Eusebius of Caesarea

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Eu·se·bi·us of Cae·sa·re·a

 (yo͞o-sē′bē-əs; sē′zə-rē′ə, sĕs′ə-, sĕz′ə-) ad 260?-340?
Palestinian theologian whose Ecclesiastical History, written in Greek, is a record of the chief events in the Christian Church until the year 324.
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Eu•se′bi•us of Caesare′a

(yuˈsi bi əs)
n.
(Pamphili) A.D. 263?–c340, Christian theologian and historian.
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Noun1.Eusebius of Caesarea - Christian bishop of Caesarea in Palestine; a church historian and a leading early Christian exegete (circa 270-340)
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