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  Eusebius of Caesarea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Eustathius was accused, condemned and deposed at a synod in Antioch.
Eusebius' Life of Constantine (Vita Constantini) is a eulogy and therefore its style and selection of facts are affected by its purpose, rendering it inadequate as a continuation of the Church History.
Eusebius was intent upon emphasizing the difference of the persona of the Trinity and maintaining the subordination of Jesus to God (he never calls him theos) because in all contrary attempts he suspected polytheism or Sabellianism.
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 EUSEBIUS (OF NICOMEDIA) - LoveToKnow Article on EUSEBIUS (OF NICOMEDIA)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
EUSEBIUS [OF MYNDUS], Greek philosopher, a distinguished Neoplatonist and pupil of Aedesius who lived in the time of Julian, and who is described by Eunapius as one of the " Golden Chain " of Neoplatonism.
At the council of Nicaea Eusebius of Nicomedia earnestly opposed, along with his namesake of Caesarea, the insertion of the Homousian clause, but after being defeated in his object he also signed the creed in his own sense of o/ioios KO.T' ovoiav.
To the last he defended Arius, and at the time of the latter's sudden death, 336, it was chiefly through his menace, as representing the emperor, that the church of Constantinople was thrown into anxiety as to whether the leader should be readmitted to the bosom of the church.
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 Eusebius of Nicomedia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
After the lapse of three years, he succeeded in regaining the imperial favor; and after his return in 329 he brought the whole machinery of the state government into action in order to impose his views upon the Church.
Eusebius baptised Constantine the Great in 337 just before the death of the Emperor.
He is not to be confused with his contemporary Eusebius of Caesarea, the author of a well-known early book of Church History.
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 Pope Eusebius - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The difficulty arose, as in the case of his predecessor Pope Marcellus I, out of his attitude toward the Lapsed, which represented the milder standpoint.
Eusebius died in exile in Sicily and was buried in the cemetery of Calixtus.
Pope Damasus I placed an epitaph of eight hexameters over his tomb; the epithet "martyr" contained in them is not to be taken in the strict sense.
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 Eusebius of Caesarea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Eusebius of Caesarea (~275 – May 30, 339) (often called Eusebius Pamphili, "Eusebius [the friend] of Pamphilus") was a bishop of Caesarea in Palestine and is often referred to as the father of church history because of his work in recording the history of the early Christian church.
The resulting defence of Origen, in which they had collaborated, was finished by Eusebius after the death of Pamphilus and sent to the martyrs in the mines of in Egypt.
In his 12th Book of Evangelical Preparation, Eusebius has a section on the use of falsehood as a "medicine", which may be "lawful and fitting" to use.
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 Eusebius Of Caesarea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Eusebius may himself have been imprisoned by the Roman authorities at Caesarea, and he was taunted many years later with having escaped by performing some act of submission.
Eusebius himself wrote voluminously as apologist, chronographer, historian, exegete, and controversialist, but his vast erudition is not matched by clarity of thought or attractiveness of presentation.
Constantine I, met later in the year, Eusebius had to explain himself and was exonerated with the explicit approval of the emperor.
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 JewishEncyclopedia.com - EUSEBIUS:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
In his "Demonstratio Evangelica," which is a direct attack on Judaism, he charges the Jews with serious errors in the exposition of Scripture, and advises that efforts should be made to induce them to abandon their heresies (iv.
Eusebius first endeavors to demonstrate that the Mosaic law had only a local character and was not intended for a universal religion.
Eusebius seems to have had a Jewish teacher, who instructed him in Hebrew, and through whom he became familiar with many haggadot and Jewish traditions; of these he made use in his works on Biblical exegesis.
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In consequence both Eusebius and Heraclius were exiled by Emperor Maxentius.
Eusebius, in particular, was deported to Sicily, where he died soon after.
The body of his predecessor was brought back to Rome, probably in 311, and 26 September (according to the "Depositio Episcoporum" in the chronographer of 354) was placed in a separate cubiculum of the Catacomb of Callistus.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Eusebius of Caesarea
At the opening of the Council of Nicæa Eusebius occupied the first seat on the right of the emperor, and delivered the inaugural address which was "couched in a strain of thanksgiving to Almighty God on his, the emperor's behalf" (Vit.
Eusebius survived him long enough to write his Life and two treatises against Marcellus, but by the summer of 341 he was already dead, since it was his successor, Acacius, who assisted as Bishop of Cæsarea at a synod held at Antioch in the summer of that year.
Constantia asked Eusebius to send her a certain likeness of Christ of which she had heard; his refusal was couched in terms which centuries afterwards were appealed to by the Iconoclasts.
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 Eusebius   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Eusebius of Caesarea was one of the greatest historians of the early Church.
It was here that Eusebius and Pamphilus wrote their "Apology for Origen." After the martyrdom of Pamphilus in 309 C.E., Eusebius chronicled the life of his friend in a three volume work.
Eusebius was named bishop of Caesarea during which time he finished his work Church History as well as completing two apologetic works, Demonstratio Evangelica and Praeparatio Evangelica which endeavored to defend Christianity against Judaism and paganism.
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 Product detail for Eusebius' Ecclesiastical History
Eusebius’ Ecclesiastical History is one of the classics of early Christianity and of equal stature with the works of Flavius Josephus.
Eusebius chronicles the events of the first three centuries of the Christian church in such a way as to record a vast number of vital facts about early Christianity that can be learned from no other ancient source.
When Eusebius wrote his Ecclesiastical History, his vital concern was to record facts before they disappeared, and before eye-witnesses were killed and libraries were burned and destroyed in persecutions by Rome.
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 Eusebius Pamphili
Eusebius wrote a biography of Constantine although it is heavily biased based on their friendship.
Eusebius arbitrated in the Arian controversy between the presbyter Arius and his bishop Alexander at Alexandria in Egypt, himself coming to support the Arian side.
Eusebius had caused Constantine to reevaluate his position on the Arian controversy, and to reverse his decision made at the Council of Nicaea.
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 Eusebius of Emesa Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Gregory was appointed to the church of Alexandria and Eusebius to the church of Emesa.
First, the fact that Eusebius was raised as a Christian in the city of Edessa and that his first language was Syriac deserves careful attention, attention that it has not received in the literature on Eusebius.
Eusebius is thought to have died during or prior to 359 at Antioch.
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 Biograhpy Eusebius of Caesarea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Eusebius began this project during the Great Persecution (303–313), finishing and revising it several times between Emperor Constantine’s (306–337) Edict of Toleration (in 312) and his victory over Eastern Emperor Licinius (in 324).
This charge is belied by the fact that as the persecution closed Eusebius himself was elected bishop of Caesarea in 313 or 314.
The basis of his successful defense was the Caesarean baptismal formula; Eusebius was exonerated and that creed became the framework for the Nicene Creed.
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 Eusebius of Caesarea: Praeparatio Evangelica  (Preparation for the Gospel). Tr. E.H. Gifford (1903) -- Introduction
The prominent position occupied by Eusebius of Caesarea in the Arian controversy and the Council of Nicaea has given rise to so many important treatises on his life and character, that it would be quite superfluous to prefix a formal biography to the present edition of one among his many literary works.
Eusebius was keenly alive both to the ability of the author, and to the dangerous character of his criticism: and there was need as well as opportunity for a new and comprehensive defence of the truth so vehemently attacked.
Fortunately Eusebius, while refuting Porphyry, has given us his own interpretation of the verses, showing at considerable length (102a-108a) that they represent the world as a great animal to which the name of Zeus is applied, his mind being nothing else than the ether.
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 Testimonium Flavianum
This passage is quoted by Eusebius in the fourth century: in the Evangelical Demonstration 3.5, in the Ecclesiastical History 1.11, and in the Theophany.
Interestingly, Eusebius' motive for quoting Josephus in the Evangelical Demonstration is precisely to establish that Jesus performed true miracles, not merely to establish the historicity of Jesus.
Eusebius' opponents were not denying that Jesus was crucified by the Roman and Jewish authorities; this was probably a main part of their argument that Jesus was a GOHS.
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 Eusebius   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Eusebius is called "The Father of Ecclesiastical History" by all that knew him.
Eusebius stood in defense of Arius of Alexandra when Bishop Arius suggested that many more books were available and should be considered by the canon of the Church.
Eusebius is the only surviving public record of this period of time and therefore is a must for serious Christians.
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 Eusebius, Ecclesiastical History
Eusebius of Caesarea in Palestine (the Roman empire offered many cities with the name), sometimes known as 'Pamphilus' or the 'son of Pamphilus,' was born a little after A.D. 260, became bishop of Caesarea about 313 and lived there until his death in 339.
Eusebius is always linked with the Christian emperor; in fact, he encountered Constantine but rarely, and his information about his emperor is mostly secondhand.
Eusebius devotes a considerable portion of his ecclesiastical history, particularly the first seven books (which he finished before the Great Persecution of Diocletianic times), to doctrinal matters and heresy, the successions of bishops, etc.
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 Glimpses bulletin #91: Eusebius saves 300 years of history
Eusebius incorporated stories of martyrdom into his account and these precious testimonies remain a powerful apologetic for the church as well as an inspiration for later generations.
Eusebius was interested in the controversy over which books should be in the Bible and he related various views of the matter.
Eusebius was also interested in the woeful fate of the Jews, which he attributed to their rejection of Christ.
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 Christian CADRE--Josephus and Eusebius
Olson notes that the earliest citation of the TF appears in Eusebius' Demonstratio, in the context of a defence of Jesus as a genuine miracle worker against the charge that he was a wizard and deceiver (3.5.102 f.).
While it is true that Eusebius' citation of the TF occurs in the context of an attempt to argue for the genuineness of Jesus' miracles, it is notable that what he chooses to emphasize from the TF are not the phrases which Olson seems to put so much store by.
Eusebius makes little use at all of the TF in Proof of the Gospel, and he continually overlooks and ignores the "line(s) of argument" that Olson thinks are so amazing.
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 Saints of August 2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Eusebius was the son of a martyr who died in chains.
Eusebius decided that the best way to foster the life of prayer was to live with some of his fellow-clergy as a community of monks.
In 354, Pope Liberius deputed Eusebius and Bishop Lucifer of Cagliari to plead with Emperor Constantius to assemble a council to settle the differences between the Catholics and Arians.
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 The Development of the Canon of the New Testament - Eusebius
Although Eusebius leaves much to be desired as an exegete or an apologist for Christianity, he had one quality that was lacking in all his predecessors and contemporaries -- the instinct for historical research.
Pamphilus, an enthusiastic adherent of Origen, had sought out and added many volumes to the library, and Eusebius, the pupil, coworker and friend of Pamphilus, became his successor when he died (~310) as a martyr in the Diocletian persecution.
6.20.1), Eusebius indulged his appetite for Christian antiquities, and began the task of collecting and organizing material covering the history of the Church, chiefly in the East, during the previous 3 centuries.
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 Catholic Online - Saints & Angels - St. Eusebius of Vercelli
A horrified Eusebius watched as his worst fears were confirmed and the Arians made this peace council into a condemnation of Saint Athanasius, their chief opponent.
Eusebius, unafraid of their power, slapped the Nicene Creed down on the table and demanded that everyone sign that before condemning Athanasius.
Eusebius was exiled to two other places before Constantius' successor Julian let him and the other exiled bishops return home in 361.
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 Amazon.com: Books: The History of the Church : From Christ to Constantine (Penguin Classics)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Eusebius covers the period of Jewish persecution in the early first millennium a.d.; goes through the succession of the bishops of Rome, Antioch, Alexandria, Jerusalem, etc.; gives the account of heretical movements; and gives numerous examples of Christian martyrs in times of persecution.
In another place Eusebius is speaking of James of Jerusalem, who was the first bishop of the Christian Church there; Eusebius says that James "is said to be the author of the first of the so-called catholic epistles.
Eusebius was a very bookish man, had a gigantic vocabulary; some of his words are the author's guess since they are to be found no where in even the largest of Greek lexicons, hid away in his study very often, and for the most part didn't spend much time with his flock.
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 Arnhem (G): St. Eusebius
But when relics of St. Eusebius were brought into the town it was decided to build a new church at the same location.
The first parts that were built were the tower, the first three traves of the nave and the St. Eusebius chapel.
From 1946 until 1961 the St. Eusebius is restored under the leadership of architect B.T. Boeyinga, who allows himself some artistic licence.
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 Eusebius the Liar?
Eusebius is quoting, in the body of the text, a passage from Plato's Laws, Book II, and the same word is used there; while elsewhere in the PE Book 12 he quotes Plato's Republic, again using this word.
So in a book where Eusebius is proving that the pagans got all their good ideas from the Jews, he lists as one of those good ideas Plato's argument that lying, indeed telling completely false tales, for the benefit of the state is good and even necessary.
Since Eusebius' point is that some people have difficulty understanding some things (a theme already raised in chapter IV, in which Eusebius explains his view of scripture), and so scripture resorts to narrative fiction to help them visualise the abstract, it is not surprising that he ignores this part of the Laws.
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 Amazon.com: Books: Eusebius, the Church History: A New Translation With Commentary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Eusebius, Bishop of C├Žsarea, born sometime around 260 AD, is easily the single most robust resource and authority for church history between the New Testament apostolic age and the early fourth century.
Eusebius and Pamphilus (one of Origen's numerous prominent students), having access to more of Origen's extensive writings than would have been available to others, were strong defenders of Origen, the spiritual, intellectual and ecclesiastical champion of the early church, as adversaries of his teaching and reputation began to appear.
Eusebius is the chronicler of many of these problems as well as the physical violence waged against the church from without.
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 ST. EUSEBIUS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Except that he was the son of a doctor, nothing is known of his early life.
It was a troubled community that Eusebius was called upon to rule.
Eusebius was sent to Sicily where he died shortly after.
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