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HISTORY OF THE CHURCH,

FROM A. D. 322 TO THE DEATH OF THEODORE OF

MOPSUESTIA, A. D. 427,

TI E O D O R E T,

BISHOP OF CYRUS.

AND

FROM A. D. 431 TO A. D. 594,

BY

EVA GRIU S.

TRANSLATED FROM THE GREEK: WITH MEMOIRS OF THE

AUTHORS.

LONDON:
HENRY G. BOHN, YORK STREET, COVENT GARDEN.

MDCCCLIV.

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CONTENTS.

Page | Chap.

Page

Theodoret and an Ac- XI. Liberality of Constantine

uf his Writings

1 towards the church. — Ac-

count of his other virtues . 42

OOK I. Pages 11-72. XII. Letter of Eusebius, bi-

shop of Cæsarea, concerning

• besign of the work. 11

the Nicene confession of

igin of the Arian heresy 12 faith

44

wist of the principal bi- XIII. Refutation of the tenets
is :

13 which are now held by the
Letter from Alexander, bi- Arians, extracted from the

p of Alexandria, to Alex. writings of Eusebius, bishop

sler, bishop of Constan-

of Cæsarea

48

inople

14 XIV. Account given of the

Letter from Arius to Euse-

death of Arius, in a letter

ius, bishop of Nicomedia 27 written by Athanasius 49

. Letter from Eusebius, bi- XV. Letter from the emperor
shop of Nicomedia, to Pauli- Constantine respecting the

nus, bishop of Tyre

29 rebuilding of the churches . 51

II. General council of Nice 31 XV1. Another letter from the

III. Refutation of Arianism, emperor, directing copies to

extracted from the writings be made of the Holy Scrip-

of Eustathius and Athana.

tures

52

33 | XVII. Letter from the em-

IX. Synodical Letter concern-

peror to Macarius, bishop of

ing Melitius, the Egyptian, Jerusalem, respecting the

from whom the sectarians rebuilding of the holy church 53

called Melitians have derived XVIII. Helena the mother of
their name, which they re-

the emperor Constantine,
tain to this day

37 and the zeal she evinced in

X. Letter from the emperor the rebuilding of the holy

Constantine to the bishops

church

54

who were not present at the XIX. Unlawful translation of

council, giving an account Eusebius, bishop of Nico-

of what was there decreed 40 media

55

sius

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