John Chrysostom, from book 1, folio 5 recto of Les vrais pourtraits et vies des hommes illustres grecz, latins et payens (1584) by André Thevet

John Chrysostom’s Picture of His Age

Today’s free book is a brief study of the life of the “golden-mouthed” preacher of the early church, John Chrysostom, and the society in which he lived. My thanks to Book Aid for making a copy of this public domain title available for digitisation.

Anonymous, St. Chrysostom’s Picture of His Age. London: SPCK, 1875. Hbk. pp.220. [Click here to visit the download page for this title]

Table of Contents

  1. St. Chrysostom’s Birth and Residence at Antioch
  2. Residence at Constantinople
  3. The Last Years of St. Chrysostom
  4. Scenes of St. Chrysostom’s Labours
  5. The Man of Fashion
  6. LIfe in the City
  7. City Ladies
  8. The Clergy—Conclusion

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