Donor challenge: Your generous donation will be matched 2-to-1 right now. Your $5 becomes $15! Dear Internet Archive Supporter,. I ask only. [German Version]. Compiled around , this Byzantine chronicle of the world ( Chronicles: I) extends to the year and is an important source for the time of. Project progress: problems which the project leader came across during the edition project of the Chronicon paschale (Textstrata, Codex Unicus errors, previous.

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The writers enjoy describing extraordinary events, such as earthquakes and the appearance of comets.

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Van der Essen, L. The people prayed for God to protect his temple, [‘A] and suddenly angels riding on horses appeared from heaven. Byzantine chronicles 7th-century history books Byzantine literature 7th-century historians Byzantine historians. It is the first attempt at chronology of the so-called Byzantine, or Roman, Era followed by the Greek Church until modern times. Cleopatra built the Pharus [lighthouse] at Alexandria the Great on the so-called island of Proteus.

Ptolemy the second Euergetes gave his daughter in marriage to Alexanderthe king of Syria and Asia. The consul Antonius decreed that the month of Quintilis should be called Julybecause [Julius Caesar] was born in that month.

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In Antioch the Great the freedom of the city, after it had come under Roman control, was proclaimed on the 20th day of the month of Artemisiusas authorised by Julius Caesar. Simon became the 12th high priest at Jerusalem, for 22 years. He handed over the position of high priest to Hyrcanusthe son of Alexander and Alexandra Salina, and appointed a certain Antipater of Ascalon to govern Palestine.

The intervening period was years, which is 69 “sevens” of years, the same figure which was pronounced in the prophecy of Daniel. He dedicated his commentaries on the books of Moses to Ptolemy Philometor.


The so-called ‘Byzantine’ or ‘Roman’ era which continued in use in Greek Orthodox Christianity until the end of Turkish rule as the ‘Julian calendar’ was adopted in the Chronicum as the foundation of chronology; in accordance with which the date of the creation is given as 21 March Jaddus was high priest for 20 years.

The consul Camillus executed his own son, because he joined battle contrary to his father’s orders, even though he won the battle. Aristobulus was high priest for 1 year.

Like many chroniclers, the author of this popular account relates anecdotes, physical descriptions of the chief personages which at times are careful portraitsextraordinary events such as earthquakes and the appearance of comets, and links Church history with a supposed Biblical chronology.

Oniasthe son of Jaddus, for 21 years.

This Aristobulus, the son of Jonathan Hyrcanuswas the first to assume the royal diadem as well as the title of high priest. In the year of these consuls, the [events of] the first book of Maccabees took chroonicon.

Later Herodeswho was king of the Jews pascchale a foreigner, rebuilt the city and called it Sebaste. When the Romans learnt of the power of the Egyptians and Cleopatra, Antonius left Rome and led an army against Cleopatra and the Egyptians, and as far as the region of Persiabecause they were causing turmoil in the East.

Hyrcanus rebuilt the walls of Jerusalem, which had been destroyed by Pompeius.

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They regarded most events from the point of view of church historychromicon which the chronological plan of the Bible was made to agree. Since he was unable to harm Onias, and was forced into exile, he decided to betray his country. The work was probably written during the last ten years of the reign of Heraclius. With thanks to Fr.

Another Onias was high priest for 24 years. Regrettably, I can’t reply to every letter, but I greatly appreciate your feedback — especially notifications about typographical errors and inappropriate ads. For the editions and the manuscripts cf. Soon afterwards he deposed Ananelus and gave the title of high priest to his wife’s brother, Aristobulus the son of Hyrcanus.


Ptolemythe son of Lagus and Arsinoebecame the first [king] of Egypt, for 40 years. Then glory was given to Godand the scriptures were recognised as being truly inspired, because they had all produced the same translation. After marching on Rome and capturing it, he killed the senators. Being a Byzantine chronicle, it shows all the peculiarities of this branch of the literature of the Eastern Empire.

The high priests who were leaders of the Jews, or Hebrewsafter the return from Babylon to Jerusalem: Dedicated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

The editor of New Advent is Kevin Knight. For certain chronological annotations the writer may have made use of the Easter tables of the Dioceses of Alexandria and Antioch. Oniasfor 29 years. Eliasibus was high priest for 40 years. In the year of these consuls, the paschqle Cicero died on May 1st. In recounting the events of ecclesiastical history paschalw principal sources used by the writer are the “Chronicle” and the “Ecclesiastical History” of Eusebius and the “Chronographia” of Malalas.

Sempronius Asellius himself points out this difference in the public appealed to and in the style of composition which distinguished the chroniclers Annales from the historians Historia of Byzantium. John Hilkert, Akron, Ohio.

After reaching the history of Abraham he follows the “Chronicle” of Eusebius always bearing in mind his ecclesiastical purpose and another authority which probably agreed with the old Byzantine chronicles of Panodorus or Annanius And this Julius Caesar was proclaimed dictator in Antioch the Great on the 23rd day of the same month of Artemisius. The scriptures were translated within 72 days on the island chrknicon Pharos.