Evagrius Scholasticus, Ecclesiastical History (AD), translated by E. Walford (). Book 4. THE FOURTH BOOK. CHAPTER I. ACCESSION OF JUSTIN. The Ecclesiastical History of Evagrius narrates the history of the church from the start of the Nestorian controversy in until the death of Evagrius’ employer. Evagrius Scholasticus: Christianity: Historical and polemical writing: to was chronicled by Evagrius Scholasticus. The consequences of Chalcedon as.

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These Justinian, in honour of Christ our God, sent back to Jerusalem; an act of becoming reverence to the Deity, to whom they had in the first instance evagfius dedicated. Together with the other treasures, he then carried off all that Titus, the son of Vespasian, had brought to Rome on the capture of Jerusalem; offerings which Solomon had dedicated to God. At her suggestion, Theodosius considerably enlarges the bounds of the city, by extending the circuit of the wall as far as the gate which leads to the suburb of Daphne: For those who live together in companies are still not under the influence of any of those things which weigh down to the earth, schplasticus they possess no gold: Evagrius also published a collection of his memorials and miscellaneous compositions, which may now be regarded as x lost Book VI.

ABOUT the same period of Justin’s reign there happened at Antioch numerous and dreadful fires, as if harbingers of the terrible shocks which afterwards took place, and serving as a prelude for the coming calamities.

He also narrates some circumstances, worthy of record, relating to the martyr Cyprian, in the following words:. The precise terms are as follow: These, in the first instance, mooted the questions relating to Origen, Evagrius, and Didymus. This John, the Chuzibite, having heard that the wife of Arcesilaus had lost one of her eyes by a stroke of a spindle, runs immediately to her to see the accident; and when he finds that the pupil is gone and the eye altogether lacerated, he commands one of the physicians in attendance to bring a sponge, and, having replaced as well as he could the lacerated parts, to apply and secure the sponge with bandages.

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Chosroes advanced against this city too, eager for its capture; and on his proceeding to assault the walls, negociations took place with a view to spare the city: The only extant work of Evagrius is the “Ecclesiastical History,” commencing with the rise of the Nestorian controversy, and ending with the twelfth year of the reign of Maurice.


To such a degree did he waste his flesh by severe discipline, and feed his soul by elevating doctrine, as to pursue upon earth the life of angels, and be ever a living monument of monastic life and contemplation of God. Memnon, the president of the Ephesian church, recounted the days which had elapsed, fifteen in number: The latter, Procopius says that he himself saw, when they had taken refuge at the imperial city, and that he maintained a conversation with them in the same manner as with unmutilated persons: But Chosroes, as if in opposition to the power of heaven, endeavoured to extinguish the pile, by turning all the water-courses which were outside the city upon it.

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When the scholar mentions important occasions in his own life, lack of chronological labeling is especially evident — which can provide complications to those analyzing his book. For on their desiring commerce with women, they were deprived of their speech, since the grace of their martyrdom had abandoned them.

HE also relates another wonderful occurrence, wrought by our Saviour God in the case of men, aliens indeed to our religion, who, however, acted with religious reverence.

The fifth head contains the scholastiucs expressions uttered by private individuals belonging to what is called the New Laura, as follows. THERE lived also at Emesa, Simeon, a man who had so completely unclothed himself of vain-glory as to appear insane to those who did not know him, although filled with all wisdom and divine grace.

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Subsequently, Anatolius, having been sent out as commander of the forces of the East, erects the basilica which bears his name, and embellishes it with every variety of material. Regrettably, I can’t reply to every letter, but I greatly appreciate your feedback — especially notifications about typographical errors and inappropriate ads. About the same time Edessa, a large and flourishing city of Osroene, was inundated by the waters of the Skirtus, which runs close by it; so that most of the buildings were swept away, and countless multitudes that were carried down by the stream, perished.

FROM this scholsticus Eudocia proceeds on two occasions to Jerusalem; but on account of what circumstances, or with what object in the first instance, must be gathered through those writers who have treated the 38 subject, although they do not appear to me to give true accounts.

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He states that the Moors of Lybia settled in that country after being dislodged from Palestine, and that they are those whom the divine oracles mention as the Girgashites and Jebusites, and the other nations subdued evxgrius Joshua the son of Nun. Whereas he was creating much confusion in the imperial court, and declared the proceeding of Eustochius to be utterly impious and lawless, the latter despatches to Constantinople Rufus, superior of the monastery of Theodosius, and Conon, of that of Saba, persons of the wvagrius distinction among the solitaries, both on account of their personal worth and the religious houses of which they were the heads; and with them were associated others scarcely their inferiors in dignity.

Evagrius Scholasticus, Ecclesiastical History (AD), translated by E. Walford (). Book 4

Adjoining the roof of the colonnades is a balustrade, termed by some persons windows, forming a fence towards both the before-mentioned court and the colonnades. Beside the colonnades are arranged handsome columns of polished stone, sustaining a roof of considerable elevation; while the centre is occupied by an unroofed court of the most excellent workmanship, where stands the pillar, of forty-cubits, on which the incarnate angel upon earth spent his heavenly life.

Dcholasticus others, there was a flux of the bowels: But those who have been nurtured in Grecian error, having no desire to extol God or his tender care of men, were evagriks endeavouring scholastixus shake the opinions of their predecessors, and of each other, rather devising gods upon gods, and assigning to them by express titles the evagrihs of their own passions, in order that they might find an excuse for their own debaucheries by associating such deities with them.

Some, having fled from the infected cities, escaped themselves, but imparted the disease to the healthy. This was Arcesilaus, a man of good family, accomplished, and high in dignities and whatever gives lustre to life. Thus, miserably worn with the casualties of the road, with a body afflicted by disease and age, and a mangled hand and side, I 17 arrived at Panopolis in extreme exhaustion, and further tormented with cruel pains:

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