Life of Constantine by Eusebius, Averil Cameron, Stuart Hall

By Eusebius, Averil Cameron, Stuart Hall

The emperor Constantine replaced the area via making the Roman Empire Christian. Eusebius wrote his existence and preserved his letters in order that his coverage may proceed. This English translation is the 1st in line with glossy serious versions. Its creation and observation open up the various very important concerns the lifetime of Constantine increases.

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Also 2 Maccabees 9: 9; it is already found in HE 8. 16. , DMP 33. There may be Homeric allusions at II. 16. 2, 43. 5; III. 15. 2, 54. 6; IV. 7. 1. ( f ) Firsthand and oral evidence Eusebius saw Constantine as a youth (I. 19), talked to an ocer from Licinius' army (II. 5. 5), heard rumours of miracles (II. 6. 1), was deeply involved in the church controversies and councils described at II. 61±2; III. 4±15, 21; IV. 59, 63±6; IV. ±2 ott. 1982 (Rome, 1985), 18±22. 83 III. 7±8, cf. Acts 2: 1±13. g.

Historia, 24 (1975), 345±56. 118 On these features in the Latin panegyrics see L'Huillier, L'Empire des mots, 119, 287±303. 34 i n t r o d u c t i o n IV. 54 Eusebius complains of the pseudo-Christians at Constantine's court; at IV. 29 he describes the Emperor's regular public sermons, while noting that the audience often came out of mere curiosity and remained unpersuaded. It is likely that court circles contained people of all persuasions as well as many who prudently kept their own counsel.

I. 35±6 follow HE 8. 14. 3±6. I. 37±40 follow HE 9. 9. 2±11. I. 40±1 partly follow LC 9. 8±9. I. 41. 3 is based on HE 10. 5. 2±17. I. 42 is based on HE 10. 5±7 (cf. also LC 9. 14, 19). I. 44±5 is based on documents in HE 10. 5. 15±17. 2. I. 47. 1 follows closely HE 8. 13. 15. I. 2 follow HE 10. 8. 1±6. I. 50. 2±51. 1 follow HE 10. 8. 7±8. I. 52, 54. 1 follow HE 10. 8. 10±12. I. 54. 2±56. 1 follow HE 10. 8. 11±14. I. 56. 2 follows HE 10. 8. 9. I. 57. 1±2 follow HE 8. 16. 2±4 and 8. 17. 1. I. 57.

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