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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.
From 337 to 342. 338 —- Exiles recalled by the three new Emperors. (End of June.) Athanasius leaves Treves for Alexandria.
1(From Tillemont and
(From Baronius and
(From Valesius Shelstrate,
Pagi, Montfaucon, and
S. Basnage.) 339 --- Eusebius sends to Pope
Julius for a Council.
Papal Legates sent to
Antioch from Rome.
sius goes to Rome.
(End of year) Athana
sius returns to Alex. andria.
i 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.
| (Christmas or before
Sept.) COUNCIL, &c.
(Lent.) THE ARIAN
(Christmas or before Sept.) |
TION AT ANTIOCH (Eu TION, &c.,
GORY IN ALEXANDRIA.
A Roman Council.
&c. The Papal Legates, &c. The Papal Legates ar
rive at Rome during
the Council there. (June till Aug.or Sept.) COUNCIL OF ROME. THE POPE'S LETTER TO
the EUSEBIANS immediately after the Council.
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. 319. Council of Jerusalem, at which Athanasius is present.
Athanasius returns to Alexandria. Ursacius and
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.
From 351 to 361.
Zaccaria. is or | Mamachi.
I. GREAT COUNCIL OF SIRMIUM.
351 351 351 351 351 357-8 351 351 2. Photinus deposed...
351 351 35135 351 351 358 351 351 3. First Sirmian Creed (Semi
Arian) ................ 4. Signed by Pope Liberius with a
condemnation of Athanasius. 5. Council of Arles (Eusebian).
Athanasius condemned......... 6. GREAT COUNCIL OF MILAN
(Eusebian). Athanasius con
demned .................. 7. Rise of the Eunomians ......... 8. Syrianus in Alexandria, and George of Cappadocia............
356 356 356-7 356 9. Council of Beziers. Hilary deposed and banished ............
1356 356 356? 10. Fresh Council or Conference at Sirmium ..........................
7 3571 3571 357
359 357 357 11. Second Sirmian Creed, the blas
phemyof Potamius and Hosius
57 357 35 12. Signed by Hosius, but without
condemning Athanasius ...... 357 57 357 357 13. Signed by Liberius, with a
condemnation of Athanasius 10 14. Another or an altered Creed
signed by Liberius with con
demnation of Athanasius....... 357 357|00 10 10 15. Council of Antioch in favour
of Eunomius....... 16. Its Creed (Anomaan)....... 17. Council of Ancyra of 12
Bishops ..................... 13. Its Creed (Semi-Arian) against 357 3
both the Homoüsian and the Anomæan, signed by Li- 357 358
berius ................ 19. Fresh Council or Conlerence at Sirmium ........................
ol 20. Third Sirmian. Creed (Ho.
mæan) drawn up by SemiArians.....................
357 358 359 358 358-9359/359 359 21. Signed by Liberius ......
10 358 ?358 3580
0 0 22. BI-PARTITE COUNCIL OF
ARIMINUM (Homean) AND
OF SELEUCIA (Semi-Arian) ... 359 (com mu niter) 23. Council of Constantinople
Teen 359 (Homean) ..................
360260 3 60 359 360 359 359 24. Council of Antioch (Anomaan)
361 361 361 25. Death OF CONSTANTIUS ...... 361(lcommu'niter) | I
From 361 to 381.
362. COUNCIL OF ALEXANDRIA. 365. Council of Lampsacus (Semi-Arian or Macedonian). 366. Macedonian Bishops reconciled to the Church at
Rome. 367. Council of Tyre for the same purpose. 373. DEATH OF ATHANASIUS. 381. Second Ecumenical Council at Constantinople.
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.