The ancient ecclesiasticall histories of the first six hundred yeares after Christ, vvritten in the Greek tongue by three learned historiographers, Eusebius, Socrates, and Evagrius. Eusebius Pamphilus Bishop of Cæsarea in Palestina wrote ten books. Socrates Scholasticus of Constantinople wrote seven books. Evagrius Scholasticus of Antioch wrote six books. Whereunto is annexed Dorotheus Bishop of Tyrus, of the lives and ends of the prophets, apostles, and LXX. disciples. All which authors are faithfully translated out of the Greek tongue, by Meredith Hanmer Doctor in Divinitie. Last of all, herein is comprised a brief chronographie collected by the said translator, with a copious index of the principal matters throughout all the histories
|Main Authors:||Eusebius, of Caesarea, Bishop of Caesarea, ca. 260-ca. 340. (Author), Socrates, Scholasticus, ca. 379-ca. 440. (Author), Evagrius, Scholasticus, b. 536? (Author), Dorotheus, Saint, 255-362, (Author), Constantine I, Emperor of Rome, d. 337. (Author)|
|Corporate Authors:||Early English Books Online.|
|Other Authors:||Hanmer, Meredith, 1543-1604., Saltonstall, Wye, fl. 1630-1640.|
Printed by George Miller [and Thomas Cotes], and are to be sold by Michaell Sparke at his house in Greene-Arbour,
|Edition:||The fourth edition corrected and revised. Hereunto is added Eusebius his life of Constantine, in foure bookes. With Constantines oration to the clergie.|
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"The ecclesiasticall history of Socrates Scholasticus", "The ecclesiasticall historie of Evagrius Scholasticus", "The lives, the ends, and the martyrdomes of the prophets, apostles, and seventie disciples of our saviour. VVritten in Greeke by Dorotheus ..", and "A chronographie" each have separate dated title page; pagination and register are continuous. "Eusebius his life of Constantine" has separate pagination, register, and dated title page with "printed by Thomas Cotes, for Michael Sparke .. 1637" in imprint.
The attribution of the biographies to Dorotheus is traditional but unsubstantiated.
The translation of Eusebius's "Life of Constantine" is by Wye Saltonstall, who signs ² A2v.
Reproduction of the original in the British Library.
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