Eusebius of Caesarea
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Eusebius of Caesarea


Born     263
Died     339 (aged 75–76)
Occupation     Bishop, Historian, Theologian
Notable work(s)     Ecclesiastical history, On the Life of Pamphilus, Chronicle, On the Martyrs
Influenced by     Origen, Pamphilus
Bishop of Caesarea (315-); Father of Church History; Pamphilus’s student; defense of Origen’s teaching; opposed Sabellianism; active in Arian controversy; supported Arius and thus condemned at the Council of Antioch (324/5); reinstated by Constantine at the Council of Nicaea (325); active until died
 (also called Eusebius  and Eusebius Pamphili) was a Roman historian, exegete and Christian polemicist. He became the Bishop of Caesarea in Palestine about the year 314. Together with Pamphilus, he was a scholar of the Biblical canon. He wrote Demonstrations of the Gospel, Preparations for the Gospel, and On Discrepancies between the Gospels, studies of the Biblical text. As "Father of Church History" he produced the Ecclesiastical History, On the Life of Pamphilus, the Chronicle and On the Martyrs.




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