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56; expelled, ib. ; banished by emperor Theodosius, 223; her
the Milan council, 96.

death, 224.
Eusebius, bishop of Samosata, Flacillus succeeds Euphonius as

sternly opposes the emperor Con- bishop of Antioch, 60.
stantius, 128; wisdom and cour- Flavian reasons with the Messalian
age of, 169; is banished to Thrace, heretics, 166; succeeds Melitius
ib.; exemplary conduct of his be- in the bishopric of Antioch, 229;
reaved flock, 169, 170.

is summoned by the emperor to
Eusebius, receives his death-blow Rome, 230; refuses obedience,

from a woman, 203; noble con- ib.; iś restored to the emperor's
duct in death, 202.

favour, 231; becomes patriarch
Eusebius, bishop of Chalcidia, 202. of Constantinople, 267; deposed,
Eusebius, an Arian bishop, 205. 268.
Eusebius, bishop of Dorylæum, Flavian, an illustrious layman, be-

charges Eutyches with heresy, comes champion of the faith in
267; deposed, 268; petitions the Antioch, 190 ; defends Scripture
emperor, 294, 317.

and exposes the deceit of Leon-
Eustathius the Great, bishop of An- tius, 112, 113.

tioch, was the first to speak at Frumentius communicates the truth
the council of Nice, 32; his writ- in India, 61.
ings in confutation of Arius, 34;
attacked by Eusebius, Theognis, Gaïnas, a Scythian chieftain, de-
and Arius, 58; charged with mands a church for Arians to wor-
adultery, 59; proved to be not ship in, 237; being refused, he
guilty, 60.

raises the standard of revolt, but
Eustathius, bishop of Sebaste, capi- yields to the influence of St. John
tal of Armenia, 114.

Chrysostom, 239.
Eutyches, his deposition revoked, Gallus, Cæsar of the East, his pious

conduct, 129.
Euzoius, patron of the Arian heresy, Gelimer, king of the Vandals, taken

made bishop of Laodicea, 127; is prisoner, 401.
struck by the emperor Julian, Gennadeus, patriarch of Constanti-

nople, 312.
Evagrius elected bishop of Antioch, Genseric takes Rome, 304.

in opposition to Flavian, 230. George, appointed bishop of Alexan-
Evolcius, a deacon, banished for his dria, 93; his wicked course, 94.
sound principles, 171.

George, bishop of Laodicea, de.
Excommunications, 27; reasons for nounces Arianism, 126 ; is ban-
many of them, 110.

ished by the emperor Constantius,

Faustus, a deposed Arian, 164. George, an Arian bishop, 205.
Felix, bishop of Rome while Libe- Germanus elected emperor by the
rius was in banishment, 102; is- mutinous troops, 451; defeats

a sentence of deposition the barbarians, 455 ; pardoned by
against Acacius, 357 ; writes to Maurice, ib.
Zeno, 358.

Glycerius, emperor of the West,
Felix, an apostate, wretched death 316.
of, 139.

Golanduch, a female martyr, 462.
Festivals held in the churches under Goths prevail against the emperor
Constantine, 12.

Valens, 195; are seduced to adopt
Flacilla, the pious consort of the the Arian heresy, 197.


ments, 146.

Gratian ascends the imperial throne, Ignatius, his relics removed, 278.

198; restores the expelled ortho- Illus and Leontius, their insurrec-
dox pastors, 199; endeavours to tion crushed, 365.

exterminate the Arians, ib. Illyria, bishops of, 108.
Gregory, bishop of Berea, con- India, gospel introduced into, 60, 61
demned, 27.

Innocent succeeds Anastasius as
Gregory, bishop of Alexandria, his bishop of Rome, 231.
death, 91,

Isaac, a hermit of Constantinople,
Gregory, bishop of Nyssa, strenu- warns the emperor Valens, 196.

ously defends the faith, 194. Ischyras slanders Athanasius, 81.
Gregory, bishop of Nazianzus, zeal- Isidore, ordained a bishop by St.

ously defends the faith, 194; con- Eusebius, 202.
firmed in the bishopric of Con- Isidore of Pelusium, 276.

stantinople, 206.
Gregory, an Arian bishop, 205. James, bishop of Antioch, said to
Gregory, patriarch of Antioch, his work miracles, 31.

character, 431; in danger from James, bishop of Nisibis, by prayer,
the populace, 441; accused of aids in the defeat of Sapor, king
incest, and acquitted, 452, 453; Persia, 123, 124.
his mission to the mutinous troops,

Jews assent to Julian's commands
455; his oration, 456; sent to to rebuild the temple, and the at-
meet Chosroes II., 461; his death, tempt is defeated by signal judg-

Helena, mother of Constantine, her John, bishop of Apamea, death of,

zeal in building the holy church,
54; discovery of the crosses, ib.; John, a hermit of remarkable aus-
orders some of the nails to be

terity, 232; is sent for by the
driven into the emperor's helmet John, patriarch of Antioch, deposes

emperor, ib.
and into the bridle of his horse,
to fulfil the prophecy of Zacha-

Cyril and Memnon, 261.
riah, 55; her death, ib.

John, patriarch of Constantinople,
Hellanicus, bishop of Tripoli, op- Jovian, is elected to succeed the em-

422. (See St. John Chrysostom.)
posed to Arius, 28.
Henoticon of Zeno, 351.

peror Julian, 152; concludes a
Hermes, a leader of the Messalian

truce with Persia, 154; recalls
sect, 166.

the exiled bishops, and reinstates

those who adhered to the Nicene
Hermon governed the church at
Jerusalem, 14.

faith, ib.; restores the church's

Heruli converted, 402.

157; his death, ib.
Honorius (one of Theodosius' two Jovian, (an Arian,) bishop of Perga-
sons and successors) abolishes

mos, 171 ; banished to Armenia,

171, 172.
gladiatorial combats, 234.
Hormisdas, son of Chosroes I., his Julian, succeeds the emperor Con-
accession, 440; assassinated, 460.

stantius, 129; his character in
Hosius worthy of especial honour,

youth, ib.; recalls the bishops

who had been exiled by his pre-
Huneric persecutes the orthodox,

decessor, 131 ; his impiety and its

consequences, 133; confiscates

the holy treasure and vessels, 138;
Iberia, the truth promulgated in, profanes the altar, 139; his mode
by a captive woman, 61.

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143; determines war against Per- artifices, 112, 113; his malice
sia, 147; is boldly and publicly re- against Diodorus and Flavianus,
buked by a decurion of Berea, 148; 113.

his memorable death, 150. Leontius, bishop of Galatia, 235.
Julian, (uncle of the emperor Ju- | Letoius, bishop of Melitene, perse-

lian,) governor of the East, tor- cutes the Messalian heretics, 166.
tures Christians, 138; closes the Letter of the bishop of Alexandria
church built by Constantine, ib.; to the bishop of Constantinople
is afflicted by a loathsome disease and others, 21.
which terminates his existence, Letter to Alexandria concerning

Melitus, 37.
Justin I., his accession, 387. Letter of Constantine respecting the
Justin II., his accession, 424 ; building of churches, 51; on the

edict, 427; insanity, 436; con- preparation of the holy Scriptures,
fers on Tiberius the dignity of 52 ; to Macarius, bishop of Jeru-
Cæsar, 437.

salem, concerning the building of
Justin, kinsman of Justin II., mur- the holy church, 53.
dered, 425.

Letter from the emperors Valen-
Justina (wife of Valentinian) in- tinian and Valens, to the dioceses

duces her son (Valentinian the of Asia respecting “ consubstan-
younger) to adopt the Arian tiality,” 160.
heresy, 216; and conspires Letter from Peter, (the expelled

against bishop Ambrose, ib. archbishop of Alexandria,) de-
Justinian, the emperor, his acces- scribing the horrid impieties of

sion, 393; upholds the council his successor Lucius, 180.
of Chalcedon, 394; deposes An- Letter of Damasus, bishop of Rome,
thimus and Theodosius, ib.; denouncing Apollinaris and Ti-
sends Belisarius against the Van- mothy, the Arian heretics, 213.
dals, 399; restores to Jerusalem Liberius succeeded Julius, as bi-
the spoils taken by Titus, 400 ; shop of Rome, banished at the
his avarice, 411; favours the Blue council of Milan, 96; conference
faction, 414; his heterodoxy, 422; with Constantius, 97; return
death, 424.

from banishment, 102.
Justinian, the general, defeats Chos- Licinius, Maxentius, and Maximin

roes, 439; invades Persia, 440. -on their death tranquillity re-
Juventius, a Roman convert, tor- stored, 12.
tured to death by Julian, 141. Longinus overthrown, 375.

Long Wall built, 376.
Kurs, a Scythian chieftain, routs Lucifer, bishop in Sardinia, banish-
the Persians, 439.

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ed, 96; becomes head of a sect

called Luciferians, 132.
Laodicea, 27.

Lucius, (an Arian,) elected bishop
Leo, the emperor, issues a circular of Samosata, 170; banishes the
letter, 309; his death, 316.

orthodox clergy, 171.
Leontius, a Phrygian of subtle Lucius, installed archbishop of

mind, succeeded Stephen as bi- Alexandria, 179; commits an
shop of Antioch, 90.

atrocious deed, 180; his cruel
Leontius, a eunuch, succeeds to thə and impious course, 183.

chief authority in Antioch, 111; Lucius kept three years out of com-
reason why he became a eunuch, munion, 21.
112; account of his impiety and Lydda, now called Diospolis, 28.

his death

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Macarius governed the church in | Maximus, the emperor, remonstrates

Jerusalem, 14; his opposition to on behalf of the faith with Valen-
Arius, 28; his account of the tinian the younger, 217.
death of Arius, 49; heals a lady Maximus, emperor of the West, 304.
by touching the cross, 54, 55. Maximus, a Roman convert, tor-
Macedonius, a pious hermit, 225 ; tured to death by Julian, 142.

prevails with the emperor Theo- Maximus, ordained bishop of Con-
dosius, ib.

stantinople, 206; deposed, 207.
Macedonius the heretic, 77. Maximus, bishop of Seleucia, 235.
Magnentius assumes the govern- Mediolanum, (Milan,) council of,

ment over the Western empire called by the emperor to condemn

on the death of Constans, 95. the orthodox, and confirm the
Magnus, royal treasurer, his wicked creed of Tyre, and overthrow the
course, 182.

Nicene creed-the bishops refuse
Majorian, emperor of the West, the emperor's demand, 95; and

such were exiled, ib.
Mammianus beautifies Antioch, 365, Melitius succeeds to the bishopric

of Antioch, 126.
Marcellus's writings read at synod Melitius, his noble remonstrance
held at Sardica, 82.

with Paulinus, 201; is appointed
Marcellus, bishop of Apamea, aids bishop of Tarsus, 202; his death,

in the destruction of idolatrous 206.
temples, 227.

Melitus the Egyptian deposed, note,
Marcian, the emperor, present at 37.

the council of Chalcedon, 302, Memnon, bishop of Ephesus, 260,
337; his death, 305.

Marcian, the general, besieges Ni- Menophantes, an Arian bishop, 205.

sibis, 432; superseded, 434. Messalian heresy, 164; the sect ex-
Marcion, a heretic, 237.

pelled from Syria, and settle in
Marcus, bishop of Arethusa, tor- Pamphylia, 167.
tured, 134.

Miltiades, bishop of Rome, 13.
Maris, bishop of Dolica, 202. Moors, their origin, 401.
Maris, an Arian bishop, 205. Moses refuses ordination at the
Martyropolis betrayed to the Per- hands of the Arian bishop Lucius,
sians, 458, 459.

188; is ordained to archiepiscopal
Massacre at Thessalonica, 319. office by orthodox dignitaries, ib.
Maurice, the emperor, his charac-

ter, 443; defeats the Persians, Naamanes, the Arab, converted, 464.
444; his succession to the em- Narcissus, an Arian bishop, 205.
pire foreshown, 445 ; his acces- Narses, his piety, 404; defeats To-
sion, 446; marries Constantina, tila and Teia, ib.
448; his virtues, 449; clemency Nectarius elected to succeed Max-
to the mutineers, 455; protects imus as archbishop of Constan-
Chosroes II., 461.

tinople, 207.
Mavia, a heroine, at the head of Nepos, emperor of the West, 316.
Ishmaelite tribes, 188.

Nestorius deposed by the council of
Maxentius, Maximin, and Licinius Ephesus, 260, 261; retires to the

-on their death tranquillity re- monastery of Euprepius, 264;
stored, 12.

captured by the Blemmyes, ib.;
Maximianus, patriarch of Constan- his death, 267.
tinople, 267.

Nice, general council of, 31.


Nicene formulary of faith, 44; ge- | Peter Mongus, patriarch of Alex-

nerally approved, 45; pronounced andria, 350.
orthodox by the emperor, ib.

Philippicus defeats the Persians,

450; sent to quell a mutiny, 452;
Odoacer, king of Rome, 316; over- defeats the Persians, 459.
thrown, 365.

Philogonius succeeds Vitalis at An-
Olybrius, emperor of the West, 316. tioch, 14; opposed to Arius, 28.
Onager, the leader in a wicked plot Plot against bishops Euphratas and

against Euphratas, 89; proved Vincentius, 188.
to be guilty-charges bishop Ste- Polychronicus, a deposed Arian,
phen with instigating him-Ste- 164.
phen deposed, 90.

Priscus, mutiny of his troops, 450.
Optimus defends the faith in Sy- Proclus, patriarch of Constantino-
ria, 194.

ple, 267.
Origen, his opinions condemned by Proterius, patriarch of Alexandria,

the fifth general council, 421. murdered, 306.
Orthodox doctrines stated as op- | Protogenes, a presbyter of Edessa,
posed to those of Arius, 16–26. banished by the emperor Valens,

174; restored, 175.
Palladius, governor of Alexandria, Protogenes, bishop of Carras, 202.

180 ; his iniquitous course, 181 Psalms of David, public singing of,

originated by Flavian and Dio-
Paphnutius of Egypt, 32.

dorus at Antioch (a. D. 350], 113.
Patrophilus, an Arian bishop, 205. Publia, a deaconess, refuses sub-
Paul, bishop of Antioch, heresy of, mission to the profane commands
and excommunication, 21.

of the emperor Julian, 145.
Paul, bishop of Neo-Cæsarea, tor- Publius, a monk, 193.

tured, 31.
Paul, bishop of Constantinople, ac- Rhodes visited by an earthquake,
cused by the Arians; strangled

by order of Philip the Proconsul, Ricimer murders Majorian, 305.

Roman ladies have audience of the
Paul, a monk, 193.

emperor Constantius, 101.
Paul, bishop of Emesa, 261. Rome taken by Genseric, 304.
Paulinus, bishop of Tyre, condemn- Rufin, comptroller of the palace
ed, 27.

under Theodosius, 220; vainly
Paulinus, bishop of Gaul, banished, intercedes, on behalf of the em-

peror, with Bishop Ambrose, 221.
Paulinus, an Arian bishop, 205 ;

contends against Flavian, the Sabbas, a leader of the Messalian
right to the bishopric of Antioch;

sect, 166.
his death, 229, 230.

Sabellius—his heretical teaching,
Pestilence of fifty years' duration, 24; his hypothesis, 210.

Sapor, king of Persia, sustains a
Peter, martyred at Alexandria, 13; miraculous defeat, 123–125.

deposes against Melitus, 37. Sardica, council at, 77.
Peter, archbishop of Alexandria, Schoolmaster, the fulfilment of a
expelled, 178, 179,

remarkable prediction by a, 149.
Peter the Fuller, patriarch of An- Sebastian's cruelties at Alexandria,

tioch, 355 ; writes to Acacius, 94.

Secundus excommunicated, 37.

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