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General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1889 Original Publisher: Longmans, Green Subjects: Arianism Church history Theology, Doctrinal Religion / General Religion / Christianity / History Religion / History Religion / Christian Theology / Systematic Religion / Christianity / General Religion / Christian Church / History Notes: This is a black and white OCR reprint of the original. It has no illustrations and there may be typos or missing text. When you buy the General Books edition of this book you get free trial access to Million-Books.com where you can select from more than a million books for free. Excerpt: 80 CHAPTER V. THE VICTORY OF A RIAN ISM. Meanwhile new troubles were gathering in the West. While the Eastern churches were distracted with the The west crimes or wrongs of Marcellus and Athana- (337-350). sjug j]urope remained at peace from the Atlantic to the frontier of Thrace. The western frontier of Constantius was also the western limit of the storm. Hitherto its distant echoes had been very faintly heard in Gaul and Spain; but now the time was come for Arianism to invade the tranquil obscurity of the West. Constans was not ill-disposed, and for some years ruled well and firmly. Afterwards -- it may be that Magnentian his health was bad -- he lived in seclusion war, 350-353- with his Frankish guards, and left his subjects to the oppression of unworthy favourites. Few regretted their weak master's fate when the army of Gaul proclaimed Magnentius Augustus (January 350). But the memory of Constantine was still a power which could set up emperors and pull them down. The old general Vetranio at Sirmium received the purple from Constantine's daughter, and Nepotianusclaimed it at Borne as Constantine's nephew. The Magnentian generals scattered the gladiators of Nepo- tianus, and disgraced their easy victory with slaughter and proscription. The ancient mother of the nations never forgave the intruder who had disturbed ...
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Studio: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.78" Width: 5.85" Height: 0.46" Weight: 0.57 lbs.
Release Date Jun 1, 2001
Publisher Wipf & Stock Publishers
ISBN 1579106641 ISBN13 9781579106645
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A Classic Treatment of the Arian Controversy Jan 12, 2005
This brief history concerning the Arian Controversy is the fruitful product of many years of studies which the author, Henry M. Gwatkin, commenced upon during his tenor at Cambridge University. It is essentially an abridgement of his lectures and writings, and naturally, it is a complete revision of them as well. Even though there is a much more current edition available by R.P.C. Hanson, one cannot ignore this one since it is used extensively as a source by those who study the history of the Arian Controversy today.