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Eusebius of Alexandria
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A collection of 22 homilies has been attributed to Eusebius of Alexandria by A. Mai (1843). Some of these homilies are preserved only in Greek, others also in Latin, Syriac, Armenian and Georgian (see the inventory in the unpublished dissertation by G. Lafontaine). Despite its importance for the history of certain doctrines and rites, it has been little studied and the available editions are unsatisfactory (see Gounelle, 2009).

The 11 festal sermons (III; X; XI–XV; XVII–XX) span the time from Jesus’ birth to his return at…

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Gounelle, Rémi, “Eusebius of Alexandria”, in: Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity Online, General Editor David G. Hunter, Paul J.J. van Geest, Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte. Consulted online on 29 November 2023 <>
First published online: 2019

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