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    DescriptionEusebius' account is the only surviving historical record of the Church during its crucial first 300 years. Bishop Eusebius, a learned scholar who lived most of his life in Caesarea in Palestine, broke new ground in writing the History and provided a model for all later ecclesiastical historians. In tracing the history of the Church from the time of Christ to the Great Persecution at the beginning of the fourth century, and ending with the conversion of the Emperor Constantine, his aim was to show the purity and continuity of the doctrinal tradition of Christianity and its struggle against persecutors and heretics.


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    Title
    The History of the Church from Christ to Constantine
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Bishop of Caesarea Eusebius, Edited by Andrew Louth, Translated by G.A. Williamson, Introduction by Andrew Louth
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 480
    Width: 129 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 21 mm
    Weight: 330 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780140445350
    ISBN 10: 0140445358
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBG
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP028
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
    Ingram Theme: RELI/CHRIST
    B&T Merchandise Category: REL
    B&T General Subject: 690
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25440
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HRCC1
    Ingram Theme: APPR/CLASSA, THEO/ACADEM
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    BISAC V2.8: REL015000
    B&T Approval Code: A13553000
    DC22: 270.1
    ECPA Christian Book Category: CHMCHLCHS
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000
    LC classification: BR160.E5 E5 1989
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC20: 270
    LC classification: BR143
    Thema V1.0: QRM, NHB, QRAX, NHC
    Edition statement
    Revised ed.
    Illustrations note
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    Publisher
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    PENGUIN CLASSICS
    Publication date
    03 April 1990
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    The so-called 'Father of Ecclesiastical History', Eusebius (263-339) was a Greek Christian. His prodigious literary output can be grouped into four categories: the historical, the apologetic, the Biblical and the dogmatic. G.A Williamson was a renowned scholar of the Classics.