A New History of Ecclesiastical Writers Volume 1-2 Containing an Account of the Authors of the Several Books of the Old and New Testament Of the Lives and Writings of the Primitive Fathers An Abridgment and Catalogue of Their Works Their Various Editions

Louis Ellies Du Pin

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. 1693 Excerpt: ...place was not the most honourable: Moreover, Eustathius might be calld the Chief, because he was one of the first But it is more probable, that Hofius was set down by Facmdus, B. I. Ch. i. says, That he was President of the Council, the Chief of the Fathers in the Council of Sue. Facun-j G drew rA/ drew upon himklf the Hatred of the Bishops of Palestine, which burst forth immediately upon the E-teMk frst occasion they found.-which offer d it self in the roar 329, when Eseiius of Nktmcdia, and of Afttofc Tto&isof Nice, return d from their Banishment, and wemtoAtUfKaa, under pretence of visiting VYJ the Church of Jerusalem: for then they pafsd by Atiocb, iftsK they were honourably received by Em. stathius, and they on their part gave marks of their Friendship to him. But at their Return they brought with them to Antiocb, Enfebius of Cdfarea, Patrtfhilas of Scythtftlis, Aecim of Lydia, Tbcodotws of Laodicta, with some other Eastern Bishops, with a design to depose Euflatbins. These I5ifhops being then Aslembled at Antitcb in the Year 3?od, did not only falsly charge him wkh the Error of the SuMlirnt, but also accusd him of infamous Crimes. Thetdtrtt lays. That they hirda Woman of an ill Lifee to fay, that (he had a Child by Euftatbws That this wicked Woman entred with a Child in her Arms into the place of their Assembly, and declar d with a loud Voice, That slur had it by E-ftbius That this hftly Bishop having askd her, it she had any Witness of what slie affirmd fheanlwerd, she had none and yet notwithstanding this, the Bishops btlievd it upon her Oath, andCondemnd Eft4thius as convicted of the Crime. St. Atbanajms fays nothing or thisStory, which appears otherwise to be fabulous enough but he oblerves only that they accusd Ens...