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The original Creed of Nicæa, as contained in Socr.

Ηist. i. 8.

Πιστεύομεν εις ένα θεόν, πατέρα παντοκράτορα, πάντων ορατών τε και αοράτων ποιητήν.

Και εις ένα κύριον Ιησούν Χριστόν, τον υιόν του θεού γεννηθέντα εκ του πατρός μονογενή τούτ' έστιν εκ της ουσίας του πατρός, θεόν εκ θεού και φως εκ φωτός, θεόν αληθινόν εκ θεού αληθινού γεννηθέντα ου ποιηθέντα, ομοούσιον τω πατρί δι' ου τα πάντα εγένετο, τά τε εν τω ουρανό και τα εν τη γη. Δι' ημάς τους ανθρώπους και διά την ημετέραν σωτηρίαν κατελθόντα, και σαρκωθέντα, και ενανθρωπήσαντα παθόντα, και αναστάντα τη τρίτη ημέρα, ανελθόντα εις τους ουρανούς, ερχόμενον κρίναι ζώντας και νεκρούς.

Και εις το άγιον πνεύμα.

Τους δε λέγοντας, ότι ήν ποτέ ότε ουκ ήν και πριν γεννηθήναι ουκ ήν και ότι εξ ουκ όντων εγένετο η εξ ετέρας υποστάσεως ή ουσίας φάσκοντας είναι: ή κτιστον, ή τρεπτόν, ή αλλοιωτόν τον υιόν του θεού αναθεματίζει η αγία καθολική και αποστολική εκκλησία.

CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE.

PERSONS AND EVENTS INTRODUCED INTO THE FOREGOING

HISTORY.

(The dates are, for the most part, according to TILLEMONT.)

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A.D. 40 49 90 137 140 144 167 168 169 171 177 189 189

Philo Judæus, pp. 64, 104
St. Mark in Egypt, p. 42
Cerinthus and Ebion, heretics, pp. 20, 21
Nazarenes, heretics, p. 21, 22
Valentine, heretic, p. 57
Marcion, heretic, p. 57
Justin, p. 70, martyred
Theophilus, Bishop of Antioch, p. 97
Tatian, heretic, pp. 53, 97
Montanus, heresiarch, p. 17 .
Athenagoras, pp. 43, 97, writes his Apology
Pantænus, Missionary to the Indians, pp. 43, 105
Demetrius, Bishop of Alexandria, p. 43 .
Clement of Alexandria, Master of the Catechetical School, pp.

49—91 .
Theodotus and Artemon, heretics, pp. 22, 35, 117
Severus, Emperor, p. 10 .
Victor, Bishop of Rome, pp. 13, 22, 36
Quarto-decimans of Asia Minor, p. 15
Praxeas, heretic, p. 120

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A.D. Irenæus, Bishop of Lyons, p. 55, martyred

202 Origen, aged 18, Master of the Catechetical School, p. 43. 203 Tertullian, pp. 142, 192, falls away into Montanism

204 Philostratus writes the Life of Apollonius Tyanæus, p. 112 217 Noetus, heretic, pp. 120, 127

220 Origen converts Gregory Thaumaturgus, p. 68

231 Ammonius the Eclectic, p. 104

232 Gregory Thaumaturgus delivers his panegyric on Origen, p. 111 239 Plotinus at Rome, pp. 110, 118 Babylas, Bishop of Antioch, martyred, p. 3

250 Novatian, heresiarch, p.

250 Hippolytus, p. 205; martyr

252 Death of Origen, aged 69, p. 110 .

253 Sabellius, heresiarch, p. 121

255 Dionysius, Bishop of Rome, animadverts on Dionysius of Alexandria, p. 129

260 Paulus of Samosata, heretic, pp. 3, 28, 176, 191, 209

260 Council against Paulus, pp. 28, 131 ; with Creed, pp. 131, 2. 197, 331, 354

264 Death of Dionysius of Alexandria, p. 111

264 Paulus deposed, p. 3

272 Quarto-decimans of the Proconsulate come to an end, p.

276 Theonas, Bishop of Alexandria, p. 67

282 Hosius, Bishop of Corduba, pp. 256, 7, 260, 297, 332-5

295 Meletian Schism in Egypt, pp. 244, 289—291

306 Donatist Schism in Africa, p. 251

306 Constantius's vision of the Labarum, p. 252

312 Lucian, martyred, p. 8

312 Edict of Milan, p. 251

313 Eusebius, Bishop of Nicomedia, p. 268

319 Arius, heresiarch, pp. 211, 243

319 Alexander excommunicates and writes against Arius, pp. 223, 319 4, 244.

320 Battle of Hadrianople, pp. 247, 253

323 Constantine writes to Athanasius and Arius, p. 254

324 Ecumenical Council of Nicæa, p. 257

325 Audius, the Quarto-deciman in Mesopotamia, p. 15

325 Athanasius, Bishop of Alexandria, p. 273

326 Arius recalled from exile, p. 273

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A.D. Eustathius, Bishop of Antioch, deposed by the Arians, pp. 288, 371.

331 Eusebian Council of Cæsarea, p. 290

333 And of Tyre, ibid. Marcellus, Bishop of Ancyra, deposed, pp. 289, 322

335 Athanasius banished to Treves, p. 292

335 Death of Arius, p. 276

336 Death of Constantine, who is succeeded in the East by Constantius, p. 288

337 Death of Eusebius of Cæsarea, who is succeeded by Acacius,

340 Assemblage of exiled Bishops at Rome, Council at Rome,

340 Eusebian Council of the Dedication at Antioch, p. 294. SemiArian Creed of Lucian, pp. 295, 331, 353, 4

341 Semi-Arian Creed of Antioch, called the Macrostich, p. 296 345 Great Council of Sardica, pp. 297, 322

347 Eusebian Council, p. 298, and Semi-Arian Creed, p. 353, of Philippopolis

347 Council of Milan, p. 300.

347 Athanasius returns from exile, pp. 299, 371

348 Formal recantation of Valens and Ursacius, p. 299

349 Death of Constans, p. 312.

350 Paulus of Constantinople martyred, p. 320

350 Battle of Mursa, p. 287

351 Eusebian Council, pp. 323, 346, with Semi-Arian Creed of Sirmium against Photinus, pp. 323, 331, 353-4

351 Eusebian Council of Arles, pp. 323, 324.

353 Eusebian Council of Milan, p. 325

355 Hilary exiled in Phrygia, p. 309

356 Liberius tempted, p. 327

356 Syrianus and George in Alexandria, p. 338

356 Aetius and Eumonius, Anomæans, p. 347

357 Eusebian or Acacian Conferences and Creeds of Sirmium; fall of Liberius and Hosius, pp. 331—335, 352 .

358 Acacian Council of Antioch, p. 352

358 Semi-Arian Council of Ancyra, pp. 308, 353

358 Acacian Councils of Seleucia (p. 355) and Ariminum, p. 358 . 359 Eudoxius at Constantinople, p. 372

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