Select Letters of Saint Gregory Nazianzen
Select Letters of Saint Gregory Nazianzen
St. Cyril of Jerusalem

Schaff, Philip (Editor)
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Select Letters of Saint Gregory Nazianzen, Archbishop of Constantinople.

A Selection from the Letters of Saint Gregory Nazianzen, Sometime

To Nectarius, Bishop of Constantinople. (Ep. CCII.)

To Cledonius the Priest Against Apollinarius. (Ep. CI.)

Against Apollinarius; The Second Letter to Cledonius. (Ep. CII.)

Ep. CXXV. To Olympius.

Division II. Correspondence with Saint Basil the Great, Archbishop of Cæsarea.

Ep. I. To Basil His Comrade.

Ep. II.

Ep. IV.

Ep. V.

Ep. VI.

Ep. VIII.

Ep. XIX.

Ep. XVI. To Eusebius, Bishop of Cæsarea.

Ep. XVII. To Eusebius, Archbishop of Cæsarea.

Ep. XVIII. To Eusebius of Cæsarea.

Ep. XL. To the Great Basil.

Ep. XLI. To the People of Cæsarea, in His Father's Name.

Ep. XLIII. To the Bishops.

Ep. XLII. To Eusebius, Bishop of Samosata.

Ep. XLV. To Basil.

Ep. XLVI. To Basil.

Ep. XLVII. To Basil.

Ep. XLVIII. To Basil.

Ep. XLIX. To Basil. (The Praises of Quiet.)

Ep. L. To Basil.

Ep. LVIII. To Basil.

Ep. LIX. To Basil.

Ep. LX. To Basil.

Division III. Miscellaneous Letters.

Section 1. Letters to His Brother Cæsarius.

Ep. XIV. and XXIII. Under the Emperor Valens Cæsarius returned to public life and was made Quæstor of Bithynia.…

Ep. XXIII. Do not be surprized if I ask of you a great favour…

Ep. XX. In a. d. 368 the City of Nicæa in Bithynia was almost entirely destroyed by…

Section 2. To S. Gregory of Nyssa.

Ep. I. There is one good point in my character, and I will boast myself of one…

Ep. LXXII. When S.…

Ep. LXXIII. As to the subject of your letter, these are my sentiments.…

Ep. LXXIV. Although I am at home, my love is expatriated with you…

Ep. LXXVI. Basil the Great died…

Ep. LXXXI. You are distressed by your travels, and think yourself unsteady…

Ep. CLXXXII. Gregory after his resignation of the Patriarchal See of Constantinople had retired to Nazianzus…

Ep. CXCVII. A Letter of Condolence on the Death of His Sister Theosebia.

Section 3. To Eusebius Bishop of Samosata. Ep. XLII.

Ep. XLIV. Eusebius, having in response to the appeal referred to above…

Ep. LXIV. In the year 374 Eusebius and other orthodox Bishops of the East were banished by…

Ep. LXV. Eusebius having replied to the former letter Gregory wrote again…

Ep. LXVI. The following letter is sometimes attributed to Basil, and is found in his works as…

Section 4. To Sophronius, Prefect of Constantinople.

Ep. XXI. Gold is changed and transformed into various forms at various times…

Ep. XXII. Is for Amphilochius, written at the same time and in consequence of the same trouble…

Ep. XXIX. Of the same year.…

Ep. XXXVII. A letter of recommendation for Eudoxius a Rhetorician for whom Gregory had a warm regard.…

Ep. XXXIX. A recommendation of one Amazonius, whose learning was much respected by Gregory.…

Ep. XCIII. Written soon after Gregory's resignation of the Archbishopric.…

Ep. CXXXV. Damasus, summoned a new Synod of Eastern Bishops to meet at Constantinople…

Section 5. To Amphilochius the Younger. Ep. IX.

Ep. XIII. See the first letter to Sophronius.…

Ep. XXV. Amphilochius was acquitted of the charges made against him…

Ep. XXVI. What a very small quantity of vegetables you have sent me! They must surely be…

Ep. XXVII. You make a joke of it; but I know the danger of an Ozizalean starving…

Ep. XXVIII. In visiting the mountain cities which border on Pamphylia I fished up in the Mountains…

Ep. LXII. The Armenian referred to is probably Eustathius Bishop of Sebaste…

Ep. LXIII. To Amphilochius the Elder.

Ep. CLXXI. To Amphilochius, Bishop of Iconium.

Ep. CLXXXIV. Bosporius, Bishop of Colonia in Cappadocia Secunda, who had apparently taken a prominent part in…

Section 6. To Nectarius Archbishop of Constantinople.

Ep. LXXXVIII. It was needful that the Royal Image should adorn the Royal City.…

Ep. XCI. A letter of no great importance, except as shewing the friendly feelings which Gregory continued…

Ep. CLI. Written about a.…

Ep. CLXXXV. See Introduction to Ep.…

Ep. CLXXXVI. A letter of introduction for a relative.…

Ep. CCII. An important letter on the Apollinarian controversy has already been given above.…

Section 7. To Theodore, Bishop of Tyana.

Ep. LXXVII. I hear that you are indignant at the outrages which have been committed on us…

Ep. CXV. Sent about Easter a.…

Ep. CXXI. Written a little later, as a letter of thanks for an Easter Gift.…

Ep. CXXII. You owe me, even as a sick man, tending…

Ep. CXXIII. To excuse himself for postponing his acceptance of an invitation.…

Ep. CXXIV. A little later on, when the weather was more settled…

Ep. CLII. On his retirement from Constantinople Gregory had at the request of the Bishops of the…

Ep. CLIII. To Bosporius, Bishop of Colonia.

Ep. CLVII. To Theodore, Archbishop of Tyana.

Ep. CLXIII. George a layman of Paspasus, was sent by Theodore of Tyana to Saint Gregory that…

Ep. CLXXXIII. Helladius, Archbishop of Cæsarea, contested the validity of the election of Eulalius to the Bishopric…

Ep. CXXXIX. This letter is written at a somewhat earlier date in reference to the consent he…

Section 8. To Nicobulus.

Ep. XII. (About a.d. 365).

Ep. LI. An answer to a request made by Nicobulus for a treatise on the art of…

Ep. LII. Nicobulus asked Gregory to publish a collection of his letters.…

Ep. LIII. Gregory put a collection of Basil's letters with his own…

Ep. LIV. On Laconicism.…

Ep. LV. An Invitation.…

Section 9. To Olympius.

Ep. CIV. All The Other favours which I have received I know to be due to your…

Ep. CV. The time is swift, the struggle great, and my sickness severer…

Ep. CVI. Here is another laying before you a letter, of which…

Ep. CXXV. Given above, § 1.…

Ep. CXXVI. While Gregory was at Xantharis an opportunity presented itself for seeing Olympius…

Ep. CXXXI. In 382 Gregory was summoned to a Synod at Constantinople…

Ep. CXL. Again I write when I ought to come: but I gain confidence to do so…

Ep. CXLI. The people of Nazianzus had in some way incurred the loss of civic rights…

Ep. CXLII. Though my desire to meet you is warm, and the need of your petitioners is…

Ep. CXLIII. What does much experience, and experience of good do for men? It teaches kindness…

Ep. CXLIV. Verianus, a citizen of Nazianzus, had been offended by his son-in-law…

Ep. CXLV. To Verianus.

To Olympius. Ep. CXLVI.

Ep. CLIV.




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