By Andrew Carriker

This quantity reconstructs the contents of the library in Roman Palestine of Eusebius of Caesarea (ca. 265-339) through studying Eusebius significant works, the "Ecclesiastical History," "Chronicon," "Preparation for the Gospel," and "Life of Constantine." After surveying the historical past of the library from its origins as an ecclesiastical archive and its actual starting place via Origen of Alexandria to its disappearance within the 7th century, it discusses how Eusebius used his assets after which examines what particular works have been on hand within the library in chapters dedicated to philosophical works, poetry and rhetoric, histories, Jewish and Christian works, and modern files. The publication ends with an invaluable record of the contents of the library."

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