The Resource Ecclesiastical history, Eusebius, (electronic resource)

Ecclesiastical history, Eusebius, (electronic resource)

Label
Ecclesiastical history
Title
Ecclesiastical history
Statement of responsibility
Eusebius
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Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • grc
  • grc
  • eng
Summary
Eusebius, Bishop of Caesarea from about 315 CE, was the most important writer in the age of Constantine. His history of the Christian church from the ministry of Jesus to 324 CE is a treasury of information, especially on the Eastern centers.
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approximately 260-approximately 340
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Eusebius
Language note
Text in Greek with English translation on facing pages
LC call number
PA3612
LC item number
.E974 2014
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 1872-1946
  • 1886-1957
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  • Lake, Kirsopp
  • Oulton, J. E. L.
Series statement
Loeb Classical Library ;
Series volume
153, 265
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  • Church history
  • Church history
  • Church history
  • Church history
Summary expansion
Eusebius of Caesarea, ca. 260-340 CE, born in Palestine, was a student of the presbyter Pamphilus whom he loyally supported during Diocletian's persecution. He was himself imprisoned in Egypt, but became Bishop of Caesarea about 314. At the Council of Nicaea in 325 he sat by the emperor, led a party of moderates, and made the first draft of the famous creed. Of Eusebius's many learned publications we have Martyrs of Palestine and Life of Constantine; several apologetic and polemic works; parts of his commentaries on the Psalms and Isaiah; and the Chronographia, known chiefly in Armenian and Syriac versions of the original Greek. But Eusebius's chief fame rests on the History of the Christian Church in ten books published in 324-325, the most important ecclesiastical history of ancient times, a great treasury of knowledge about the early Church
Target audience
general
Label
Ecclesiastical history, Eusebius, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Color
multicolored
Contents
v. I. Books 1-5 / with an English translation by Kirsopp Lake -- v. II. Books 6-10 / with an English translation by J.E.L. Oulton ; taken from the edition published with H.J. Lawlor
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(MaCbHUP)hup0000253
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Ecclesiastical history, Eusebius, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Includes index
Color
multicolored
Contents
v. I. Books 1-5 / with an English translation by Kirsopp Lake -- v. II. Books 6-10 / with an English translation by J.E.L. Oulton ; taken from the edition published with H.J. Lawlor
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(MaCbHUP)hup0000253
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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