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Originally appearing in Volume V09, Page 956 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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EUSEBIUS [OF NICOMEDIAI (d. 341?), Greek bishop and theologian, was the defender of Arius in a still more avowed manner than his namesake of Caesarea, and from him the Eusebian or middle party specially derived its name, giving him in return the epithet of Great. He was a contemporary of the bishop of Caesarea, and united with him in the enjoyment of the friendship and favour of the imperial family. He is said to have been ( forfeit his English fiefs. Subsequently he was reconciled to the connected by his mother with the emperor Julian, whose early I Conqueror, who restored a portion of the confiscated lands. tutor he was. His first bishopric was Berytus (Beirut) in Phoe- , Eustace died in 1093, and was succeeded by his son, EUSTACE nicia, but his name is especially identified with the see of Nico- III., who went on crusade in ro96, and died about 1125. On media, which, from the time of Diocletian till Constantine his death the county of Boulogne came to his daughter, Matilda, and her husband Stephen, count of Blois, afterwards king of England, and in 1150 it was given to their son, Eustace IV.
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EUSEBIUS (Gr. EuOi/3tos, from ebaegils, pious, cf. ...

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