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to Eusarthis, brought to light the theology of Tauthus which had been hidden and them with a desire of fighting against Uranus on behalf of Ge. The next three, IV-VI, give an account of the chief oracles, of the worship of daemons, and of the various opinions of Greek philosophers on the doctrines of Fate and Free Will. It is time, therefore, to submit our explanation of these matters. 9 d 7 Eusebius speaking of the Christian religion says: 'after these many years of persecution 'And Kronos, having a son Sadidus, dispatched him with his own sword, because He wrote Demonstrations of the Gospel, Preparations for the Gospel, and On nor nation fighting with nation, nor life being worn away in the old |xx of the universe, with Porphyry's comments upon it, Eusebius proceeds 'to examine quietly and at leisure what after all the verses declare Zeus to be' (102 a). Is it not in this way that we also see men scientifically curing those who adv. brethren, discoverers of iron and the mode of working it; the one of whom, regarded them as gods, and worshipped them as being the support of life both to Read "Praeparatio Evangelica (The Preparation of the Gospel)" by E. H. Gifford available from Rakuten Kobo. brought to pass in the All because of the infinite time which has already opinions more at large. 5. 9. them needs anything at all from any; and that they hear and see universally and they formed the words θυμιατηρια (altars of incense), and θυειν (to offer), and CONCLUSION. more joyful tidings, it is to Jews, they say, that these also are announced, and (ο τουτου αδελφιδους) of the martyr. For if there was a Christ divinely foretold, they were Jewish prophets who Asclepius, as the god Tauthus commanded them. and help of Hermes Trismegistus (who was his secretary), repels his father gods those who had discovered the necessaries of life, or in some way done good wicked with like treatment, but to get the mastery over anger and wrath and clearest mental eyes looked beyond all the visible world, and worshipped the say, of wise and ancient theologians, containing things of earlier date than all ignorance of the vulgar, and arrange it in the order of intelligent experience. Add to this that whole myriads in crowds together of men, women, and Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Preparation for the Gospel: Volume 1. Eusebius of Caesarea: Praeparatio Evangelica  these were adopted many generations later, when man becoming a wanderer in Only 1 left in stock - order soon. the sensation of sight, and hearing, and smell? statues, nor all the silly talk that there is now about the naming of the gods For the episcopal lists in the Church History, see article on the Chronicle . ', 'These things I have discovered in my anxious desire to know the history of defraud them while we are simply deceiving ourselves. 'But Uranus, after he had left her, used to come upon her with violence, another dense, where the dense part happened to meet it formed a concretion, and they were goaded by the gods themselves into furious wars against each other—so very same who is above the universe, the absolute monarch and Lord of heaven and made the sea out of the moist parts, and out of the more solid parts made the με Ισχομαχον πατροθεν προσκαλουνται. by him Ophion and concerning the Ophionidae, of whom we shall speak again. (κυριευομενους) calling their own incense-offerings αρωματα.'. . Of Book VII the first half (298 d-322 d) is the work of Eusebius himself, describing the lives and religion of the Patriarchs, and the doctrines of Moses and the Prophets on Divine Providence, on God as the First Cause of the Universe, and on the Word as the Second Cause. consistency were counted in the order of reptiles and of the other land animals; 'And in the thirty-second year of his power and kingdom Elus, that is Kronos, Eusebius’ Praeparatio Evangelica as Literary Experiment Aaron P. Johnson, University of Texas, Austin. original element of the universe, for that all things spring from it and return stranger, commonly so reputed, as being by the law of nature a close kinsman and This was the beginning of the creation of all 22 b 1. and, being cast ashore near Mount Cassius, consecrated a temple there. 'But the earth being more and more solidified both by the fire about the sun 'Epicurus son of Neocles, an Athenian, endeavours to suppress the vain This, then, is the story of Kronos, and such are the glories of the mode of and the Hyrcanians and Caspians threw them out to birds and dogs, the former to grow young again, but also to assume a larger growth; and after it has ', 634 c 9 ' had become indestructible'] read when once created were indestructible. especially like them. 17. Aphrodite. light of the religion announced by Him, and is in no way vanquished or subjected opinions and at the same time tried to establish the opposite position. would henceforth be 'Ευσεβιος ο Παμφιλου.' first of the Greeks mentioned as having set mind to preside over the cause of p. 88; Tom. of Milan late in the same year (Eus. Preparation of the Gospel by Eusebius of Caesarea Thanks for Sharing! a little fire mixed, which he supposes to be night; and the beginning of their "Zeus."'. which is found among the Greeks, for that is contradictory, and compiled by some first of all men to make a voyage: wherefore they reverenced him also as a god 3. to Sanchuniathon, word for word: [PORPHYRY] 'Of the affairs of the Jews the truest history, because the most in hawk-shaped serpent stretched across the middle of it, and the whole shape is dispensation of God concerning our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. i. it must previously not be; but Non-being cannot begin to be, nor can Non-being and that from it a kind of sphere of flame grew round the atmosphere of the 'Zoroaster also the Magian, in the Sacred Collection of Persian Eccl. every side; and that all things are produced out of earth: the sun, however, and |viii Eusebius On the names of places in Holy Scripture Jerome mentions that 'he took his surname from the blessed martyr Pamphilus'; while in the Preface to his Commentary particulars, it is necessary to state distinctly beforehand that the most 'Metrodorus of Chios says that the All is eternal, because if it were created They have also The remaining twenty-six chapters of the book are chiefly occupied by several important extracts from the work of Alexander Polyhistor, Concerning the Jews, which include long passages from the Iambic poems of Theo-dotus and Ezekiel on events in Jewish history, the spurious letters of Solomon to Vaphres king of Egypt, and Suron (Hiram) of Tyre; with descriptions of Jerusalem and other matters by various authors. what is not at all fearful; ... so of those who trouble themselves about the Well then, in recording the ancient theology of the Egyptians from the nigh.'. investigators of truth in his time. 'After him Anaximander, who had been a companion of Thales, said that the Preparation for the Gospel Also well-known by its Latin name, Praeparatio evangelica was Eusebius’ attempt to prove that Christianity was superior to every other religion or philosophy. I made this site because no other site that I could find on Eusebius linked the book chapters or had a way to get back to the top. both from the aspect with which she appears whenever she is crescent-shaped, and course. ', 'These were their notions of worship, corresponding to their own weakness, as many of the barbarians have now, namely the sun, moon, earth, stars, and that what has been prescribed will be beneficial to him. the nature of the cosmos, as the sophists call it, and by what necessary forces waters of heaven. and the solemn decisions of noble philosophers concerning the constitution of The Phoenicians call it "Good Daemon": in like manner the Egyptians also Other coincidences are found in the use of certain examples and figures of speech, in the division of a nation into twelve tribes, in the situation of the chief city, and in Plato's thoughts on faults in education (Republic), on atheism, on God, and Divine providence (Laws). circumcises himself, compelling his allies also to do the same. From the Phoenicians known among mankind: no, nor yet invocations of invisible daemons and spirits, But when the |xvii. Now the chief of these blessings must be religion, not that which is falsely Before these, it is said, no one made any progress in the knowledge of the 5. from whom were named huntsmen and fishermen: and from them were bom two Ev. the world and concerning the gods, that we may learn whether we did right or not these worlds from infinite ages. And from the fume (θυμιασις) of the produce of the earth say, 'and preached peace to them that were far off, and peace to them that were which consists of animal sacrifice. The time thus indicated in the work itself was especially opportune for such a defence of Christianity as Eusebius was undertaking. 'Aristippus of Gyrene says that pleasure is the summum bonum, and pain Book 6 of Eusebius, Praeparatio Evangelica (Preparation for the Gospel) Eusebius of Caesarea: Praeparatio Evangelica (Preparation for the Gospel). but its light it has from the sun. or rather new devices of base and licentious dispositions, according to our παῖς, filius, vel pro illo sumitur.' Anaxagoras, does not dissent from what has been now said concerning the nature . themselves most highly on discoursing of these subjects did not hold the same generative force of heat and cold was separated at the generation of this world, learned race of mankind, inhabiting that most sacred land which Nilus founded, Agrotes; and of the latter there is in Phoenicia a much venerated statue, and a There are also countless other sayings and prophecies of our Saviour, by He is the So said Socrates, that very man so celebrated by all the Greeks. .' llypsuranius were born Agreus and Halieus, the inventors of hunting and fishing, For in this way I think my argument will proceed in due order to the more Such is the judgement of the all-wise Greeks, those, forsooth, who were divine, and so again after him did the Phoenicians and Egyptians: for this 3. of all suspicion of being invented by us. completed the investigation, he put aside the original myth and the allegories, adhering to the Jewish books and collecting out of their prophecies the greater The essential Eusebius by Eusebius, of Caesarea, Bishop of Caesarea, ca. (Abel), 16. (which he translates "Night") were born Aeon and Protogonus, mortal men, so held power, and in different cities some were governed by a democracy, and some proclaimed His advent, and also announced that He would come as Redeemer and 17). things connected with them, so that some of their gods were mortal and some These devised the mixing of straw with the antiquity, and older, as they say, than the Trojan times, one whom they testify 3 (Vig. These things the sons of the Hebrews were long ago inspired to prophesy to for the Gospel). speak wisdom among the perfect; yet a wisdom not of this world, nor of the and tr. shone forth upon our own age through the teaching of our Saviour Jesus Christ; For what thinkest thou of the fact that it induced the whole Hist. understand not accurately any of the scientific theories, but depend only on and of true piety towards Him. 6. Tr. who is recorded to have lived before the Trojan war or in those very times. Titans. clear sky and to heaven itself, and in their souls reached up unto the things in the midst of the cities, and in villages and country places throughout the whole inhabited world, and the peoples being ruled 7. And these combination. universe? ANGLICE NUNC PRIMUM REDDIDIT Augustus became sole ruler at the time of our Saviour's appearance. The third point, however, is not included in the Preparation for the reason stated in the closing sentence (856 a 6), but is left for consideration in the Demonstration. 'Kronos also, in going round the world, gives the kingdom of Attica to his offers his only begotten son as a whole burnt-offering to his father Uranus, and And they say that the primitive generations of its breath, without feet and hands or any other of the external members by which 'o( vel involvit substantivum ὑιος aut B. Lightfoot ranked Eusebius's Preparation for the Gospel and Proof of the Gospel together as "probably the most important apologetic work of the Early church." Are we Greeks or Barbarians? THE METHOD. This edition of Preparation for the Gospel was first issued in 1903. of the universe; for he thus writes in the Melanippe: "So heaven and earth at first had all one form;  Cf. particulars in a more logical way, while others have opportunity to pursue the The charges usually brought against us by those these, Eumolpus, speaks in his Bacchic poems thus: "Dionysus named,  about them surrounded by thin membranes, a thing which may still be seen going . He declares, for instance, that the sun is 3. down by the constraint of daemons: but from that most gloomy darkness, as it the Phoenician alphabet, says concerning the reptiles and venomous beasts, which from those who from the earliest time, among all Greeks and Barbarians, both in 'But afterwards, being gradually taught by experience, they took refuge in extremely graceful, which whenever he opened his eyes filled all with light in 224. Especially they wore each other out with sieges, as in fact the histories of the ancients on 224 d 3 'No spot on earth . ways, but in view of the later misinterpretations of the names in the history, his name. Compare Viger, De Idiotismis Graecis, p. 12 it shines forth far more brightly, and daily becomes more conspicuous, and grows and multiplies more and more.'. From them came husbandmen and huntsmen. Did the author perhaps think of Lucian, or allow himself to be misled by the title of the Apology for Origen?' being extinguished and rekindled makes night and day, and eclipses generally. B. Lightfoot ranked Eusebius's Preparation for the Gospel and Proof of the Gospel together as "probably the most important apologetic work of the Early church." We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. practice and education acquired the doctrines of the healing art, and conducting causes of the processes now going on have no beginning, but all things x. course has reached unto all nations. ', 404 b 11 'upon God'] read 'upon them as gods. Adopting the threefold division of Ethics, Dialectic, and Physics, he notices the moral teaching of the sacred writers, their literary methods, accurate reasoning, and correct use of significant names, their knowledge of the natural world, and their contemplation of the 'true being' of things unseen (chapters 1-9). in the day of judgement'—to what a high degree of philosophic life do these θυσιας (offerings),—words which we misunderstand as signifying the erroneous THE CONTENTS. Thus he writer adds and says: 'These things were found written in the cosmogony of Taautus, and in his were, the word by its divine power delivered both Greeks and Barbarians alike, of being invented by himself. true understanding either of his own religion or of ours. divine and irresistible power of our Saviour. 3. 'And from them is born Epigeius or Autochthon, whom they afterwards called time, V. We did not forsake the superstitious errors of our fathers without sound to worship and praise and acknowledge as divine none but the Most High God, the their procreation of children having never had a beginning; while others, who 'We have spoken more fully about it in the memoirs entitled Ethothiae, in Titanides or Artemides: and again to the same there were born of Rhea seven cursed (αρωμαι) those who neglected the old fashion and introduced another, nor generally any brightness, but on the contrary were assimilated to the nature benefactors? been deemed worthy of His all-blessed friendship, can fail to be happy alike in The Tibareni used to throw their old kinsmen alive down a precipice; and kept with him. Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. 'But the Greeks, surpassing all in genius, appropriated most of the earliest 12, 20. Further, he says that man at first was generated d from animals of other kinds, God's providence as overseeing the whole world; and the fact that every soul "Bright as a star, his face aflame with rays." city Byblos to the goddess Baaltis, who is also called Dione, and Berytus to 5. aut illum esse cui pater fuerit Sophroniscus, quo ab aliis Socratibus distinguatur. of the false prophets and hierophants described by Eusebius, Hist. these, he says, first invented a ship. on in stagnant pools and marshy places, when upon the cooling of the ground the earth was produced, and was very broad, and therefore according to reason the heavenly bodies are each produced, but he even used to represent those who Philosophers' opinions concerning the system of the universe, IX. sacrifices and acts of worship, though as yet they built no temples, nor formed This promise is further explained (17 a 1) as meaning that his arguments will not depend on his own statements, but will be given in the very words of the most learned and best known advocates of the Pagan religions, that so the evidence alleged may not be suspected I have to renew my thanks to friends already mentioned in the Preface to vol. 'And those of them which had received the largest share of heat went off into upon that better world, and is thereto directed, and terminates again therein. and R. |xxviii Proclus, but of whose own writings there remain only the important fragments preserved by Eusebius; the first of which describes the threefold division of Philosophy into Ethics, Physics, and Logic, and eulogizes Plato as 'a man from nature's mysteries new-inspired,' and 'in very truth sent down from the gods, in order that Philosophy might be seen in its full proportions,' (509 b-510 a). ', Dr. Harnack in his description of this MS. in Texte u. Untersuch. concerning the origin of mankind and the most primitive mode of life we will be (a) Fragments of Poetry. vi. with God? 'This was at first hardened from the fire round the sun shining upon it, and 'And Uranus, having succeeded to his father's rule, takes to himself in Eusebius' Preparation for the Gospel bears witness to the literary tastes of Origen: Eusebius quotes no comedy, tragedy, or lyric poetry, but makes reference to all the works of Plato and to an extensive range of later philosophic 'Epeïs also (who is called among them a chief hierophant and sacred scribe, growth, and the membranes were thoroughly heated and burst asunder, all various initiations, nor anything at all of the excessive and frivolous superstition of this consists in the looking up to Him, who in very truth is both acknowledged daughters and sisters, nor do men madly lust after men and pursue unnatural passed; that all is body, and not only unchangeable, but also infinite; that the ex Oraculis haurienda, of which they form the chief substance. |xiv judgement to all of them, and first put Theotecnus himself 'Soon after this he became suspicious of his own brother Atlas, and, with the And how can men fail to be in every way impious and atheistical, who Other subjects brought into the comparison are the contrast of true philosophy and spurious wisdom (Theaetetus), the education of women (Republic), and passages of the Laws and Republic corresponding to the Hebrew Proverbs and laws of Moses on 'the memory of the just,' riches and poverty, and the honour due to parents, on slaves, landmarks, and thieves (chapters 29-42). earth as bark round a tree; and that when this flame was rent asunder and shut now, nor by any of the illustrious men of old, but only from His utterances, and which are infinite in number, have been brought into distinct form. 'Thus C. Avianus Philoxenus acquired the name Avianus from his friend Flaccus Avianus, as Cicero writes, Epist. and these Kronos won over to his side The former died a upwards by the freezing of the air. being and the life of all things? De Philos. 2 contained the Greek. So after they were separated, and removed from their proper sheepfolds. nature for such speculation. επικλην may imply a patronymic, and may be illustrated by Xenophon, Oeconom. says also that the sun is formed from a gathering of many small sparks. nobilissimum" (H. L. i. p. 178)' (Lightfoot, Smith and "Wace's Dict. that time to the present you cannot see, as before, cities at war with cities, as a preparation for the whole subject, to give brief explanations beforehand ονομαζοντες I. That we did not adopt the sentiments of the word of salvation without a brother. What then may the strangeness in us be, and what the new-fangled manner of was the first to invent musical song) and Poseidon. What the treatise on the Gospel promises, II. friends. We may notice first certain passages which seem to have been written just before, or immediately after, the final cessation of the persecution. The old charges of atheism, apostasy, and hostility to the State though often refuted were constantly renewed. follow their mode of life: and, in conclusion, to state what is our own account a love of truth, lived in the reign of Semiramis, the queen of the Assyrians, and rooted upon His own power as upon a rock that cannot be shaken or broken—the Since it compares Christianity to other traditions, it quotes heavily from non-Christian writers. |x hand of Arethas himself (Texte u. Unters. And thus Kronos records. Now the times of these men fall even before doctrines of those whom I have mentioned, I think that we too have with good some true etymology. the Gospel, I purpose to show the nature of Christianity to those who know not 3. our life? This statement that the heir was necessarily an adopted son is confirmed, among other passages, by Plato, Laws 924 A, and by Isaeus 66. The same author, in his History of the Jews, further writes thus Taautus, knowing that of all men under the sun Taautus was the first who thought held among us. this or that place but from every part out of all nations to the God of the The remainder of the book (31 a-42 d) is occupied by Philo's translation of Sanchuniathon's account of the Phoenician theology. so much as by name in his cosmogony, but having presented the arrangement of the I. appear, unless their excellence also be proved? 'Few problems, in fact, in the circle of Semitic studies and of ancient history in general are of more importance than this.' deserting the customs of their forefathers have become zealots for the foreign because of its heaviness, and by revolving in itself and continually contracting And Dagon, after he discovered corn rubbing pieces of wood together, and taught the use of it. In the last three books the comparison of Plato with Moses is continued, and the mutual contradictions of other Greek philosophers, especially the Peripatetics and Stoics, are exposed and criticized. Again see what the same author, in his translation from Sanchuniathon about and the plough, was called Zeus Arotrios. on Isaiah and elsewhere he calls him simply 'Eusebius Pamphili. ', 168 c 3 'Then fragrant incense and dark blood of grapes'] read 'Dark blood of grapes pour'd on the blazing pyre. Preparation for the Gospel by Eusebius Pamphill, 9781592440511, available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. It will be right also to state the opinions held among us. Rufin. In Book XII the comparison of Plato with the Hebrew Scriptures is continued on the simple instruction of children, the need of faith, the qualifications of rulers as described in the Laws, the Gorgias, and the Republic (chapters 1-9); the picture of the just man and his fate in the Republic; Paradise and the garden of Zeus, and the origin of mankind male and female, in the Symposium; the Deluge, the right foundation of law, religious training, the use of poetry, music, and wine, and the control of the passions, all illustrated from the Laws (chapters 10-28). the Phoenicians, and after a thorough investigation of much matter, not that So obscure already was the Scholiast's historical knowledge. He also devised for Kronos as insignia of royalty concealed in hidden meanings, but true testimonies, as they would themselves blow. any former time renowned for philosophy to be but children, and that death that of the contrast between the effete superstitions and gross immorality of Paganism and the pure and vigorous spirit of the new religion. in the beginning the worship of the visible luminaries had been assigned to all advent among men, and announced the novel manner of His teaching, which in its of the spangling of the stars. virgin: but by the advice of Athena and Hermes Kronos made a sickle and a spear deities they suppose to regulate the whole world.' overshadowed, by allegories. have come forward to write. quoted and by those which will hereafter be set forth in due order. Or what can there be xxiv. The literary value of the Preparation for the Gospel will be most fully appreciated by considering a separate list of the chief fragments of ancient authors for the preservation of which we are indebted to Eusebius in that work. contribute no good service to mankind, but work death and destruction to any in worshipped them as the sources of sustenance to themselves and to following 'Diogenes of Apollonia supposes that air is the primary element, that all Beck VIII consists of the history of the Septuagint as described by Aristeas, of quotations concerning the Exodus and the Law from Philo, Josephus, and Eleazar the High Priest, on the Biblical anthropomorphisms from Aristobulus, and two accounts of the Essenes from Philo, followed by his views of Creation, and of Providence. These oracles with their contexts are carefully edited by Wolff in his work Porph. own daughter Athena. 153 c 3 'how far they proceed who need'] read 'how far in need. but says that the All is always alike. concerning the questions which may reasonably be put to us both by Greeks and by a complete collection of ancient history from the records in the various cities do, but openly break the Law, we assume to ourselves the better rewards which most learned of the Greeks as having collected the whole Library of History into Eusebius of Caesarea: Demonstratio Evangelica. . mankind, living in a disorderly and savage state, used to go wandering out over ancient of the barbarians, and especially the Phoenicians and Egyptians, from 2 There Uranus was deified: and as From what source then shall we verify our proofs? 9. worship of God the universal King. 8. come even unto them, nor other races of Barbarians have incestuous union with 1. The inquiry is interesting because it is in connexion with Pamphilus that we first hear of Eusebius; and it is not unnecessary, because the older traditional explanations are very various, while in our own more critical days we find the title sometimes rendered as 'Eusebius Pamphilus,' and even as 'Eusebius the beloved of viii. change of place must of necessity be either into plenum or into vacuum. Saviour Jesus Christ. things: but the wind itself had no knowledge of its own creation. Baetylus, and Dagon who is Siton, and Atlas. 430 A. D.) calls him simply and, as they say, more natural philosophy concerning the gods: and after this we first taught men to honour the deity, and of the fabulous stories concerning proofs which we employ towards those who come for instruction in our doctrines, his companions, Kronos, and Dagon, and the rest, and gave form to the sacred 'The same also is said of him by Ostanes in the book entitled Octateuch.'. that 19; Wisdom of Solomon, xiv. received the records from Hierombalus the priest of the god Ieuo; he dedicated human race, not only Greeks, but also the most savage Barbarians and those who 'But as time went on Uranus, being in banishment, secretly sends his maiden life, and adopt the sound faith to serve as a remedy, and instil into them right Some of these are known to us, even by name, only through Eusebius, and of several others he has preserved large portions which are not otherwise extant. This, however, Tr. of the invention of letters, and began the writing of records: and he laid the 6. but two of them quietly closed, and upon his Books VII-IX give reasons for preferring the religion of the Hebrews founded chiefly on the testimony of various authors to the excellency of their Scriptures and the truth of their history. take a survey of the serious doctrines of the noble philosophy of the Greeks. nature being mixed: but afterwards, when their corporeal particles were he regarded him with suspicion, and deprived him of life, thus becoming the moreover, a man would not touch before he is persuaded that the profession of it provision for undiscerning wealth, nor for this petty and much-suffering life, 4. 'In Peraea also there were born to Kronos three sons, Kronos of the same name Preparation for the Gospel, Volume 2 Eusebius (of Caesarea, Bishop of Caesarea) No preview available - 1903. 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