Institutes of Ecclesiastical History, Ancient and Modern Volume 1

Institutes of Ecclesiastical History, Ancient and Modern Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1854 edition. Excerpt: banish him again. But Julian died the same year, and Athanasius returned immediately to his wo. In the year 367, the Arian emperor Va1ens made some attempts to remove him, but without success. He died AD. 373, aged about 75, having been a hishop 46 years, He was truly a great man, a good hishop, and a most able, persevering, and successful defender of the orthodox faith, in respect to the Trinity. His works are chiefly controversial, and in relation to that one doctrine. They consist of numerous letters and tracts, together with some brief expositions of the Seriptures, and a Life of St. Anthony. His four Orations, or Diacourses, against the Arians, and his Diacourse against the pagans, which are his largest works, were translated into English by Sarn, Parker, and printed at Oxford, 1713, 2 vols. 8vo. His works, Gr. and, two volumes in 3 parts, were best published by Monifaucon, Paris, 1698; and Padua, 1777, fol. But a great number of letters, tracts, comments, and narratives, the production of subsequent ages, are falsely aseribed to him, and printed with his works. Among these, beyond all question, is the erred, quicunquc vu1t, falsely called the Athanasian Creed. See Cure, Historia Litterar., i., p 189. Oudin, de Seriptor. Eecles., tom, i., p. 312. Fabricius, Biblioth. Gr., vol. v., p. 297. Monifaucon, Praef. ad Opp. Athanasii; and Schroeckh, Kirehengeach., vol. xii., p. 93-252. Also Gibbon's Decline and Fall of the Rorn, Empire, ch. xxi., vol. ii, p. 258-275. ch. xxiii, p. 355, &c, ch. xxiv., p. 406, &c., ed. 1826, in 6 vols. 8vo.--7V. (15) His works are published by the Benedictine monk, Ju1ian Gamier, Paris, 1721-1730, 3 vols. fol. Basil was born at Caesarea in Cappadocia, about A.D. 329, and died arehhishop of that chureh, more

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