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Eusebius of Caesarea (Palestine)
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One of the most significant Christian intellectuals of late antiquity, Eusebius (Pamphili, c. 260–c. 339 CE) made lasting contributions to the areas of world chronology, ecclesiastical history, apologetics, biblical exegesis, and theological polemic.


Because Acacius of Caesarea’s Life of Eusebius has not survived, biographical details must be pieced together from hints in his own writings (including letters addressed to him that are quoted in his Life of Constantine) and information provided by later sou…

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Johnson, Aaron, “Eusebius of Caesarea (Palestine)”, in: Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity Online, General Editor David G. Hunter, Paul J.J. van Geest, Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte. Consulted online on 10 May 2021 <>
First published online: 2018

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