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NPNF2-01. Eusebius Pamphilius: Church History, Life of Constantine, Oration in Praise of Constantine
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Chapter XXXV.—Dionysius succeeds Heraclas in the Episcopate.

In the third year of this emperor, Heraclas20432043    On Heraclas, see chap. 3, note 2. The third year of Philip’s reign extended from the summer of 246 to the summer of 247, so that if Heraclas became bishop in 232, he cannot have held office fully sixteen years. The agreement, however, is so close as to occasion no difficulty. died, having held his office for sixteen years, and Dionysius20442044    On Dionysius, see chap. 40, note 1. received the episcopate of the churches of Alexandria.


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