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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

1. Design of the work

11 the Nicene confession of
II. Origin of the Arian heresy 12 faith
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

i 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
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

55

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XX. Letter of the emperor

Constantius from the ortho-

Constantine against Euse-

dox faith

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,

bishop of Antioch. · Bold-

.

III. Declension of the emperor

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ness of Flavian and of Dio- XI. Theodore the Confessor. 137

dorus.

111 XII, Profanation of the church

XXV. Opposition of Basil and and of the sacred vessels

138
Eustathius against Eudox- XIII. Wrath of God manifest-
ius

114 ed against Julian, the uncle

XXVI. Council of Nice.

of the emperor, and other

Subsequently removed to impious individuals

139

Seleucia, in Isauria

ib. XIV. Conversion of the son of

XXVII. Account of what oc. a priest

ib.
curred among the orthodox XV. Martyrdom of Juventius
bishops in Constantinople 116 and Maximin

14)

XXVIII. Synodical letter XVI. Banishment of Valenti.

against Aëtius

120 nian, who afterwards suc.

XXIX. Disputes between the ceeded to the throne

142
Arians and the Eunomians 121 XVII. Intrepidity of other

XXX. Siege of Nisibis.

Confessors of the faith 143

Apostolical deportment of XVIII. Martyrdom of Arte-

James, bishop of the city 123 mius

144

XXXI. Council of Antioch. XIX. Boldness and fidelity of

Account of what befell the

Publia the deaconess 145

holy Melitius

125 XX. Prodigies which occurred

XXXII. Eusebius, bishop of to the Jews from rebuilding

Samosata

. 128 the Temple

146

XXI. Enterprise of Julian

against Persia

147

BOOK III. Pages 129–152. XXII. Boldness and fidelity

of a citizen of Bercea. 148

I. Succession of Julian to the XXIII. Prediction of a school-

empire

129 master

149

IĮ. Religious education and XXIV. Prediction of Julian,
subsequent apostasy of Ju.

hermit

ib.
lian

ib. XXV. Murder of the emperor

III. The secret impiety of Ju-

Julian in Persia .

150

lian becomes at length openly XXVI. The magical arts em-

manifested.

ib. ployed by Julian discover-

IV. Return of the bishops from ed, after his death, at Car-

exile.

131

151

V. Ordination of Paulinus

132 | XXVII, Human skulls found

VI. Julian is led, not by phi- in the palace at Antioch ib,

lanthropy, but by envy, to XXVIII. Public rejoicings in

spare the lives of some Chris-

Antioch

152

tians

133

VII. Opposition raised against

the Christians by the Pagans ib. BOOK IV. Pages 152—198.

VIII. Laws enacted against

the Christians by Julian 135 I. Piety of the emperor Jovian 152

IX. Exile and flight of St. II. Return of St. Athanasius

Athanasius

ib. from exile.

153

X. Removal of the remains of

III. Synodical letter concern-

Babylus

136 ing faith addressed to the

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emperor Jovian by St. Mabia, queen of the Sara.

Athanasius.

154

188

IV: Revenues restored to the XXIV. Crimes perpetrated in

churches

157 Constantinople

189

V. Death of Jovian

ib. XXV. Flavian and Diodorus

VI. Valentinian succeeds to

watch over the orthodox

the throne. – Association of

church in Antioch

190

his brother in the empire ib. XXVI. The monk Aphraates 191

VII. Ordination of Ambrose . 159 XXVII. Concerning the great

VIII. Letter from the em. Anthony and Julian

192

perors Valentinian and Va. XXVIII. Other celebrated her-

lens to the bishops of Asia, mits of this period

193

stating that the Father and XXIX. Didymus of Alexan-

the Son are con-substantial 160 andria, and Ephraim of Sy-
IX. Letter from the council of

ria

ib.
Illyria concerning the faith 162 XXX. Celebrated bishops of

X. Heresy of the Audians . 165 Pontus and of Asia, who

XI. Heresy of the Messalians ib. flourished at this period 194

XII. Account of the manner in XXXI. Valens writes to Va-
which Valens was seduced

lentinian, concerning the
into heresy

167 war.-Faithful reply of Va.

XIII. Exile of bishops of emi- lentinian

195

nent virtue

168 XXXII. Piety of Terentius ib.

XIV. Eusebius, bishop of Sa- XXXIII. Intrepidity of Tra-

mosata

169 jan, a military chief 196

XV. Pious zeal of the inhabit- XXXIV. Prediction of Isaac,
ants of Samosata

170
a hermit

ib.

XVI. Exile of the holy Barses,

XXXV. Boldness of Vetranion 197

bishop of Edessa, and of XXXVI. Expedition of Valens

other ecclesiastics

172 against the Goths

ib.

XVII. Persecution at Edessa ib. XXXVII. The Goths imbibe
XVIII. Exile of Eulogius and

the errors of Arianism

ib.
Protogenes, bishops of Edes-

173
XIX. St. Basil, bishop of Cæ-

BOOK V. Pages 198250.

sarea, persecuted by the

prefects Valens and Modes. I. Piety of the emperor Gra-

tus

175 tian

198

XX. Death of St. Athanasius, II. Return of the bishops from
and ordination of Peter 178 exile

ib.
XXI. Expulsion of Peter.- III. Contentions of Paulinus.

Lucius, an Arian, placed in -New doctrines introduced
his bishopric

ib. by Apollinarius. — Wisdom

XXII. Extract from a letter and piety of Melitius . 199

written by Peter, bishop of IV. Eusebius, bishop of Samo-

Alexandria, concerning the

sata

201

crimes committed by Lucius V. Victory obtained by Theo-

in Alexandria

180 dosius against the enemies

XXIII. A monk named Moses

of the empire

203

ordained at the request of VI. Vision of Theodosius.

sa

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He receives the government XXIV. Usurpation of Euge-

of part of the empire : 204 nius.—Theodosius by faith

VII. The bishops of the Arians 205 obtains a complete victory

VIII. Council of Constantinople ib.

over him

231

IX. Letter of the council of XXV. Death of Theodosius 234

Constantinople.

207 | XXVI. The emperor Hono-

X. Letter of Damasis, bishop

rius and the monk Telema-

of Rome, against Apollina-

chus

ib.

rius and Timothy

212 XXVII. Piety of the emperor

XI. Letter written by Dama- Arcadius. — Ordination of
sis, against various heresies 213 John Chrysostom

235
XII. Death of the emperor XXVIII. Boldness and fidelity
Gratian, and usurpation of

of John

ib.

Maximus

216 XXIX. Idolatrous temples de-

XIII. Artful scheme of Jus-

molished by John in Phæ-

tina, the wife of Valentinian,

nicia

236

against Ambrose

ib. xxx. The church of the

XIV. Menaces of Maximus.

Goths

ib.

-Retreat of Valentinian the XXXI. Conversion of the Scy-

younger

217 thians through the instru-

XV. Opinions expressed by mentality of John.-His zeal

Theodosius, concerning the against the errors of Marcion ib.

usurpation of Maximus ib. XXXII. Request of Gainas.-
XVI. Politic measures of Am-

John Chrysostom refuses to

philochius .

218 accede to it

237

XVII. Massacre at Thessalo- XXXIII. John goes on an em-

nica.

219 bassy to Gaïnas .

238

XVIII. Fidelity of the bishop XXXIV. Persecution against

Ambrose.-Piety of the em- John Chrysostom:

239

peror

ib. XXXV. Theophilus, bishop of

xix. Piety of the empress Alexandria

241

Flacilla.

223 XXXVI. Repentance of those

XX. Sedition excited in An- who had persecuted John

tioch.

ib. Chrysostom. Removal of

XXI. Demolition of the idola-

his remains

242

trous temples throughout the XXXVII. Faith of Theodosius

world

226 the younger, and of his sis-

XXII. Destruction of the sta-

ters

( ib.

tues of idols by Theophilus,

XXXVIII. Theodotus, bishop

bishop of Alexandria · 228 of Antioch.

241

XXIII. Flavian, bishop of An- XXXIX. Christians persecut-

tioch.-Dispute concerning ed and martyred in Persia 245
Paulinus between the bi- XL. Death of Theodore, bi-
shops of the West and of the shop of Mopsuestia

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East.

229

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