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E. in 350. remained in hiding near Alexandria and at Memphis when he resumed his until Julian's death in 363, bishopric. Basil the Great, commonly called St. Basil, was a native of Cappadocia. He and Julian were about the same age, and were fellow-students in Athens in Basil returned to Cappadocia in 356 and was 355. probably in retreat in a monastery near Caesarea, the metropolis of Cappadocia, when Julian addressed to him Letter 26 inviting him to the court at The invitation was certainly not Constantinople.

3) that the news of the death of Artemius was the signal at Alexandria for the outbreak of the populace which resulted in the murder of Bishop George, whose oppression of the citizens Artemius had supported with his troops tortures (Sozomen 4. 30). Ammianus was at Antioch and must have known the date of the death of Artemius he should also have known that George was murdered nearly a year earlier, in December 361, when the death of Constantius was announced. Artemius, according to Philostorgius, was one of ; those who resisted Julian's blanda persecutio of bribes and eloquent arguments to which so many succumbed, and this accounts for the fact that he was not punished till some time after Julian's accession.

Artemius, according to Philostorgius, was one of ; those who resisted Julian's blanda persecutio of bribes and eloquent arguments to which so many succumbed, and this accounts for the fact that he was not punished till some time after Julian's accession. Atarbius 1 to whom the Emperor Julian wrote Letter 37 telling him not to persecute the Galilaeans, but to prefer the god-fearing, i. e. the pagans, was a native of Ancyra and himself a pagan. At that time, 362, he was governing the province of the Euphrates with the title Praeses Euphrates sis.

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