The Library of Eusebius of Caesarea (Supplements to Vigiliae by Andrew James Carriker

By Andrew James Carriker

This paintings reconstructs the contents of the library in Roman Palestine of Eusebius of Caesarea (ca. 265-339) through studying Eusebius' significant works. It discusses how Eusebius used his assets after which examines what works have been on hand within the library when it comes to philosophical works.

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On this dispute, see F. Millar, “Paul of Samosata, Zenobia and Aurelian: the Church, Local Culture and Political Allegiance in Third-Century Syria,” JRS 61 (1971), pp. 1–17; Idem, The Emperor in the Roman World (31 BC–AD 337) (Ithaca, NY, 1977), pp. 572–573. 66 For events at Cirta, see Gesta apud Zenophilum 18a–19a, printed in the works of Optatus of Milevis, CSEL 26 (Vienna, 1893), pp. 186–188. A. H. M. Jones, Constantine and the Conversion of Europe (Toronto, 1978), p. 55, conjectures that the martyr Procopius was arrested at Caesarea (M.

82 See Jerome, De viris ill. 100, for Hilary’s commentary and De viris ill. 96 for Eusebius of Vercelli’s translation of Eusebius of Caesarea’s commentary. 83 (a) Hexapla. Jerome, Comm. 86 libros, quos vir doctus Adamantius in Hexapla digesserat, de Caesariensi bibliotheca descriptos, ex ipsis authenticis emendare, in quibus et ipsa Hebraea propriis sunt characteribus verba descripta et Graecis litteris tramite expressa vicino. ”) Idem, Comm. 4: . . nam •japloËw Origenis in Caesariensi bibliotheca relegens.

626–627, thinks that the exodus of the elite from Caesarea began with the Persian conquest. Caesarea’s long resistance to the Muslims presumes that the city received steady Byzantine support by sea: see F. M. Donner, The Early Islamic Conquests (Princeton, 1981), pp. 153–155. 94 K. G. , King Herod’s Dream, pp. 206–214. Caesarea was not unique in this condition, since the Islamic conquest reversed the prosperity of the general region of Syria-Palestine: see I. M. Lapidus, A History of Islamic Societies (Cambridge, 1988), pp.

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