom asserting the doctrines of Christ
133
The martyrs mentioned by Justin in his books
135
The books of Justin that have come down to us 187
137
Those that presided over the churches of Rome and Alexan dria in the reign of Verus 138
138
The bishops of Antioch
139
Of Dionysius bishop of Corinth and his epistles
141
Of Theophilus bishop of Antioch
143
Of Philip and Modestus
144
Of Apollinaris bishop of Hierapolis
147
Of Bardesanes the Syrian and the works of his extant
149
Pages 150196
150
Those that had fallen away kindly restored by the pious martyrs
162
Chap III The vision that appeared to Attalus the martyr in a dream
164
Chap IV The martyrs commend Irenieus in their epistles
165
Catalogue of the bishops of Rome
167
Miracles were performed in those times by the believers
168
The statement of Ireiurns respecting the sacred Scriptures
169
The bishops under Commodus
171
Clement of Alexandria
172
The bishops of Jerusalem
173
The false prophets of the Phrygians
175
The affairs of Montanus and his false prophets
176
Of Miltiades and his works
180
Apollonius also refutes the Phrygian heresy and those whom he has mentioned 181
181
The opinion of Serapion respecting the heresy of the Phrygians
184
The martyrdom of Apollonius at Rome 18
186
The bishops that flourished at this time
187
The dissension of the churches in Asia
189
All agree to one opinion respecting the passover
192
The works of Clement
211
The works that Clement mentions
212
Of Heraclas
214
Of the translator Symmachus
215
Of Ambrose
216
The works of the writers of the day still extant
220
The works of Hippolytus that have reached us
221
The expositions he gave at Alexandria
222
His review of the collective Scriptures
223
Heraclas succeeds to the episcopate of Alexandria
225
How the bishops regarded him
226
Of Fabianus who was remarkably appointed bishop of Rome by divine communication
227
OfAfricanus
228
The error of Beryllus
229
Of Philip Cesar
230
Other works written by Origen
231
The heresy of the Helcesaites
232
What happened to Dionysius
233
Chap XLI Of those who suffered martyrdom at Alexandria
235
Other accounts given by Dionysius
239
LIII Of Novatus his manners and habits and his heresy
241
Dionysiuss account of Serapion
245
The epistle of Dionysius to Novatus
246
The great wickedness of Decius and Gallus
247
The bishops of Rome at this time
248
The peace after the persecution
249
The heresy of Sabellius
250
The heterodoxy of Novatus
252
Valerian and the persecution raised by him
253
The sufferings of Dionysius and those in Egypt
255
The martyrs of Cesarea of Palestine
260
The peace after Gallienus 201
261
The martyrdom of Marinus at Cesarea
262
Some account of Astyrius
263
The statue erected by a woman having an hemorrhage 204
264
The epistles of Dionysius on festivals in which he gives the canon of the passover
265
The pestilence which then prevailed
267
The reign of Gallienus
269
Of Nepos and his schism
270
The apocalypse of John
272
The epistles of Dionysius
276
Paul of Samosata and the heresy introduced by him at Antioch
277
Paul refuted by a certain Malchion one of the presbyters who had been a sophist was deposed
278
The error of the Manichees which commenced at this time
283
Of those distinguished ecclesiastical writers of our own day and which of them survived until the destruction of the churches
284
Pages 291320
291
The demolition of the churches
293
Chap III The nature of the conflicts endured by the martyrs in the persecution
294
Chap IV The illustrious martyrs of God who filled every place with the celebrity of their name and obtained various crowns of martyrdom for their p...
295
The affairs of Nicomedia
296
Those that were in the palace
297
The Egyptians that suffered at Phoenicc
299
Those who suffered in Egypt
301
The writings of Phileas which give an account of the martyrs of Alexandria
303
The events in Phrygia
306
Those prelates that evinced the reality of the religion they proclaimed with their blood
309
The morals of the persecutors
312
The events that happened to the heathen
316
The revocation of the emperors
317
BOOK OF MARTYRS Pages 321349
321
The martyr Romanus
323
Timotheus Agapius Thecla and eight others
324
Apphianus
326
The martyrs Ulpian and iEdesius
329
The martyr Agapius
330
The martyrs Theodosia Domninus and Anxentius
331
Other confessors also Valentina and Paulus
334
The renewal of the persecution with greater violence Antoninus Zebina Germanus and others
336
Petrus Ascetes Asclepius the Marcionite and other martyrs
339
Of the martyrdom of Pamphilus and others
340
The prelates of the church
346
Silvanus and John and thirty other martyrs
347
Pages 350372
350
The subsequent reverse
353
The new statue erected at Antioch
354
The false acts
355
The measures decreed against us and engraved on pillars
356
Copy of the translated epistle of Maximinus in answer to the ordinances of the cities against us taken from the brazen tablet at Tyre
357
The events that occurred after these famine pestilence and war
359
The death of the tyrants and their expressions before their end
362
Copy of the translated epistle of the tyrant Maximinus
365
The victory of the pious emperors 307
367
Copies of the imperial decrees
395
Of the property belonging to the Christians
401

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Page 369 - As we have heard, so have we seen in the city of the LORD of hosts, in the city of our God: God will establish it for ever.
Page 3 - Then they cry unto the Lord in their trouble, and he saveth them out of their distresses. 20 He sent his word, and healed them, and delivered them from their destructions.
Page 384 - And all thy children shall be taught of the Lord ; And great shall be the peace of thy children.
Page 247 - For I, the Lord your God, am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children to the third and fourth generations of those who hate Me.
Page 381 - Awake, awake, stand up, O Jerusalem, which hast drunk at the hand of the LORD the cup of his fury ; thou hast drunken the dregs of the cup of trembling, and wrung them out.
Page 381 - I will greatly rejoice in the Lord, my soul shall be joyful in my God; for he hath clothed me with the garments of salvation, he hath covered me with the robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom decketh himself with ornaments, and as a bride adorneth herself with her jewels.
Page 79 - Thou art my Son, this day have I begotten thee. Ask of me, and I will give thee the heathen for thine inheritance, and the uttermost parts of the earth for thy possession.
Page 3 - Jericho, that he lifted up his eyes end looked, and behold, there stood a man over against him with his sword drawn in his hand : and Joshua went unto him, and said unto him, Art thou for us, or for our adversaries?
Page 381 - For a small moment have I forsaken thee; but with great mercies will I gather thee. In a little wrath I hid my face from thee for a moment; but with everlasting kindness will I have mercy on thee, saith the Lord thy Redeemer.
Page 9 - For of a truth against thy holy child Jesus, whom thou hast anointed, both Herod, and Pontius Pilate, with the Gentiles, and the people of Israel, were gathered together, for to do whatsoever thy hand and thy counsel determined before to be done.

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