A Select Library of Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers of the Christian Church: Second Series, Volume 1

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Philip Schaff, Henry Wace
Christian literature Company, 1904 - Christian literature, Early
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I read the Church History by Eusebius in this volume (of the Church Fathers set), which covers about 3/5 of the book. I'll read The Life of Constantine (also by Eusebius in this volume) later. The ... Read full review

Contents

EUSEBIUs CHURCH HISTORY 1 Date of its composition
45
The authors design
46
Editions and versions
52
Literature
55
TESTIMONIES OF THE ANCIENTS IN FAvor of EUSEBIUs
57
TESTIMONIES OF THE ANCIENTS AGAINST EUSEBIUs
67
pace
78
WOL I
88
Page
122
God sent rain from heaven for Marcus Aurelius Caesar in answer to the prayers of our people
219
Catalogue of the bishops of Rome 22i CHAP VII Even down to those times miracles were performed by the faithful
221
The statements of Irenaeus in regard to the Divine Scriptures
222
The bishops under Commodus
224
Clement of Alexandria
225
The bishops in Jerusalem
226
Rhodo and his account of the dissension of Marcion
227
The false prophets of the Phrygians
229
Miltiades and his works
233
The manner in which Apollonius refuted the Phrygians and the persons whom he mentions
235
Serapion on the heresy of the Phrygians
237
How Apollonius suffered martyrdom at Rome
239
The bishops that were well known at this time
240
The question then agitated concerning the Passover
241
The disagreement in Asia
242
How all came to an agreement respecting the Passover
244
The works of others that flourished at that time
245
Those who first advanced the heresy of Artemon their manner of life and how they dared to corrupt the sacred Scriptures
246
The persecution under Severus
249
While still very young he taught diligently the word of Christ
251
The pupils of Origen that became martyrs
252
Potamiaena
253
The writer Judas
254
The miracles of Narcissus
255
The bishops of Jerusalem
256
Serapion and his extant works
257
The writings of Clement
258
The Scriptures mentioned by him
261
Heraclas
262
The translator Symmachus
264
The extant works of the writers of that age
268
The works of Hippolytus which have reached us
269
Origens zeal and his elevation to the presbyterate
271
His review of the canonical scriptures
272
Heraclas becomes bishop of Alexandria
274
The pupils of Origen
275
Africanus
276
The commentaries which Origen composed in Caesarea in Palestine
277
Philip Caesar
278
BOOK VII
293
Cyprian and the bishops with him first taught that it was necessary to purify by baptism those converted from heresy
294
The heresy of Sabellius
295
The heterodoxy of Novatus
296
The ungodly baptism of the heretics
297
Valerian and the persecution under him
298
The events which happened at this time to Dionysius and those in Egypt
299
The martyrs in Caesarea in Palestine
302
The bishops that flourished at that time
303
CHAP W
347
CHAP VII
348
CHAP VIII
349
CHAP X
351
CHAP XII
354
BOOK IX
357
The subsequent reverse
358
The newly erected statue at Antioch
359
Those who suffered martyrdom at this time
360
The misfortunes which happened in connection with these things in famine pestilence and war
361
The victory of the Godbeloved emperors 363 T CHAP X The overthrow of the tyrants and the words which they uttered before their death
366
The final destruction of the enemies of religion
367
BOOK X
369
The restoration of the churches
370
Copies of imperial laws
378
Copy of an imperial epistle in which money is granted to the churches
382
Copy of an epistle in which the emperor commands that the rulers of the churches be exempted from all political duties
383
The subsequent wickedness of Licinius and his death
384
The victory of Constantine and the blessings which under him accrued to the subjects of the Roman empire
386
CONSTANTINE
405
Representation of the cross in the palace and of Daniel at the public fountains
532
That he ordered a church to be built at Mambre
533
Destruction of idol temples and images everywhere
534
Destruction of the temple of AEsculapius at AEgae
535
CHAP LVIX Of the disturbance at Antioch by Eustathius
536
The emperors letter to Eusebius praising him for his refusing the bishopric of Antioch
538
Constantines edict against the heretics
539
How on the discovery of prohibited books among the heretics many of them return to the Catholic church
540
BOOK IV
541
Conquest of the Sarmatians consequent on the rebellion of their slaves
542
Letter of Constantine Augustus to Sapor king of the Persians containing a truly pious confes sion of God and Christ
543
How the zealous prayers of Constantine procured peace to the Christians
544
That he directed even his Pagan soldiers to pray on the Lords day
545
That he described himself to be a bishop in charge of affairs external to the Church
546
Among other enactments he decrees that no Christian shall be slave to a Jew and affirms the validity of the decisions of councils
547
That he marked out before a covetous person the measure of a grave and so put him to shame
548
ORATION IN PRAISE of CoNSTANTINE
581
INDEx of TExts REFERRED to IN THE CHURCH History
613
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