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HISTORY OF THE CHURCH,

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

MOPSUESTIA, A. D. 427,

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HENRY G. BOHN, YORK STREET, COVENT GARDEN.

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CONTENTS

HISTORY OF THEODORET.

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LIFE of Theodoret and an Ac- XI. Liberality of Constantine

count of his Writings

1 towards the church. — AC-

count of his other virtues 42

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

Chap.

shop of Cæsarea, concerning

I. Design of the work

11 the Nicene confession of

II. Origin of the Arian heresy 12 faith

44

III. List of the principal bi- XIII. Refutation of the tenets
shops

13 which are now held by the

IV. Letter from Alexander, bi- Arians, extracted from the

shop of Alexandria, to Alex-

writings of Eusebius, bishop

ander, bishop of Constan-

of Cæsarea

48

tinople

14 XIV. Account given of the
V. Letter from Arius to Euse-

death of Arius, in a letter

bius, bishop of Nicomedia 27 written by Athanasius 49

VI. 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

VII, General council of Nice 31 | XVI. Another letter from the

VIII. Refutation of Arianism, emperor, directing copies to

extracted from the writings be made of the Holy Scrip-

of Eustathius and Athana.

tures

52

sius

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

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XX. Letter of the emperor

Constantius from the ortho-

Constantine against Euse-

dox faith

74

bius and Theogonius, ad- IV. Second exile of St. Athan.

dressed to the inhabitants of

asius.-Ordination and death

Nicomedia

56 of Gregory

75

XXI. Artful schemes of Euse- V. Paul, bishop of Constan-
bius and his partisans against tinople

76

the holy Eustathius, bishop VI. Heresy of Macedonius 77

of Antioch

58 VII. Council of Sardica

ib.

XXII. Ordination of heretical VIII. Letter of the council of

bishops in Antioch, after the

Sardica

78

exile of Eustathius

59 | IX. Plots set on foot at An-

XXIII. Conversion of the In-

tioch against the bishops Eu-

dians

60 phrates and Vincent

88

XXIV. Conversion of the Ibe- X. Deposition of Stephen 90

rians

61 XI. Letter from Constantius to

XXV. Letter from the empe-

Athanasius.

91

ror Constantine to Sapor,

XII. Second return of St.

king of Persia, concerning

Athanasius from exile ib.

the Christians

63 | XIII. Third exile of St. Athan-

XXVI. Malicious plot formed asius

ib.

against St. Athanasius 65 XIV. Acts of violence com-

XXVII. Letter from the em-

mitted by George in Alex-

peror Constantine to the in-

andria

93

habitants of Alexandria 66 XV. Council of Milan

95

XXVIII. Another plot against XVI. Dialogue between Libe-
St. Athanasius

ib. rius, bishop of Rome, and

XXIX. Letter addressed by the emperor Constantius 97

Constantine to the council of XVII. Exile and return of the

Tyre

67 holy Liberius

101

xxx. Council of Tyre 69 XVII. Council of Rimini 102

XXXI. Consecration of the XIX. Letter from this council

church at Jerusalem.-Exile to the emperor Constantius 103

of St. Athanasius

70 XX. Another letter from the

XXXII. Will of the emperor

council to Constantius . 106

Constantine of blessed me- XXI. Council of Nice in

mory

71 Thrace. The formulary of

XXXII. Defence of Constan-

faith drawn up by this coun-

tine

ib. cil

ib.

XXXIV. Death of Constan- XXII. Letter addressed by

tine

72 Damasis, bishop of Rome,

and other bishops of the

BOOK II. Pages 73—128.

West, to the bishops of Illy.

ria, concerning the council

1. Return of St. Athanasius 73 of Rimini

108

II. Letter from the emperor XXIII. Letter from Athana-

Constantine, the son of Con- sius, bishop of Alexandria,

stantine, to the inhabitants respecting the same council" 110

of Alexandria

ib. XXIV. Artifice of Leontius,

III. Declension of the emperor bishop of Antioch. - Bold-

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