Eusebius of Caesarea from Andre Thevet
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Eusebius Pamphili, Bishop of Caesarea by F J Foakes Jackson

Frederick John Foakes Jackson [1855-1941], Eusebius Pamphili. Bishop of Caesarea in Palestine and first Christian Historian

Today’s free book is F J Foakes Jackson’s collection of five essays on Eusebius Pamphili, also known as Eusebius of Caesarea. This public domain title was digitised using the copy held in Spurgeon’s College library.

Frederick John Foakes Jackson [1855-1941], Eusebius Pamphili. Bishop of Caesarea in Palestine and first Christian Historian. A Study of the Man and His Writings. Five Essays. Cambridge: W. Heffer & Sons Ltd., 1933. Hbk. pp.153. [Click here to visit the download page for this title]

Table of Contents

  • Avant-Propos
  • Preface
  1. The Background
  2. The Life of Eusebius
  3. First Five Books of the History
  4. Rest of the History and the Life of Constantine
  5. Eusebius’ Other Works
  • Supplementary Note on Eusebius’ Chronology
  • Index

As a bonus, you can also download a collection of essays be Foakes Jackson on a number of church historians and the study of church history in general:

Frederick John Foakes Jackson [1855-1941], A History of Church History. Studies of Some Historians of the Christian Church. Cambridge: Heffer & Sons Ltd., 1939. Hbk. pp.194. [Click here to visit the download page for this title]

Table of Contents

  • Preface and Introduction
  1. The Origin and Development of Ecclesiastical History
  2. The Origin and Growth of the Canon of the New Testament
  3. TRhe Apostolic Tradition of Hippolytus and Other Church Orders
  4. Philo and Alexandrian Judaism
  5. Eusebius of Caesarea and his Predecessors
  6. The Greek Historians After Eusebius
  7. St. Augustine’s Philosophy of History
  8. Gregory, Bishop of Tours
  9. Adannan’s Life of Columba
  10. The Venerable Bede
  11. Anna Comnena
  12. Burnet’s History of the Reformation and of his own Times
  13. Gibbon’s Chapters on the Rise of Christianity
  14. The Books Recommended by Bishop Lightfoot

Main image: Eusebius of Caesarea from André Thevet, Les Vrais Pourtraits et Vies Hommes Illustres, 1584 edition supplied by the Special Collections Library, University of Michigan. See here for more details.

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