Dr. Paul L. Maier's award-winning translation, Josephus: The Essential Works, now has a companion volume in a brilliant, word-for-word translation of and commentary on Eusebius's great Church History. Beginning with Jesus of Nazareth and ending with Constantine the Great, the first Christian emperor in the early part of the fourth century, Eusebius presents a panorama of apostles, church fathers, elders, bishops, heroes, heretics, confessors, and martyrs. Thistitle is availablein a full-color hardcover edition, but this is a paperback version that features the following:
More than 150 black & white photographs, maps, and illustrations (fewer than the hardcover, and no color)
An informative introduction to Eusebius and his works
Commentaries on the significant historical developments addressed in each book of The Church History
Four indices listing persons, places, and subjects cited, as well as photographs and illustrative material
This flowing, contemporary English translation remains faithful to the original Greek text but liberates Eusebius from previous outdated and stilted works, creating a new standard primary resource for anyone, lay or professional, who is interested in the early history of Christianity.
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