Evagrius Scholasticus, Ecclesiastical History (AD 431-594)
- Preface, Bibliography, etc.
PREFACE. Design of the work I. Artifice by which the devil attempts to subvert the purity of the faith II. Heresy of Nestorius discovered and condemned III. Letter from Cyril to Nestorius. -Council of Ephesus IV. Deposition of Nestorius V. Deposition of Cyril and of John. -Their reconciliation VI. Cyril's eulogy of a letter from John of Antioch VII. Death of Nestorius VIII. Succession of bishops at Constantinople IX. Heresy of Eutyches X. Proceedings of the second council of Ephesus XI. An apology for differences of opinion among Christians XII. Condemnation of the Nestorian doctrine by Theodosius XIII. Simeon the Stylite XIV. Description of the appearance of a star near the column of Simeon XV. Isidore of Pelusium and Synesius of Cyrene XVI. Translation of the remains of Ignatius XVII. Attila king of the Huns. -Earthquakes XVIII. Antioch embellished by different governors XIX. Wars during the reign of Theodosius XX. The empress Eudocia XXI. Visits of Eudocia to Jerusalem. -Ascetics XXII. Buildings erected by Eudocia. -Accession of Marcian
I. Fortunes and character of Marcian II. Council of Chalcedon summoned by Marcian III. Description of the Church of St. Euphemia IV. Council of Chalcedon V. Tumult at Alexandria--and at Jerusalem VI. Drought, famine, and pestilence in Asia Minor VII. Death of the emperor Valentinian. -Rome taken. -Successors of Valentinian VIII. Death of the emperor Marcian. -Murder of Proterius, Bishop of Alexandria.
--Election of Timothy, surnamed Aelurus (the Cat)
IX. Letter from the emperor Leo X. Replies of the bishops. -And of Simeon XI. Punishment of Timothy XII. Earthquake at Antioch XIII. Conflagration at Constantinople XIV. Other public calamities XV. Marriage of Zeno and Ariadne XVI. Reign of Anthemius--of Olybrius--and other Western princes XVII. Death of the emperor Leo XVIII. Epitome of the acts of the council of Chalcedon
I. Character of the emperor Zeno II. Incursions of the barbarians III. Insurrection of Basiliscus. -Flight of Zeno IV. Circular of Basiliscus V. Reception of the circular VI. Proceedings of Timothy Aelurus VII. Counter circular of Basiliscus VIII. Restoration of Zeno IX. Epistle of the Asiatic bishops to Acacius X. Succession of bishops at Antioch XI. Succession of bishops at Alexandria XII. Ecclesiastical measures of Zeno XIII. Publication of the Henoticon of Zeno XIV. The Henoticon (Instrument of Union) XV. Correspondence between Simplicius and Zeno XVI. Deposition of Calandion, and restoration of Peter the Fuller XVII. Letter from Peter to Acacius XVIII. Felix issues a sentence of deposition against Acacius XIX. Interference of Cyril the Monk XX. Correspondence between Felix and Zeno XXI. Accusation of the legates by Simeon the monk, and their consequent deprivation XXII. Commotion at Alexandria on account of the council of Chalcedon XXIII. Succession of bishops at Constantinople, Alexandria, and Antioch XXIV. Death of Armatus XXV. Insurrection and death of Theodoric XXVI. Insurrection of Marcian XXVII. Insurrection of Illus and Leontius XXVIII. Account of Mammianus and his structures XXIX. Death of Zeno. -Succession of Anastasius XXX. Divisions in the church XXXI. Letter to Alcison from the monks of Palestine XXXII. Ejection of Macedonius and Flavian from their sees XXXIII. Severus, bishop of Antioch XXXIV. Act of deposition against Severus XXXV. Suppression of the Isaurian insurrection XXXVI. Invasion of the Arabs XXXVII. Capture of Amida. - Founding of Daras XXXVIII. The Long Wall XXXIX. Abolition of the Chrysargyrum XL. Falsehoods of the historian Zosimus XLI. Refutation of Zosimus XLII. The Gold-Rate XLIII. Insurrection of Vitalian XLIV. Sedition at Constantinople
I. Accession of Justin II. Designs and death of Amantius and Theocritus III. Assassination of Vitalian IV. Deposition of Severus, bishop of Antioch. -Succession of Paul and Euphrasius V. Fires and earthquakes at Antioch. -Death of Euphrasius VI. Elevation of Ephraemius, count of the East, to the patriarchate of Antioch VII. Miracles of Zosimus and John VIII. General calamities IX. Appointment of Justinian to a share in the empire X. The council of Chalcedon upheld by Justinian XI. Deposition of Anthimus and Theodosius from their sees XII. Cabades and Chosroes, kings of Persia XIII. Incursion of the Arabs. -Sedition at Constantinople XIV. Persecution by Huneric XV. Cabaones the Moor XVI. Expedition of Belisarius against the Vandals XVII. Triumph of Belisarius XVIII. Origin of the Moors. -Munificence of Justinian in Africa XIX. Events following the death of Theodoric XX. Conversion of the Heruli XXI. Loss and recovery of Rome XXII. Conversion of the Abasgi XXIII. Conversion of the people on the Tanais. -Earthquakes XXIV. Achievements and piety of Narses XXV. Invasion of the Persians. -- Capture of Antioch XXVI. Display of the wood of the cross at Apamea XXVII. Siege of Edessa by Chosroes XXVIII. Miracle at Sergiopolis XXIX. Pestilence XXX. Avarice of Justinian XXXI. Description of the church of St. Sophia at Constantinople XXXII. Partiality of Justinian for the Blue faction XXXIII. Barsanuphius the ascetic XXXIV. Simeon the monk XXXV. Thomas the monk XXXVI. Account of a miracle in the patriarchate of Menas XXXVII. Succession of bishops XXXVIII. The fifth general council XXXIX. Departure of Justinian from orthodoxy XL. Anastasius, patriarch of Antioch XLI. Death of Justinian
I. Accession of Justin the Second II. Murder of Justin, kinsman of the emperor III. Execution of Aetherius and Addaeus IV. Edict of Justin concerning the faith V. Deposition of Anastasius, patriarch of Antioch VI. Gregory, the successor of Anastasius VII. Submission of the inhabitants of Persarmenia VIII. Siege of Nisibis by Marcian IX. Invasion of the Persians X. Capture of Apamea and Daras XI. Insanity of Justin XII. Embassy of Trajan to Chosroes XIII. Proclamation of Tiberius. -His character XIV. Successes of the Roman commander Justinian against the Persians XV. Death of Chosroes. -Succession of Hormisdas XVI. Succession of bishops XVII. Earthquake at Antioch XVIII. Commotion on account of Anatolius XIX. Character and achievements of Maurice XX. Overthrow of the Persians XXI. Prodigies foreshewing the elevation of Maurice to the empire XXII. Accession of Maurice XXIII. Chronological statement XXIV. Succession of writers on sacred and profane history
I. Nuptials of Maurice and Augusta II. Alamundarus the Arab, and his son Naamanes III. Military operations of John and Philippicus IV. Mutiny of the troops against Priscus V. Compulsory elevation of Germanus VI. Mission of Philippicus VII. Accusations against Gregory, patriarch of Antioch VIII. Recurrence of earthquakes at Antioch IX. Inroad and destruction of the barbarians X. Clemency of the emperor towards the rebels. -Invasion of the Avars XI. Mission of the patriarch Gregory to the troops XII. Oration of Gregory to the troops XIII. Submission of the troops XIV. Loss of Martyropolis XV. Capture of Ocbas XVI. Murder of Hormisdas XVII. Flight of Chosroes the younger XVIII. Mission of Gregory and Domitian to meet Chosroes XIX. Restoration of Chosroes XX. Golanduch the martyr XXI. Offerings of Chosroes XXII. Naamanes the Arab XXIII. Simeon the Stylite the younger XXIV. Death of the patriarch Gregory
- General Index
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Evagrius Scholasticus, Ecclesiastical History (AD 431-594) translated by E. Walford (1846) Introduction THE ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY OF EVAGRIUS. IN SIX BOOKS. ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY. A HISTORY OF THE CHURCH IN SIX BOOKS, FROM A. D. 431 TO A.D. 594. BY EVAGRIUS. A NEW TRANSLATION FROM THE GREEK : WITH AN ACCOUNT OF THE AUTHOR AND HIS WRITINGS. LONDON: SAMUEL BAGSTER AND SONS; WAREHOUSE FOR BIBLES, NEW TESTAMENTS, PRAYER-BOOKS, LEXICONS, GRAMMARS, CONCORDANCES, AND PSALTERS, IN ANCIENT AND MODERN LANGUAGES; PATERNOSTER ROW. M.DCCC.XL.VI.
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