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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Such results were brought about by the conspiring agency of friends and foes, while God was decreeing honour to the holy memories of the saints. But evagtius this was refused, at the suggestion of Proclus, who advised Justinian as his quaestor, they conceived a still greater hatred against the Romans.
The Ecclesiastical History of Evagrius Scholasticus
This Synesius, while possessed of every other kind of learning, carried the study of philosophy, in particular, to its 31 highest pitch; so as to gain the admiration even of those Christians whose decision upon things which fall under their observation is not guided by favouring or adverse prejudice.
He stoutly defended himself on the ground that the observance of what is called the New Lord’s Day by his bishops in their respective sees, was an insuperable impediment to his arriving before the stated day.
To this Aegis-wearer, this Thunderer, they 23 attach, in spite of these majestic titles, the crime of parricide, universally regarded evagius the extremity of guilt; inasmuch as he dethroned Saturn who unhappily had begotten him. It neither commenced according to any fixed period, nor was the time of its cessation uniform; but it seized upon some scholasticud at the commencement of winter, others in the course of the spring, others during the summer, and in some cases, when the autumn was advanced.
On the death, however, of Athalaric at a very early age, Theodatus, a kinsman of Theodoric, was invested with the sovereignty of the West, but abdicated when Justinian had despatched Belisarius to that quarter; being a person addicted rather to literature, and altogether wanting in military experience; while Vitiges, an able soldier, was scholadticus command of his forces.
He maintained in the flesh the exercise of the fleshless life, in a certain seat of contemplation near the town of Gaza, and scholastocus in working wonders too numerous to be recorded. After Ephraemius, Domninus is entrusted with the see of Antioch.
At an interval of some time after the meeting of the synod, Eutychius is ejected, and there is appointed in his place to the see of Constantinople John a native of Seremis, which is a village of the district of Cynegica, belonging to Antioch.
I NOW proceed to relate what occurred in Italy; events which have also been treated very distinctly by Procopius, the Rhetorician, down to his own times. This same Procopius has, with diligence, elegance, and ability, set forth the events of the war between the Romans and Persians while Belisarius was commander of the forces of the East.
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Translations into English appeared much later: Dedicated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. The next in succession was Peter; and after him came Macarius, without the emperor’s confirmation. He died some time after, having ruled the Vandals for veagrius and twenty years. On the other hand, there is a class who pursue a contrary course, and individually seclude themselves in 39 chambers of so limited a height and width, that they can neither stand upright nor lie down at ease, confining their existence to “dens and caves of the sfholasticus as says the evayrius.
Some of his memorials, drawn up in the service of the patriarch, obtained for him from the emperor Tiberius the honorary rank of Exquaestor; and a composition on occasion of the birth of an heir to the emperor Maurice was rewarded with the higher dignity of Expraefect Book VI.
Upon Arcesilaus asking the reason of all this trouble, he distinctly replied, that the sound of the overthrow of Antioch was at that instant ringing in his ears. Himeric, the successor of Genseric, and a professor of the creed of Arius, entertained most cruel intentions against the African Christians, in the endeavour to convert by force the maintainers of the orthodox doctrines to the opinions of the Arians.
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: After some other matter, they proceed to set forth fourteen chapters concerning the right and unimpeachable faith.
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Retrieved from ” https: His was an equable mind, and he is a reliable guide. Sometimes also, siding with the other faction, Justinian put to death in turn their opponents, by surrendering to the vengeance of the laws those whom he had allowed to commit in the cities equal outrages with barbarians.
For on their desiring commerce with women, they were deprived of their speech, since schooasticus grace of their martyrdom had abandoned them.
Such was the misfortune that Thrasamund sustained at the hands of the Moors.
On the other hand, whenever a stranger visits them, even at early dawn, they welcome him with generous entertainment, devising another form of fasting in eating against their will. He respected the former scholar for his contributions to the histories of the 5th and 6th centuries AD but chastised him for his Evagriuus position.
I will mention still another class, which had almost escaped recollection, though it bears away the preeminence from all others. They also frequently practice superadditions, as they are called, namely, by maintaining their fastings for two or three days; and some on the fifth day, or even later, scarcely sfholasticus themselves a portion of necessary food.
In these places the mode of life is different, but the discipline of each terminates in the same devout object. The introduction of these matters, though beside my more immediate purpose, will not offend the scyolasticus of the curious reader.
Nestorius, on account of the short distance of Ephesus from Constantinople, arrives early; and Cyril too, with his company, came before the appointed day; but John, the president of the church of Antioch, with his associate bishops, was behind the appointed time; not intentionally, as his defence has been thought by many to have sufficiently proved, but because he could not muster his associates with sufficient despatch, who were at a distance of what would be a twelve days’ journey to an 7 expeditious traveller from the city formerly named from Antiochus, but now the City of God, and in some cases more; and Ephesus was then just thirty days’ journey from Antioch.
A common table also is set before them, not delicately furnished with meats or any other dainties, but supplied with fare of herbs and pulse, and that only in sufficient quantity to sustain life. The Reckoning of Time Faith Wallis. This calamity prevailed for a considerable time, though the violence with which it commenced, did not continue, but abated by degrees until it entirely ceased.