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56; expelled, ib.; banished by
the Milan council, 96.
Eusebius, bishop of Samosata,
sternly opposes the emperor Con-
stantius, 128; wisdom and cour-
age of, 169; is banished to Thrace,
ib.; exemplary conduct of his be-
reaved flock, 169, 170.
Eusebius, receives his death-blow
from a woman, 203; noble con-
duct in death, 202.
Eusebius, bishop of Chalcidia, 202.
Eusebius, an Arian bishop, 205.
Eusebius, bishop of Dorylæum,
charges Eutyches with heresy,
267; deposed, 268; petitions the
emperor, 294, 317.
Eustathius the Great, bishop of An-
tioch, was the first to speak at
the council of Nice, 32; his writ-
ings in confutation of Arius, 34;
attacked by Eusebius, Theognis,
and Arius, 58; charged with
adultery, 59; proved to be not
Eustathius, bishop of Sebaste, capi-
tal of Armenia, 114.
Eutyches, his deposition revoked,
Euzoius, patron of the Arian heresy,
made bishop of Laodicea, 127; is
struck by the emperor Julian,
Evagrius elected bishop of Antioch,
in opposition to Flavian, 230.
Evolcius, a deacon, banished for his
sound principles, 171.
Excommunications, 27; reasons for
many of them, 110.
Faustus, a deposed Arian, 164.
Felix, bishop of Rome while Libe-
rius was in banishment, 102; is-
sues a sentence of deposition
against Acacius, 357; writes to
Felix, an apostate, wretched death
Festivals held in the churches under
Flacilla, the pious consort of the
emperor Theodosius, 223; her
Flacillus succeeds Euphonius as
bishop of Antioch, 60.
Flavian reasons with the Messalian
heretics, 166; succeeds Melitius
in the bishopric of Antioch, 229;
is summoned by the emperor to
Rome, 230; refuses obedience,
ib.; is restored to the emperor's
favour, 231; becomes patriarch
of Constantinople, 267; deposed,
Flavian, an illustrious layman, be-
comes champion of the faith in
Antioch, 190; defends Scripture
and exposes the deceit of Leon-
tius, 112, 113.
Frumentius communicates the truth
in India, 61.
Gaïnas, a Scythian chieftain, de-
mands a church for Arians to wor-
ship in, 237; being refused, he
raises the standard of revolt, but
yields to the influence of St. John
Gallus, Cæsar of the East, his pious
Gelimer, king of the Vandals, taken
Gennadeus, patriarch of Constanti-
Genseric takes Rome, 304.
George, appointed bishop of Alexan-
dria, 93; his wicked course, 94.
George, bishop of Laodicea, de-
nounces Arianism, 126; is ban-
ished by the emperor Constantius,
George, an Arian bishop, 205.
Germanus elected emperor by the
mutinous troops, 451; defeats
the barbarians, 455; pardoned by
Glycerius, emperor of the West,
Golanduch, a female martyr, 462.
Goths prevail against the emperor
Valens, 195; are seduced to adopt
the Arian heresy, 197.
Gratian ascends the imperial throne, |
198; restores the expelled ortho-
dox pastors, 199; endeavours to
exterminate the Arians, ib.
Gregory, bishop of Berea, con-
Gregory, bishop of Alexandria, his
Gregory, bishop of Nyssa, strenu-
ously defends the faith, 194.
Gregory, bishop of Nazianzus, zeal-
ously defends the faith, 194; con-
firmed in the bishopric of Con-
Gregory, an Arian bishop, 205.
Gregory, patriarch of Antioch, his
character, 431; in danger from
the populace, 441; accused of
incest, and acquitted, 452, 453;
his mission to the mutinous troops,
455; his oration, 456; sent to
meet Chosroes II., 461; his death,
Helena, mother of Constantine, her
zeal in building the holy church,
54; discovery of the crosses, ib. ;
orders some of the nails to be
driven into the emperor's helmet
and into the bridle of his horse,
to fulfil the prophecy of Zacha-
riah, 55; her death, ib.
Hellanicus, bishop of Tripoli, op-
posed to Arius, 28.
Henoticon of Zeno, 351.
Hermes, a leader of the Messalian
Hermon governed the church at
Heruli converted, 402.
Honorius (one of Theodosius' two
sons and successors) abolishes
gladiatorial combats, 234.
Hormisdas, son of Chosroes I., his
accession, 440; assassinated, 460.
Hosius worthy of especial honour,
Huneric persecutes the orthodox,
Iberia, the truth promulgated in,
by a captive woman, 61.
Ignatius, his relics removed, 278.
Illus and Leontius, their insurrec-
tion crushed, 365.
Illyria, bishops of, 108.
India, gospel introduced into, 60, 61
Innocent succeeds Anastasius as
bishop of Rome, 231.
Isaac, a hermit of Constantinople,
warns the emperor Valens, 196.
Ischyras slanders Athanasius, 81.
Isidore, ordained a bishop by St.
Isidore of Pelusium, 276.
James, bishop of Antioch, said to
work miracles, 31.
James, bishop of Nisibis, by prayer,
aids in the defeat of Sapor, king
Persia, 123, 124.
Jews assent to Julian's commands
to rebuild the temple, and the at-
tempt is defeated by signal judg-
John, bishop of Apamea, death of,
John, a hermit of remarkable aus-
terity, 232; is sent for by the
John, patriarch of Antioch, deposes
John, patriarch of Constantinople,
Cyril and Memnon, 261.
Jovian, is elected to succeed the em-
422. (See St. John Chrysostom.)
peror Julian, 152; concludes a
truce with Persia, 154; recalls
the exiled bishops, and reinstates
those who adhered to the Nicene
faith, ib.; restores the church's
revenues, 157; his death, ib.
Jovian, (an Arian,) bishop of Perga-
mos, 171; banished to Armenia,
Julian, succeeds the emperor Con-
stantius, 129; his character in
youth, ib.; recalls the bishops
who had been exiled by his pre-
decessor, 131; his impiety and its
consequences, 133; confiscates
the holy treasure and vessels, 138;
profanes the altar, 139; his mode
of tempting others to profane acts,
defeat of Sp
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shed to A
143; determines war against Per-
sia, 147; is boldly and publicly re-
buked by a decurion of Berea, 148;
his memorable death, 150.
Julian, (uncle of the emperor Ju-
lian,) governor of the East, tor-
tures Christians, 138; closes the
church built by Constantine, ib.;
is afflicted by a loathsome disease
which terminates his existence,
Justin I., his accession, 387.
Justin II., his accession, 424;
edict, 427; insanity, 436; con-
fers on Tiberius the dignity of
Justin, kinsman of Justin II., mur-
Justina (wife of Valentinian) in-
duces her son (Valentinian the
younger) to adopt the Arian
heresy, 216; and conspires
against bishop Ambrose, ib.
Justinian, the emperor, his acces-
sion, 393; upholds the council
of Chalcedon, 394; deposes An-
thimus and Theodosius, ib.;
sends Belisarius against the Van-
dals, 399; restores to Jerusalem
the spoils taken by Titus, 400;
his avarice, 411; favours the Blue
faction, 414; his heterodoxy, 422;
Justinian, the general, defeats Chos-
roes, 439; invades Persia, 440.
Juventius, a Roman convert, tor-
tured to death by Julian, 141.
Kurs, a Scythian chieftain, routs
the Persians, 439.
Leo, the emperor, issues a circular
letter, 309; his death, 316.
Leontius, a Phrygian of subtle
mind, succeeded Stephen as bi-
shop of Antioch, 90.
Leontius, a eunuch, succeeds to the
chief authority in Antioch, 111;
reason why he became a eunuch,
112; account of his impiety and
artifices, 112, 113; his malice
against Diodorus and Flavianus,
Leontius, bishop of Galatia, 235.
Letoius, bishop of Melitene, perse-
cutes the Messalian heretics, 166.
Letter of the bishop of Alexandria
to the bishop of Constantinople
and others, 21.
Letter to Alexandria concerning
Letter of Constantine respecting the
building of churches, 51; on the
preparation of the holy Scriptures,
52; to Macarius, bishop of Jeru-
salem, concerning the building of
the holy church, 53.
Letter from the emperors Valen-
tinian and Valens, to the dioceses
of Asia respecting "consubstan-
Letter from Peter, (the expelled
archbishop of Alexandria,) de-
scribing the horrid impieties of
his successor Lucius, 180.
Letter of Damasus, bishop of Rome,
denouncing Apollinaris and Ti-
mothy, the Arian heretics, 213.
Liberius succeeded Julius, as bi-
shop of Rome, banished at the
council of Milan, 96; conference
with Constantius, 97; return
from banishment, 102.
Licinius, Maxentius, and Maximin
-on their death tranquillity re-
Longinus overthrown, 375.
Long Wall built, 376.
Lucifer, bishop in Sardinia, banish-
ed, 96; becomes head of a sect
called Luciferians, 132.
Lucius, (an Arian,) elected bishop
of Samosata, 170; banishes the
orthodox clergy, 171.
Lucius, installed archbishop of
Alexandria, 179; commits an
atrocious deed, 180; his cruel
and impious course, 183.
Lucius kept three years out of com-
Lydda, now called Diospolis, 28.
Macarius governed the church in |
Jerusalem, 14; his opposition to
Arius, 28; his account of the
death of Arius, 49; heals a lady
by touching the cross, 54, 55.
Macedonius, a pious hermit, 225;
prevails with the emperor Theo-
Macedonius the heretic, 77.
Magnentius assumes the govern-
ment over the Western empire
on the death of Constans, 95.
Magnus, royal treasurer, his wicked
Majorian, emperor of the West,
Mammianus beautifies Antioch, 365,
Marcellus's writings read at synod
held at Sardica, 82.
Marcellus, bishop of Apamea, aids
in the destruction of idolatrous
Marcian, the emperor, present at
the council of Chalcedon, 302,
337; his death, 305.
Marcian, the general, besieges Ni-
sibis, 432; superseded, 434.
Marcion, a heretic, 237.
Marcus, bishop of Arethusa, tor-
Maris, bishop of Dolica, 202.
Maris, an Arian bishop, 205.
Martyropolis betrayed to the Per-
sians, 458, 459.
Massacre at Thessalonica, 319.
Maurice, the emperor, his charac-
ter, 443; defeats the Persians,
444; his succession to the em-
pire foreshown, 445; his acces-
sion, 446; marries Constantina,
448; his virtues, 449; clemency
to the mutineers, 455; protects
Chosroes II., 461.
Mavia, a heroine, at the head of
Ishmaelite tribes, 188.
Maxentius, Maximin, and Licinius
-on their death tranquillity re-
Maximianus, patriarch of Constan-
Maximus, the emperor, remonstrates
on behalf of the faith with Valen-
tinian the younger, 217.
Maximus, emperor of the West, 304.
Maximus, a Roman convert, tor-
tured to death by Julian, 142.
Maximus, ordained bishop of Con-
stantinople, 206; deposed, 207.
Maximus, bishop of Seleucia, 235.
Mediolanum, (Milan,) council of,
called by the emperor to condemn
the orthodox, and confirm the
creed of Tyre, and overthrow the
Nicene creed-the bishops refuse
the emperor's demand, 95; and
such were exiled, ib.
Melitius succeeds to the bishopric
of Antioch, 126.
Melitius, his noble remonstrance
with Paulinus, 201; is appointed
bishop of Tarsus, 202; his death,
Melitus the Egyptian deposed, note,
Memnon, bishop of Ephesus, 260,
Menophantes, an Arian bishop, 205.
Messalian heresy, 164; the sect ex-
pelled from Syria, and settle in
Miltiades, bishop of Rome, 13.
Moors, their origin, 401.
Moses refuses ordination at the
hands of the Arian bishop Lucius,
is ordained to archiepiscopal
office by orthodox dignitaries, ib.
Naamanes, the Arab, converted, 464.
Narcissus, an Arian bishop, 205.
Narses, his piety, 404; defeats To-
tila and Teia, ib.
Nectarius elected to succeed Max-
imus as archbishop of Constan-
Nepos, emperor of the West, 316.
Nestorius deposed by the council of
Ephesus, 260, 261; retires to the
monastery of Euprepius, 264;
captured by the Blemmyes, ib.;
his death, 267.
Nice, general council of, 31.
Nicene formulary of faith, 44; ge-
nerally approved, 45; pronounced
orthodox by the emperor, ib.
Odoacer, king of Rome, 316; over-
Olybrius, emperor of the West, 316.
Onager, the leader in a wicked plot
against Euphratas, 89; proved
to be guilty-charges bishop Ste-
phen with instigating him-Ste-
phen deposed, 90.
Optimus defends the faith in Sy-
Origen, his opinions condemned by
the fifth general council, 421.
Orthodox doctrines stated as op-
posed to those of Arius, 16-26.
Palladius, governor of Alexandria,
180; his iniquitous course, 181
Paphnutius of Egypt, 32.
Patrophilus, an Arian bishop, 205.
Paul, bishop of Antioch, heresy of,
and excommunication, 21.
Paul, bishop of Neo-Cæsarea, tor-
Paul, bishop of Constantinople, ac-
cused by the Arians; strangled
by order of Philip the Proconsul,
Paul, a monk, 193.
Paul, bishop of Emesa, 261.
Paulinus, bishop of Tyre, condemn-
Paulinus, bishop of Gaul, banished,
Paulinus, an Arian bishop, 205;
contends against Flavian, the
right to the bishopric of Antioch;
his death, 229, 230.
Pestilence of fifty years' duration,
Peter, martyred at Alexandria, 13;
deposes against Melitus, 37.
Peter, archbishop of Alexandria,
expelled, 178, 179.
Peter the Fuller, patriarch of An-
tioch, 355; writes to Acacius,
Peter Mongus, patriarch of Alex-
Philippicus defeats the Persians,
450; sent to quell a mutiny, 452;
defeats the Persians, 459.
Philogonius succeeds Vitalis at An-
tioch, 14; opposed to Arius, 28.
Plot against bishops Euphratas and
Polychronicus, a deposed Arian,
Priscus, mutiny of his troops, 450.
Proclus, patriarch of Constantino-
Proterius, patriarch of Alexandria,
Protogenes, a presbyter of Edessa,
banished by the emperor Valens,
174; restored, 175.
Protogenes, bishop of Carras, 202.
Psalms of David, public singing of,
originated by Flavian and Dio-
dorus at Antioch [A. D. 350], 113.
Publia, a deaconess, refuses sub-
mission to the profane commands
of the emperor Julian, 145.
Publius, a monk, 193.
Rhodes visited by an earthquake,
Ricimer murders Majorian, 305.
Roman ladies have audience of the
emperor Constantius, 101.
Rome taken by Genseric, 304.
Rufin, comptroller of the palace
under Theodosius, 220; vainly
intercedes, on behalf of the em-
peror, with Bishop Ambrose, 221.
Sabbas, a leader of the Messalian
Sabellius-his heretical teaching,
24; his hypothesis, 210.
Sapor, king of Persia, sustains a
miraculous defeat, 123-125.
Sardica, council at, 77.
Schoolmaster, the fulfilment of a
remarkable prediction by a, 149.
Sebastian's cruelties at Alexandria,
Secundus excommunicated, 37.