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EUSKIRCHEN

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Originally appearing in Volume V09, Page 956 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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EUSKIRCHEN, a town of Germany, in the Prussian Rhine province, on a plateau lying to the E. of the Eifel range, at the junction of railways from Cologne and Bonn and 10 m. W. of the latter. Pop. (1905) 10,285. It has an Evangelical and a Roman Catholic church, and its industries include cloth, sugar and stocking manufactures, besides breweries and tanneries. EUSEBIUS [OF MYNDUS], Greek philosopher, a distinguished EUS'TACE, the name of four counts of Boulogne. Neoplatonist and pupil of Aedesius who lived in the time of EUSTACE I., a son of Count Baldwin II., held the county from Julian, and who is described by Eunapius as one of the " Golden 1046 until his death in 1049. Chain " of Neoplatonism. He ventured to criticize the magical His son, EUSTACE II. (d. 1093), count of Boulogne, was the and theurgic side of the doctrine, and exasperated the emperor, I husband of Goda, daughter of the English king 'Ethelred the who preferred the mysticism of Maximus and Chrysanthius. Unready, and aunt of Edward the Confessor. Eustace paid a He devoted himself principally to logic. Stobaeus in the Sermones visit to England in 1051, and was honourably received at the collected a number of ethical dicta of one Eusebius, who may perhaps be identical with the Neoplatonist. The fragments have been collected by Mullach in his Fragmenta Phil. Graec., and by Orelli, in Opuscula veter. graec. sentent. et moral.
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