4th/5th Century Church Fathers

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  • Introduction to the Study of Church Fathers – H. B. Swete – Patristic Study (1902)church fathers
  • Edgar J. Goodspeed – Index Patristicus (1907) – Index of Greek words that occur in the church fathers.
  • NT quoted and commented on by Church Fathers: e-catena (chapter-by-chapter, verse-by-verse index – 12,517 cross-references)

History of Period

  1. Ambrose
    1. Biog. Sketch
    2. On the duties of the clergy (De Officiis Ministrorum) (Engl. transl.) – Introduction | Book 1 | Book 2 | Book 3 |
    3. On the Holy Spirit (De Spiritu Sancto) – Introduction | Book 1
      | Book 2 | Book 3
    4. On the Decease of His Brother Satyrus – Introduction | Book 1 | Book 2
    5. Exposition of the Christian Faith (De Fide) – Preface | Prefatory Note | Book 1 | Book 2 | Book 3 | Book 4 | Book 5
    6. On the Mysteries (De Mysteriis) – Introduction | Chapters 1 – 9
    7. Concerning Repentance (Libri duo de Pœnitentia) – Introduction | Book 1 | Book 2
    8. Concerning Virgins (De Virginibus) – Introduction | Book 1 | Book 2 | Book 3
    9. Concerning Widows (De Viduis) – Introduction | Chapters 1 –
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    10. Selected letters of Ambrose
  2. Athanasius
    1. Intro. to Athanasius | Biog. sketch
    2. Against the Heathen (Eng. transl.)
    3. On the Incarnation of the Word – Eng. transl. | Greek
    4. Deposition of Arius (Eng. transl.)
    5. Council of Nicaea/Letter of Eusebius (Eng. transl.)
    6. On Luke 10:22 (Matthew 11:27) (Eng. transl.)
    7. Letters (Eng. transl.)
    8. Circular Letter (Eng. transl.)
    9. Apology Against Arius (Apologia Contra Arianos) (Eng. transl.)
    10. Defense of the Nicene Definition (De Decretis) (Eng. transl.)
    11. The Opinion of Dionysius (De Sententia Dionysii) (Eng. transl.)
    12. Life of St. Antony (Vita S. Antoni) (Eng. transl.)
    13. To the Bishops of Egypt and Libya (Ad Episcopus Aegypti et Libyae) (Eng. transl.)
    14. Defense before Constantius (Apologia ad Constantium) (Eng. transl.)
    15. Defense of his Flight (Apologia de Fuga) (Eng. transl.)
    16. History of the Arians (Historia Arianorum) (Eng. transl.)
    17. Four Discourses Against the Arians (Eng. transl.)
    18. Councils of Arminum & Seleucia (De Synodis) (Eng. transl.)
    19. Tome to the People of Antioch (Tomus ad Antiochenos) (Eng. transl.)
    20. Letter of 90 Bishops of Egypt & Libya including Athanasius (Ad Afros Epistola Synodica) (Eng. transl.)
    21. Life of Athanasius (Historia Acephala) (Eng. transl.) [TOP]
  3. Augustine
    1. Intro. to Augustine | Biog. sketch
    2. Confessions (Intro. & Eng. transl.)
    3. Letters (Intro. & Eng. transl.)
    4. City of God (Intro. & Eng. transl.)
    5. Doctrinal & moral treatises (Intro. & Eng. transl.)
    6. Anti-Manichaean writings (Intro. & Eng. transl.)
    7. Anti-Donatist writings (Intro. & Eng. transl.)
    8. Anti-Pelagian Writings (Intro. & Eng. transl.)
    9. Exegetical & homiletical writings on the Gospels (Intro. & Eng. transl.)
    10. Homilies on John & First John (Intro. & Eng. transl.)
    11. Soliloquies (Intro. & Eng. transl.)
    12. Expositions on the Psalms (Intro. & Eng. transl.)
  4. Cyril of Alexandria
    1. Biography
    2. The Anathemas of Cyril in Opposition to Nestorius (Eng. transl.)
    3. Commentary on John [chaps. 1-8] (Eng. transl.)
    4. Index of works
  5. Eusebius of Caesarea
    1. Ecclesiastical History (A.D. 1 –324) (Eng. transl.)
    2. History of the Martyrs in Palestine (Intro. & Eng. transl.)
    3. Life of Constantine (Intro. & Eng. transl.)
    4. Oration of Constantine (Eng. transl.)
    5. Oration in praise of Constantine (Eng. transl.)
    6. Preparation for the Gospel (Intro. & Eng. transl.)
    7. Proof of the Gospel (Intro. & Eng. transl.) [TOP]
  6. Hilary of Poitiers
    1. Life of Hilary
    2. On the Councils (De Synodis) – Introduction | On the Councils
    3. On the Trinity (De Trinitate) – Introduction | Book 1 | Book 2 | Book 3 | Book 4 | Book 5 | Book 6 | Book 7 | Book 8 | Book 9 | Book 10 | Book 11 | Book 12
    4. Homilies on the Psalms – Introduction | Psalm 1 | Psalm 53 (54) | Psalm 130
  7. Jerome
    1. Intro. to Jerome | Biog. sketch
    2. Letters (Eng. transl.)
    3. The Perpetual Virginity of Blessed Mary (Eng. transl.)
    4. To Pammachius against John of Jerusalem (Eng. transl.)
    5. Dialogue against the Luciferians (Eng. transl.)
    6. The Life of Malchus, the captive monk (Eng. transl.)
    7. The Life of S. Hilarion (Eng. transl.)
    8. The Life of Paulus the First Hermit (Eng. transl.)
    9. Against Jovinianus (Eng. transl.)
    10. Against Vigilantius (Eng. transl.)
    11. Against the Pelagians (Eng. transl.)
    12. Preface to the Chronicle of Eusebius (Eng. transl.)
    13. Illustrious Men (De Viris Illustribus) (Eng. transl.)
    14. Apology for himself against the Books of Rufinus (Eng. transl.)
  8. John Chrysostom
    1. Intro. to Chrysostom | Biogr. sketch
    2. On the Priesthood, Ascetic Treatises, Select Homilies and Letters, Homilies on the Statutes (Eng. transl.)
    3. Homilies on the Gospel of St. Matthew (Eng. transl.)
    4. Homilies on the Acts of the Apostles and the Epistle to the Romans (Eng. transl.)
    5. Homilies on 1 and 2 Corinthians (Eng. transl.)
    6. Homilies on the Epistles to the Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, Thessalonians, Timothy, Titus, and Philemon (Intro. & Eng. transl.)
    7. Homilies on the Gospel of St. John and the Epistle to the Hebrews (Intro. & Eng. transl.)
  9. John of Damascus
    1. Life of John
    2. An Exact Exposition of the Orthodox Faith – Prologue | Book 1 | Book 2 | Book 3 | Book 4

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