By Andrew James Carriker
This paintings reconstructs the contents of the library in Roman Palestine of Eusebius of Caesarea (ca. 265-339) through interpreting Eusebius' significant works. It discusses how Eusebius used his resources after which examines what works have been to be had within the library with regards to philosophical works.
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203–206; K. G. Holum, “Archaeological Evidence,” BASOR (1992), pp. 73–85. See also R. Schick, The Christian Communities of Palestine from Byzantine to Islamic Rule: a Historical and Archaeological Study, Studies in Late Antiquity and Early Islam 2 (Princeton, 1995), pp. 276–279. 93 R. Schick, Christian Communities, pp. 81–82, notes how common it was for Byzantines to flee from the Arab conquerors. K. G. Holum, “The Survival of the Bouleutic Class at Caesarea in Late Antiquity,” Caesarea Maritima: a Retrospective, pp.
G. Turner, Greek Papyri: an Introduction (Oxford, 1980), pp. 7–8. Acacius and Euzoius may have also simply wished to exchange old rolls for the increasingly standard codex. 78 Jerome, De viris ill. 4, reports that Acacius wrote a biography of Eusebius; Jerome, De viris ill. 113 (Euzoius’ various works). See J. 345–346 and 348. 79 In the middle and late fourth century, the library at Caesarea was used by several famous scholars. St. 80 It is sometimes suggested that both SS. 81 During the Arian Controversy Hilary was exiled to the East (ca.
N. D. Kelly, Jerome (London, 1975), p. 17, note 38, cites a story from Apuleius’ Florida 20, in which Apuleius compares the four cups available at a banquet (for thirst, gaiety, pleasure, and madness) with the three ordinarily available in education (elementary education, grammar, and rhetoric); Apuleius himself drank from additional cups (poetry, geometry, music, philosophy) at Athens. 19 ter, Eusebius, as was noted above, assisted in the correction of biblical manuscripts, and he may have also embarked upon independent biblical research of a kind that produced his Evangelical Canons.
The Library of Eusebius of Caesarea (Supplements to Vigiliae Christianae) by Andrew James Carriker