Eusebius of Caesarea

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Christian bishop of Caesarea in Palestine


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Eusebius of Caesarea's writings on Constantine I have been recognized as formative to the concept of Christian emperorship in Byzantium.
Tertullian also notes that a number of men and women of the highest rank who were Christians were protected by the emperor's authority "from the hands of a raging populace." In contrast, church historian Eusebius of Caesarea counts Severus as one of the persecutors.
In this interesting and learned book, two historians join hands to look with fresh eyes on the remarkable scholarly advances that took place in Caesarea in the third and fourth centuries during the lifetimes of Origen of Alexandria and Eusebius of Caesarea. Origen and Eusebius are familiar figures in early Church history and their many accomplishments are well known.
This is a copy of a quarto edition of the Chronicon of Eusebius of Caesarea, printed by Filippo but undated; Vespucci was the owner of a private library in Florence and the uncle of Amerigo.
On 25th July 336, celebrating the anniversary of the Emperor's accession thirty years before in York, Eusebius of Caesarea delivered a series of grand orations before the assembled court in Constantinople.
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.(46) But in this, as we now perceive, they were being faithful to their master, who had confined himself to metaphor so as not to make the substance of the Trinity appear to have the same attributes as material substances.
The final chapter gives a brief overview of Christian (Ephraem Syrus, John Chrysostom, Eusebius of Caesarea, and Procopius) and rabbinic writings.
Hence the longstanding concern to distinguish between "semi-Christians", "demi-Christians" and "semi-pagans".(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".(40)
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. What I and many others have concluded is that the Book of Revelation was written by an early Christian named John, who was recognized in the early church as a Christian prophet.
He covers guardians of sacred space: Tertullian of Carthage, attendants of the Lord: the apostolic tradition, stewards of God's house: the Didascalia Apostolorum, rulers of the divine nation: Origin of Alexandria, ministers of the alter and leaders of the church: Cyprian of Carthage, priests of God's holy temple: Eusebius of Caesarea, and bridging the gap: early trajectories of priestly ideas.