Evagrius Scholasticus, Ecclesiastical History (AD 431-594)

translated by E. Walford (1846)

General Index

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General Index

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ABASGI converted 96
Acacius, bishop of Melitene 21
----, patriarch of Constantinople, 47 ; advises the Henoticon 68
    ----, bishop of Ariarathia 51
Adaarmanes, a Persian general, 113 ; destroys Apamea 93
Addaeus and Aetherius executed 110
Aetius, death of 43
Alamundarus, the Arab, invades the empire, 93 ; his treachery, 120; and punishment 124
Alexandria, commotions at, 42, 72
Amalasuntha, queen of the Goths 96
Amida taken by the Persians 81
Anastasius, a presbyter, and partizan of Nestorius 20
-------, the emperor, accession of, 75 ; deposes certain bishops, 76 ; deposes Macedonius and Flavian, 78; his humanity, 80 ; his name erased from the sacred diptychs, 80 ; founds Daras, 81; builds the Long Wall, 81 ; abolishes the Chrysargyrum, 81; establishes the Gold-rate, 85; offers to resign his crown, 86 ; his death 87
-------, patriarch of Antioch, character of, 107; deposed 112
Anatolius, patriarch of Constantinople, dies 47
---- , a person of mean extraction, convicted of sorcery, 118; conveyed to Constantinople, 119; executed 119
Anthemius, emperor of the West, 49
Antioch, earthquakes at, 47, 118, 127 ; fire and earthquake, 89, 90  
Arabs invade the empire, 80, 93
Armatus put to death by Zeno, 73
Athalaric, son of Theodoric 96
Avars advance to the Danube, 109 ; invade the empire 128
Augustulus, emperor of the West 49
Avitus, emperor of the West 69
Babylas, his relics removed 30
Barsanuphius, an ascetic 103
Basiliscus assumes the purple, 63; restores Timothy Aelurus to his see, 63; issues a circular letter, 63; a counter circular, 65; his death 66
Belisarius defeats the Persians, 92 ; takes Carthage, 94 ; returns in triumph, 94 ; recovers Rome, 96; a second time, 96; captures Vitiges 96
Cabaones, the Moor, defeats Thrasamund 94
Calandion, patriarch of Antioch, 67; banished 70
Celestine, pope, writes to Nestorius 21
Chalcedon, council of, 38, 50; definition of faith there framed 40
Chosroes I. invades the empire, 97 ; takes Antioch, 98 ; besieges Edessa, 98 ; and Sergiopolis, 100; takes Daras, 115; makes a truce with the Romans, 116 ; defeated, 117 ; his death 118
----- II., flies to the Romans, 131 ; restored, 132 ; his offerings 132
Chrysargyrum abolished 81
Constantinople, conflagration at, 48; violent rains, 49; sedition, 93 ; miracle, 104 ; second council of 105
Cyril, patriarch of Alexandria, writes to Nestorius, 21, 52
--, prior of the Acoemets 71
Dioscorus, patriarch of Alexandria, presides in the second council of Ephesus, 25 ; deposed, 40, 55
Domnus, patriarch of Antioch, deposed, 26; visits Simeon the Stylite 27
Drought, famine, and pestilence in Asia 43
Earthquakes, 47, 49, 86, 89, 91, 118, 127
Edessa besieged by Chosroes 98
Ephesus, first council of, 21
--, second 25
Ephraemius, patriarch of Antioch 89/90
Epistle from the Asiatic bishops to Acacius 66
Euphrasius, patriarch of Antioch 89
Eusebius, bishop of Dorylaeum, charges Eutyches with heresy, 25 ; deposed, 26; petitions the emperor, 38, 50
Eutyches, his deposition revoked 26
Felix, pope, issues a sentence of deposition against Acacius, 71 ; writes to Zeno 71
Flavian, patriarch of Constantinople, 25; deposed 26
Gelimer, king of the Vandals, taken prisoner 95
Gennadeus, patriarch of Constantinople 47
Genseric takes Rome 43
Germanus elected emperor by the mutinous troops, 126; defeats the barbarians, 127 ; pardoned by Maurice 128
Glycerius, emperor of the West 49
Golanduch, a female martyr 132
Gregory, patriarch of Antioch, his character, 112; in danger from the populace, 119; accused of incest, and acquitted, 126; his mission to the mutinous troops, 128; his oration, 128 ; sent to meet Chosroes II., 131; his death 134
Henoticon of Zeno 68
Heruli converted 96
Hormisdas, son of Chosroes I., his accession,118; assassinated 131
Huneric persecutes the orthodox 93
Ignatius, his relics removed 30
Illus and Leontius, their insurrection crushed 75
Isidore of Pelusium 29
John, patriarch of Antioch, deposes Cyril and Memnon 22
--, patriarch of Constantinople 107
Justin I, his accession 88
--- II., his accession, 109; edict, 110 ; insanity, 115; confers on Tiberius the dignity of Caesar 116
-----, kinsman of Justin II., murdered 110
Justinian, the emperor, his accession, 91; upholds the council of Chalcedon, 91; deposes Anthimus and Theodosius, 92 ; sends Belisarius against the Vandals, 94 ; restores to Jerusalem the spoils taken by Titus, 95; his avarice (slander), 101; favours the blue faction, 102 ; his heterodoxy, 107 (slander) ; death 108
-----, the general, defeats Chosroes, 117; invades Persia 118
Kurs, a Scythian chieftain, routs the Persians 117
Leo, the emperor, issues a circular letter, 46 ; his death 49
Longinus overthrown 80
Long-Wall built 81
Majorian, emperor of the West 44
Maminianus beautifies Antioch 75
Marcian, the emperor, present at the council of Chalcedon, 42, 55; his death 44
----, the general, besieges Nisibis, 113 ; superseded 114
Martyropolis betrayed to the Persians 130
Maurice, the emperor, his character, 120: defeats the Persians, 120 ; his succession to the empire fore-shown, 121 ; his accession, 121 ; marries Constantina, 124; his virtues, 124; clemency to the mutineers, 128 ; protects Chosroes II 131
Maximianus, patriarch of Constantinople 25
Maximus, emperor of the West 43
Memnon, bishop of Ephesus, 21, 22
Moors, their origin 95
Naamanes, the Arab, converted 133
Narses, his piety, 97; defeats Totila and Teia 97
Nepos, emperor of the West 49
Nestorius deposed by the council of Ephesus, 21; retires to the monastery of Euprepius, 23; captured by the Blemmyes, 23 ; his death 25
Odoacer, king of Rome, 49; overthrown 75
Olybrius, emperor of the West 49
Origen, his opinions condemned by the fifth general council 106
Paul, bishop of Emesa 22
Pestilence of fifty years' duration 100
Peter the Fuller, patriarch of Antioch, 69 ; writes to Acacius 70
--- Mongus, patriarch of Alexandria 67
Philippicus defeats the Persians, 125/126 ; sent to quell a mutiny, 129; defeats the Persians 130
Priscus, mutiny of his troops 125
Proclus, patriarch of Constantinople 25
Proterius, patriarch of Alexandria, murdered 44
Rhodes visited by an earthquake 86
Ricimer murders Majorian 44
Rome taken by Genseric 43
St. Euphemia, church of, 37; miracles 37
St. Sophia, church of 101
Sergiopolis, miraculous deliverance of 99
Severus, emperor of the West 44
----, patriarch of Antioch, 78; abandons his see 89
Silverius, pope 96
Simeon the Stylite, 27; his remains conveyed to Antioch, 28 ; miracles, 28; addresses letters to the emperor Leo, and Basil, patriarch of Antioch 47
----- --- -- the younger 133
---, a monk of Emesa 103
Simplicius, pope 69
Stephen, patriarch of Antioch 67
Synesius of Cyrene 29
Theodoret, bishop of Cyrus, deposed, 26; re-instated, 41, 60
Theodoric, the Scythian, his insurrection and death 74
-----, the Goth, takes Rome and makes himself king 75
Theodosius, the younger, summons the council of Ephesus, 21 ; condemns Nestorius, 22; rebuked by Simeon 28
Theodotus, bishop of Ancyra 21
Thomas, bishop of Apamea, courts Chosroes, 98; displays the wood of the cross 98
Timothy Aelurus, patriarch of Alexandria, 44; banished, 47 ; restored, 63 ; enthrones Paul at Ephesus 64
Totila seizes Rome, 96 ; overthrown by Narses 97
Valentinian III., his death 43
Varamus dethrones Hormisdas, 131; defeats Chosroes II., 131; defeated 132
Vardanes heads the, Armenian revolt 113
Verina favours Leo 50
Vitalian revolts, 85; defeated by sea, 86; assassinated 88
Xenaias (Philoxenus of Mabbug), his violence 77
Zeno, the emperor, marries Ariadne, 49 ; murders Aspar, 49; assumes the purple, 49 ; his character, 62; flies from Basiliscus, 62; restored, 66; issues the Henoticon, 68; writes to pope Felix, 71; puts to death Armatus, 73 ; his death 75
Zosimas, the monk, his miracles 90
Zosimus, the historian, refutation of 83

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