Pamphili Eusebius – Ecclesiastical History

Book I.  The Person and Work of Christ

  1. The plan of the work
  2. Summary view of the pre-existence and divinity of our Saviour and Lord Jesus Christ
  3. The Name Jesus and Also the Name Christ Were Known from the Beginning, and Were Honored by the Inspired Prophets
  4. The Religion Proclaimed by Him to All Nations Was Neither New Nor Strange
  5. The Time of His Appearance Among Men
  6. About the Time of Christ, in Accordance with Prophecy, the Rulers Who Had Governed the Jewish Nation in Regular Succession from the Days of Antiquity Came to an End, and Herod, the First Foreigner, Became King
  7. The Alleged Discrepancy in the Gospels in Regard to the Genealogy of Christ
  8. The Cruelty of Herod Toward the Infants, and the Manner of His Death
  9. The Times of Pilate
  10. The High Priests of the Jews Under Whom Christ Taught
  11. Testimonies in Regard to John the Baptist and Christ
  12. The Disciples of Our Saviour
  13. Narrative Concerning the Prince of the Edessences

Book II.  The Apostles

  1. The Course pursued by the Apostles after the Ascension of Christ
  2. How Tiberius was affected when informed by Pilate concerning Christ
  3. The Doctrine of Christ soon spread throughout All the World
  4. After the Death of Tiberius, Caius appointed Agrippa King of the Jews, having punished Herod with Perpetual Exile
  5. Philo’s Embassy to Caius in Behalf of the Jews
  6. The Misfortunes which overwhelmed the Jews after their Presumption against Christ
  7. Pilate’s Suicide
  8. The Famine which took Place in the Reign of Claudius
  9. The Martyrdom of James the Apostle
  10. Agrippa, who was also called Herod, having persecuted the Apostles, immediately experienced the Divine Vengeance
  11. The Impostor Theudas and his Followers
  12. Helen, the Queen of the Osrhoenians
  13. Simon Magus
  14. The Preaching of the Apostle Peter in Rome
  15. The Gospel according to Mark
  16. Mark first proclaimed Christianity to the Inhabitants of Egypt
  17. Philo’s Account of the Ascetics of Egypt
  18. The Works of Philo that have came down to us
  19. The Calamity which befell the Jews in Jerusalem on the Day of the Passover
  20. The Events which took Place in Jerusalem during the Reign of Nero
  21. The Egyptian, who is mentioned also in the Acts of the Apostles
  22. Paul having been sent bound from Judea to Rome, made his Defense, and was acquitted of every Charge
  23. The Martyrdom of James, who was called the Brother of the Lord
  24. Annianus the First Bishop of the Church of Alexandria after Mark
  25. The Persecution under Nero in which Paul and Peter were honored at Rome with Martyrdom in Behalf of Religion
  26. The Jews, afflicted with Innumerable Evils, commenced the Last War against the Romans

Book III.  Missions and Persecutions

  1. The Parts of the World in which the Apostles preached Christ
  2. The First Ruler of the Church of Rome
  3. The Epistles of the Apostles
  4. The First Successors of the Apostles
  5. The Last Siege of the Jews after Christ
  6. The Famine which oppressed them
  7. The Predictions of Christ
  8. The Signs which preceded the War
  9. Josephus and the Works which he has left
  10. The Manner in which Josephus mentions the Divine Books
  11. Symeon rules the Church of Jerusalem after the martyrdom of James and the conquest of Jerusalem which immediately followed
  12. Vespasian commands the Descendants of David to be sought
  13. Anencletus, the Second Bishop of Rome
  14. Abilius, the Second Bishop of Alexandria
  15. Clement, the Third Bishop of Rome
  16. The Epistle of Clement
  17. The Persecution under Domitian
  18. The Apostle John and the Apocalypse
  19. Domitian commands the Descendants of David to be slain
  20. The Relatives of our Saviour
  21. Cerdon becomes the Third Ruler of the Church of Alexandria
  22. Ignatius, the Second Bishop of Antioch
  23. Narrative concerning John the Apostle
  24. The Order of the Gospels
  25. The Divine Scriptures that are accepted and those that are not
  26. Menander the Sorcerer
  27. The Heresy of the Ebionites
  28. Cerinthus the Heresiarch
  29. Nicolaus and the Sect named after him
  30. The Apostles that were married
  31. The Death of John and Philip
  32. Symeon, Bishop of Jerusalem, suffers Martyrdom
  33. Trajan forbids the Christians to be sought after
  34. Evarestus, the Fourth Bishop of the Church of Rome
  35. Justus, the Third Bishop of Jerusalem
  36. Ignatius and his Epistles
  37. The Evangelists that were still Eminent at that Time
  38. The Epistle of Clement and the Writings falsely ascribed to him
  39. The Writings of Papias

Book IV.  Bishops, Writings, and Martyrdoms

  1. The bishops of Rome and Alexandria in the reign of Trajan
  2. The calamities of the Jews about this time
  3. The authors who wrote in the defense of the faith in the reign of Adrian
  4. The bishops of Alexandria and Rome, under the same emperor
  5. The bishops of Jerusalem from the period of our Saviour until these times
  6. The Last Siege of the Jews under Adrian
  7. The Persons that became at that Time Leaders of Knowledge falsely so-called
  8. Ecclesiastical Writers
  9. The Epistle of Adrian, decreeing that we should not be punished without a Trial
  10. The Bishops of Rome and of Alexandria during the Reign of Antoninus
  11. The Heresiarchs of that Age
  12. The apology of Justin, addressed to Antoninus
  13. The epistle of Antoninus to the assembly of Asia, respecting our doctrine
  14. Circumstances related of Polycarp, an apostolic man
  15. The Martyrdom of Polycarp, with others at Smyrna
  16. Justin the Philosopher preaches the Word of Christ in Rome and suffers Martyrdom
  17. The Martyrs whom Justin intentions in his Own Work
  18. The Works of Justin which have come down to us
  19. The Rulers of the Churches of Rome and Alexandria during the Reign of Ferns
  20. The Rulers of the Church of Antioch
  21. The Ecclesiastical Writers that flourished in Those Days
  22. Hegesippus and the Events which he mentions
  23. Dionysius, Bishop of Corinth, and the Epistles which he wrote
  24. Theaphilus Bishop of Antioch
  25. Philip and Modestus
  26. Melito and the Circumstances which he records
  27. Apolinarius, Bishop of the Church of Hierapolis
  28. Musanus and his Writings
  29. The Heresy of Tatian
  30. Bardesanes the Syrian and his Extant Works

Book V.  Western Heroes, Eastern Heretics

  1. The Number of those who fought for Religion in Gaul under Verus and the Nature of their Conflicts
  2. The Martyrs, beloved of God, kindly ministered unto those who fell in the Persecution
  3. The Vision which appeared in a Dream to the Witness Attalus
  4. Irenaeus commended by the Witnesses in a Letter
  5. God sent Rain from Heaven for Marcus Aurelius Caesar in Answer to the Prayers of our People
  6. Catalogue of the Bishops of Rome
  7. Even down to those Times Miracles were performed by the Faithful
  8. The Statements of Irenaeus in regard to the Divine Scriptures
  9. The Bishops under Commodus
  10. Pantaenus the Philosopher
  11. Clement of Alexandria
  12. The Bishops in Jerusalem
  13. Rhodo and his Account of the Dissension of Marcion
  14. The False Prophets of the Phrygians
  15. The Schism of Blastus at Rome
  16. The Circumstances related of Montanus and his False Prophets
  17. Miltiades and his Works
  18. The Manner in which Apollonius refuted the Phrygians, and the Persons whom he mentions
  19. Serapion on the Heresy of the Phrygians
  20. The Writings of Irenaeus against the Schismatics at Rome
  21. How Appolonius suffered Martyrdom at Rome
  22. The Bishops that were well known at this Time
  23. The Question then agitated concerning the Passover
  24. The Disagreement in Asia
  25. How All came to an Agreement respecting the Passover
  26. The Elegant Works of Irenaeus which have come down to us
  27. The Works of Others that flourished at that Time
  28. Those who first advanced the Heresy of Artemon; their Manner of Life, and how they dared to corrupt the Sacred Scriptures

Book VI.  Origen and Atrocities at Alexandria

  1. The Persecution under Severus
  2. The Training of Origen from Childhood
  3. While still very Young, he taught diligently the Word of Christ
  4. The first of these was Plutarch, who was mentioned just above
  5. Potamiaena
  6. Clement of Alexandria
  7. The Writer, Judas
  8. Origen’s Daring Deed
  9. The Miracles of Narcissus
  10. The Bishops of Jerusalem
  11. Alexander
  12. Serapion and his Extant Works
  13. The Writings of Clement
  14. The Scriptures mentioned by him
  15. Heraclas
  16. Origen’s Earnest Study of the Divine Scriptures
  17. The Translator Symmachus
  18. Ambrose
  19. Circumstances related of Origen
  20. The Extant Works of the Writers of that Age
  21. The Bishops that were well known at that Time
  22. The Works of Hippolytus which have reached us
  23. Origen’s Zeal and his Elevation to the Presbyterate
  24. The Commentaries which he prepared at Alexandria
  25. His Review of the Canonical Scriptures
  26. Heraclas becomes Bishop of Alexandria
  27. How the Bishops regarded Origen
  28. The Persecution under Maximinus
  29. Fabianus, who was wonderfully designated Bishop of Rome by God
  30. The Pupils of Origen
  31. Africanus
  32. The Commentaries which Origen composed in Caesarea in Palestine
  33. The Error of Beryllus
  34. Philip Caesar
  35. Dionysius succeeds Heraclas in the Episcopate
  36. Other Works of Origen
  37. The Dissension of the Arabians
  38. The Heresy of the Elkesites
  39. The Persecution under Decius, and the Sufferings of Origen
  40. The Events which happened to Dionysius
  41. The Martyrs in Alexandria
  42. Others of whom Dionysius gives an Account
  43. Novatus, his Manner of Life and his Heresy
  44. Dionysius’ Account of Serapion
  45. An Epistle of Dionysius to Novatus
  46. Other Epistles of Dionysius

Book VII.  Dionysius and Dissent

  1. The Wickedness of Decius and Gallus
  2. The Bishops of Rome in those Times
  3. Cyprian, and the Bishops with him, first taught that it was necessary to purify by Baptism those converted from Heresy
  4. The Epistles which Dionysius wrote on this Subject
  5. The Peace following the Persecution
  6. The Heresy of Sabellius
  7. The Abominable Error of the Heretics; the Divine Vision of Dianysius; and the Ecclesiastical Canon which he received
  8. The Heterodoxy of Navatus
  9. The Ungodly Baptism of the Heretics
  10. Valerian and the Persecution under him
  11. The Events which happened at this Time to Dionysius and those in Egypt
  12. The Martyrs in Caesarea in Palestine
  13. The Peace under Gallienus
  14. The Bishops that flourished at that Time
  15. The Martyrdom of Marinus at Caesarea
  16. Story in Regard to Astyrius
  17. The Signs at Paneas of the Great Might of our Saviour
  18. The Statue which the Woman with an Issue of Blood erected
  19. The Episcopal Chair of James
  20. The Festal Epistles of Dionysius, in which he also gives a Paschal Canon
  21. The Occurrences at Alexandria
  22. The Pestilence which came upon them
  23. The Reign of Gallienus
  24. Nepos and his Schism
  25. The Apocalypse of John
  26. The Epistles of Dionysius
  27. Paul of Samosata, and the Heresy introduced by hint at Antioch
  28. The Illustrious Bishops of that Time
  29. Paul, having been refuted by Malchion, a Presbyter from the Sophists, was excommunicated
  30. The Epistle of the Bishops against Paul
  31. The Perversive Heresy of the Manicheans which began at this Time
  32. The Distinguished Ecclesiastics of our Day, and which of them survived until the Destruction of the Churches

Book VIII.  The Great Persecution

  1. The Events which preceded the Persecution in our times
  2. The Destruction of the Churches
  3. The Nature of the Conflicts endured in the Persecution
  4. The Famous Martyrs of God, who filled Every Place with their Memory and won Various Crowns in behalf of Religion
  5. Those in Nicomedia
  6. Those in the Palace
  7. The Egyptians in Phoenicia
  8. These in Egypt
  9. Those in Thebais
  10. The Writings of Phileas the Martyr describing the Occurrences at Alexandria
  11. Those in Phrygia
  12. Many Others, both Men and Women, who suffered in Various Ways
  13. The Bishops of the Church that evinced by their Blood the Genuineness of the Religion which they preached
  14. The Character of the Enemies of Religion
  15. The Events which happened to the Heathen
  16. The Change of Affairs for the Better
  17. The Revocation of the Rulers

Book IX.  The Great Deliverance

  1. The Pretended Relaxation
  2. The Subsequent Reverse
  3. The Newly Erected Statue at Antioch
  4. The Memorials against us
  5. The Forged Acts
  6. Those who suffered Martyrdom at this Time
  7. The Decree against us which was engraved on Pillars
  8. The Misfortunes which happened in Connection with these Things, in Famine, Pestilence, and War
  9. The Victory of the God-Beloved Emperors
  10. The Overthrow of the Tyrants and the Words, which they uttered before their Death
  11. The Final Destruction of the Enemies of Religion

Book X.  Constantine and Peace

  1. The Peace granted us by God
  2. The Restoration of the Churches
  3. The Dedications in Every Place
  4. Panegyric on the Splendor of Affairs
  5. Copies of Imperial Laws
  6. Copy of an Imperial Epistle in which Money is granted to the Churches
  7. The Exemption of the Clergy
  8. The Subsequent Wickedness of Licinius, and his Death
  9. The Victory of Constantine, and the Blessings which under him accrued to the Subjects of the Roman Empire