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Arius to Illyricum. The Eusebians subscribe the

Homoüsion. 326. Athanasius raised to the See of Alexandria at the age

of about 30. 328-9. Eusebius of Nicomedia in favour with Constantine. 330. An Arian priest gains the ear of Constantine, who

recalls Arius from exile to Alexandria. 331. Athanasius refuses to restore him to communion.

Eustathius deposed by the Eusebians on a charge

of Sabellianism; other Bishops deposed. 334. Council of Cæsarea against Athanasius, who refuses to

attend it. 335. Council of Tyre and Jerusalem, in which Arius and

the Arians are formally readmitted. Athanasius, forced by the emperor to attend, abruptly leaves it in order to appeal to Constantine. THE EUSEBIANS DEPOSE ATHANASIUS, AND CONSTANTINE BANISHES

HIM TO TREVES. 336. Eusebians hold a Council at Constantinople to condemn

Marcellus on the ground of his Sabellianism ; and to

recognize Arius. DEATH OF ARIUS. 337. DEATH OF CONSTANTINE. The Eusebian Constantius

succeeds him in the East, the orthodox Constans and Constantine in the West.

2.

From 337 to 342.
Exiles recalled by the three new Emperors.
(End of June.) Athanasius leaves Treves for Alexandria.
(From Valesius Shelstrate, (From Baronius and (From Tillemont and
Pagi, Montfaucon, and Petavius.)

Papebroke.)
S. Basnage.).
Eusebius sends to Pope Eusebius, &c.

Eusebius, &c.
Julius for a Council. COUNCIL OF ALEXAN- COUNCIL OF ALEX-
DRIA DEFENDS ATHA-

338

339

ANDRIA, &c. NASIUS TO THE POPE. (Sept.) Athanasius

goes lo Romel. COUNCIL OFALEXANDRIA Papal Legates sent to Papal Legates, &c.

DEFENDS ATHANASIUS Antioch from Rome.
TO THE POPE. .

(Early in year) Athana- (End of year) Athana-
sius goes to Rome,

sius returns to Alex.

andria. 1 The events in italics are grounded on an hypothesis of the authors who introduce them, that Athanasius made two journeys to Rome, which they adopt in order to lighten the difficulties of the chronology.

340 -

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3.
From 342 to 351.

(Mainly from Tillemont.) 345. COUNCIL OF ANTIOCH (Eusebian), at which the

Macrostich was drawn up. 347. GREAT COUNCIL OF SARDICA, at the instance of the

orthodox Constans. Council of Milan against Photinus. Ursacius and Valens sue for reconcilia

tion to the Church. 349. Council of Jerusalem, at which Athanasius is present.

Athanasius returns to Alexandria. Ursacius and
Valens recant, and are reconciled at Rome.

Council at Sirmium or at Rome against Photinus. 350. DEATH OF CONSTANS. The Eusebian Constantius sole

Emperor. 351. GREAT COUNCIL OF SIRMIUM, at which Photinus is

deposed. First Sirmian creed, &c.

4.

From 351 to 361.

351 351

356 356

357 357

I. GREAT COUNCIL OF SIRMIUM. 357 351

351 351 351 351 351 357-8 351 351 2. Photinus deposed....

357 351

351 351 351 351 351 351 358 351 351 3. First Sirmian Creed (SemiArian)

257351

351 351 351 351 351 358 351 4. Signed by Pope Liberius with a

357 condemnation of Athanasius. 357 0 0 0 0

358 357

358 0 357 5. Council of Arles (Eusebian).

or 8 Athanasius condemned......... 353 353

353 353 353 353

353 353

354 353 6. GREAT COUNCIL OF MILAN

or 4 (Eusebian). Athanasius condemned

355 com mu niter) 355 7. Rise of the Eunomians

356 356

356 8. Syrianus in Alexandria, and

George of Cappadocia....... 356 356 356 356 356 356 355 356 356 356-7 356 9. Council of Beziers. Hilary deposed and banished

356 355

356356356? 355 356 10. Fresh Council or Conference at Sirmium

0
357 357 357

357 357 357 357 357 359 357 357 11. Second Sirmian Creed, the blas

phemyof Potamius and Hosius iHomean, if not Anomaan)

357 357

357 357 357 357 359 357 12. Signed by Hosius, but without

condemning Athanasius 357 357 357 357 357 357 357 357 357 355 357 357 13. Signed by Liberius, with a condemnation of Athanasius 0 357

357 0 0 0 14. Another or an altered Creed

signed by Liberius with con

demnation of Athanasius...... 0 357 357 0 0 010 0 0 0 0 0 15. Council of Antioch in favour of Eunomius......

358 358 358 16. Its Creed (Anomaan)....

358 358 358 17. Council of Ancyra of 12

Bishops .... 18. Its Creed (Semi-Arian) against 357 358

358 358 358 359 358 both the Homoüsian and the

358 Anomaan, signed by Li- 357 358 358

358

358 359 358 berius 19. Fresh Council or Conference

358 at Sirmium

0

359 358 358-9 359 359 359 359 359 20. Third Sirmian, Creed (Ho

mæan) drawn up by SemiArians...

357 358 359 358 358-9 359 359 359 359 359 359 359 21. Signed by Liberius

0 0 358 ?358

358 0
0 0

0 22. BI-PARTITE COUNCIL OF

ARIMINUM (Homæan) AND

OF SELEUCIA (Semi-Arian) 359 (com mu niter; 23. Council of Constantinople

359 (Homoean)

360
-60

360 359 360 359 359 24, Council of Antioch (Anoman)

361 360 361 361 361 25. DEATH OF CONSTANTIUS 361 (lcom mu'niter)

358 358

5.

From 361 to 381.

(From Tillemont.)

362. 365. 366.

COUNCIL OF ALEXANDRIA.
Council of Lampsacus (Semi-Arian or Macedonian).
Macedonian Bishops reconciled to the Church at

Rome.
Council of Tyre for the same purpose.
DEATH OF ATHANASIUS.
Second Ecumenical Council at Constantinople.

367. 373. 381.

NOTE VII.

OMISSIONS IN THE TEXT OF THE THIRD EDITION

(Vide Advertisement). Here follow the two sentences, which, as was stated in the Advertisement to this Edition, have forfeited their place in the text:

1. Supra, p. 11 (p. 12, 1st Ed.), after “external observers,” the text proceeded. “Presenting then the characters of a religion, sufficiently correct in the main articles of faith to satisfy the reason, and yet indulgent to the carnal nature of man, Judaism occupied that place in the Christian world, which has since been filled by a corruption of Christianity itself. While its adherents manifested a rancorous malevolence,” &c.

2. Supra, p. 406 (p. 421, 1st Ed.), after “his place could nowhere be found,” the text proceeded. “Even the Papal Apostasy, which seems at first sight an exception to this rule, has lasted but the same proportion of the whole duration of Christianity, which Arianism occupied in its day; that is, if we date it, as in fairness we ought, from the fatal Council of Trent. And, as to the present perils," &c.

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