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The Early Church Historians : The Works of Eusebius, Socrates, and Evagrius, Paperback / softback Book

The Early Church Historians : The Works of Eusebius, Socrates, and Evagrius Paperback / softback

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The Early Church Historians: The Works of Eusebius, Socrates, and Evagrius introduces readers to English translations of what may be the three most important histories of the early Church: those of Eusebius Pamphilus of Caesarea, Socrates Scholasticus of Constantinople, and Evagrius Scholasticus of Antioch. Written between the fourth and sixth centuries A.D., these works provide a continuous narrative of ecclesiastical affairs from the time of Christ until 593.

The histories are rich with tales of controversy, persecution, intrigue, and the famed deeds and misdeeds of early church figures.

In addition to their own merit as pieces of classical scholarship, these writings contain excerpts from many ancient works now lost. The book includes explanatory footnotes, maps, and a glossary of important names and terms to provide important background information and enhance comprehension.

Expertly translated with sensitivity towards both the authors' tone and intent, The Early Church Historians is ideal for courses in early Christian history.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 720 pages
  • Publisher: Cognella, Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Humamities
  • ISBN: 9781631897559

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