Corpus ID: 164396639

History of the Church

  title={History of the Church},
  author={Philip R. Amidon},
  • Philip R. Amidon
  • Published 2016
  • History
  • Rufinus of Aquileia's History of the Church, published in EURO402 or 403, is a translation and continuation of that of Eusebius of Caesarea. Eusebius's history tells the story of Christianity from its beginning down to the year 325 Rufinus carries the story forward to 395, the year of the death of Theodosius I. Rufinus demonstrates both a superb understanding of Eusebius's text and a tendency to translate it freely or even to misrepresent it when he judges that it does not do justice to the… CONTINUE READING