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A Dictionary of Early Christian Biography

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Ebionism and Ebionites Edesius Elagabalus, Emperor
Elesbaan, a King, Hermit, and Saint of Ethiopia Eleusius, Bishop of Cyzicus Eleutherus, Bishop of Rome
Elias I, Bishop of Jerusalem Elkesai, Elkesaites Elpidius (8), Bishop of Laodicea
Emilianus (8), Solitary Encratites Ennodius (1) Magnus Felix, Bishop of Pavia
Ephraim (4) the Syrian Ephraim (6), Bishop of Antioch and Patriarch Epiphanes, a Gnostic Writer
Epiphanius Scholasticus Epiphanius, Bishop of Salamis Epiphanius, Patriarch of Constantinople
Eraclius, Deacon of the Church of Hippo Ethelbert, King of Kent Etheria
Eucherius, Saint, Bishop of Lyons Euchites Eudoxius, Bishop of Constantinople
Eulalius, an Antipope Eulogius, Bishop of Edessa Eunomius, Bishop of Cyzicus
Euphemitae, Praying People Euphemius, Patriarch of Constantinople Euprepius, Bishop of Bizya
Euric, King of Toulouse Eusebius (126), Eunuch Under Constantius Ii Eusebius (48), Bishop of Laodicea
Eusebius (60), Bishop of Nicomedia Eusebius (96), Presbyter, Confessor at Rome Eusebius (99), Presbyter of Cremona
Eusebius Emesenus, Bishop of Emesa Eusebius of Alexandria, a Writer of Sermons Eusebius of Caesarea
Eusebius, Bishop of Caesarea Eusebius, Bishop of Dorylaeum Eusebius, Bishop of Pelusium
Eusebius, Bishop of Rome Eusebius, Bishop of Samosata Eusebius, Bishop of Vercellae
Eustathius (22), Bishop of Berytus Eustathius (3), Bishop of Berrhoea Eustathius, Bishop of Sebaste
Eustochium, 3rd Daughter of Paula Eustochius (6), Patriarch of Jerusalem Euthalius (5), Deacon of Alexandria
Eutherius, Bishop of Tyana Euthymius (4), Abbat in Palestine Eutyches and Eutychianism
Eutychianus, Bishop of Rome Eutychius Euzoius, Arian Bishop of Antioch
Evagrius Evagrius of Antioch Evagrius Ponticus, Anchoret and Writer
Evaristus, Bishop of Rome Evodius, Bishop of Antioch Eznik, Armenian Doctor of the Church
Henry Wace
Henry Wace

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Designed to render to a wider circle, alike of clergy and of laity, the service which, as is generally admitted, has been rendered to the learned world by The Dictionary of Christian Biography, Literature, Sects, and Doctrines, published under the editorship of Dr. Wace and the late Dr. Wm. Smith, about twenty years ago, in four large volumes.

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