Eusebius of Laodicea

Eusebius of Laodicea

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Eusebius of Laodicea (date of birth uncertain; died about 268) was an Alexandrian, a deacon who had some fame as a confessor, and became bishop of Laodicea in Syria. His story is told by Eusebius of Caesarea. As a deacon at Alexandria he had accompanied his bishop, Dionysius (with a priest, two other deacons and two Romans who were then in Egypt) before the tribunal of AEmilian, Prefect of Egypt, at the time of Emperor Valerianus (253-260). Dionysius tells the story of their trials in a letter to a certain Bishop Germanus. They were all sentenced to banishment, but Eusebius managed to remain in the city in hiding, "zealously served the confessors in prison and buried the bodies of the dead and the blessed martyrs, not without danger to his own life." In 260 there broke out a rebellion at Alexandria and at the same time a plague ravaged the city. Eusebius again risked his life continually by nursing the sick and the woundeshow more

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  • Paperback | 132 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 204g
  • Dict
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136773244
  • 9786136773247