Eusebius of Caesarea


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Christian bishop of Caesarea in Palestine

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On this point Constantine's admiring biographer, Eusebius of Caesarea is clear: without the Emperor's intervention, Christianity would never have been more than a minority religion.
Roman historian Eusebius of Caesarea recounts how Constantine was prompted to adopt the cross as his military symbol in 312 after a prophetic dream he had on the eve of battle.
His life and death was recorded by a scribe Eusebius of Caesarea in around AD 322.
This volume, part of the Society for New Testament Studies' Monograph Series, proceeds on the assertion that St Luke, not Eusebius of Caesarea, was the first Christian historian.
Rubenstein brings the characters to life: Athanasius, the redheaded, brilliant, ambitious and unrelenting authoritarian who, without a classic education, succeeded Alexander as bishop of Alexandria, and was equally adept at politics, intellectual debate and thuggery; Constantine, the "pragmatic" convert, won to Christ through a vision that Jesus was helping him destroy his a rival's army and gain an empire (Constantine postponed baptism until the end of his life because he recognized that he would need to sin seriously in the future to successfully expand and govern his empire); Eusebius of Caesarea and Eusebius of Nicodemia, consummate politicians who led the Arian factions.
Hanson finds it strange that both Dionysius of Alexandria and Eusebius of Caesarea were so reluctant to apply it to the relation between the Father and the Son, so that one had to be cajoled by Dionysius of Rome, the other coerced by the Council of Nicaea.
The final chapter gives a brief overview of Christian (Ephraem Syrus, John Chrysostom, Eusebius of Caesarea, and Procopius) and rabbinic writings.
39) The complaint occurs as early as the 330s, when Eusebius of Caesarea lamented that one effect of Constantine's edict against the heretics was that these "pests of society", masking their real beliefs, "crept secretly into the church".
Eusebius of Caesarea tells us that they belonged to the most trustworthy of the emperor's staff.
The substitute theory was that perhaps it was John the Elder, who's mentioned by the early church historian Eusebius of Caesarea.
s words, whereas earlier theologians like Eusebius of Caesarea and Asterius could "employ other names for God like 'Father' alongside of 'unbegotten,'" Aetius and Eunomius "focus exclusively upon 'unbegotten'" (114).
Among specific topics are Eusebius of Caesarea and the concept of paganism, temples in late antique Gaul, the fate of the temples in late antique Egypt, religious intolerance and pagan statuary, religious rituals at springs in the late antique and early medieval world, and religious iconography in material culture from Sagalassos.
Evidence of Christian activity arises from the early fourth century, as preserved by the church historian Eusebius of Caesarea.
This church father differed from Origen and Eusebius of Caesarea, for whom only the heavenly (rather than earthly) Jerusalem had significance.
Here Jacobs looks primarily at four prolific Christian authors of the fourth and early fifth centuries: Eusebius of Caesarea, Cyril of Jerusalem, Epiphanius of Salamis, and Jerome.