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Translated by Chester D. Hartranft.
Orthodox Library, St. Bede's Day 1998.
- Book One:
The Arian Heresy, Its Origin, Its Progress, and the Contention Which It
Among the Bishops.
Constantine, Having Heard of the Strife of the Bishops, and the Difference
Opinion Concerning the Passover, is Greatly Troubled and Sends
Hosius, a Spaniard,
Bishop of Cordova, to Alexandria, to Abolish the Dissension Among the
Settle the Dispute About the Passover.
Chapter XVII: Of the Council Convened At Nicæa on Account of Arius.
Chapter XVIII: Two Philosophers are converted to the Faith by the
Simplicity of Two Old Men with whom they hold a Disputation.
When the Council Was Assembled, the Emperor Delivered a Public
After Having Given Audience to Both Parties, the Emperor Condemned the
Followers of Arius and Banished Them.
What the Council Determined About Arius; The Condemnation of His
Followers; His Writings are to
Be Burnt; Certain of the High Priests Differ from the Council;
The Settlement of the Passover.
- Book Eight
Serapion, the Archdeacon, and St. Olympias. Some of the Celebrated Men
Solently Bear Down Upon John, Traducing Him as Impracticable and
Unlawful Expulsion of John from His Bishopric. The Trouble Which
Followed. Conflagration of the Church by Fire from Heaven. Exile
of John to Cucusus.
Arsacius Elected to Succeed John. The Evils Wrought Against the Followers
of John. St. Nicarete
Eutropius the Reader, and the Blessed Olympias, and the Presbyter Tigrius,
are Persecuted on Account of Their Attachment to John. The
The Terrible Events Which Resulted from the Treatment of John. Death of
the Empress Eudoxia. Death of Arsacius. And Further Concerning Atticus,
Patriarch, His Birthplace, and Character.
Effort of Innocent, Bishop of Rome, to Recall John Through a Council.
Concerning Those Who Were Sent by Him to Make Trial of the Matter. The
Have mercy, O Lord, upon Thy servant
the translator Chester, and on Caryn and Jeff.
THE END, AND TO GOD BE THE GLORY!