Ambrose of Milan

Lives of the Fathers by Frederic W. Farrar

Dean F.W. Farrar provides us with over 1,500 pages on the lives of individual church fathers.

My thanks to Book Aid for making a copy of this two volume set available for digitisation.

Frederic William Farrar [1831-1903], Lives of the Fathers. Sketches of Church History in Biography, 2 Vols. London: Adam & Charles Black, 1907. Hbk. pp.781+737. [Click to visit the download page for these volumes]

Contents, Vol. 1

  • Preface
  • Chronological Table (Roman Emperors)
  • Chronological Table (Bishops of Rome)
  • General Chronology
  • Introductory
  1. St Ignatius of Antioch, Bishop and Martyr
  2. St. Polycarp of Smryna, Bishop and Martyr
  3. St. Irenaeus
  4. St. Justin the Martyr
  5. Tertullian
  6. St. Cyprian
  7. Clement of Alexandria
  8. Origen
  9. St. Athanasius
  10. St. Hilary of Poitiers
  11. St. Martin of Tours
  12. St. Gregory of Nazianzus

Contents, Vol. 2

  1. St. Basil
  2. St. Gregory of Nyssa
  3. St. Ambrose, Bishop of Milan
  4. St. Jerome
  5. St. Augustine
  6. St. Chrysostom
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