Donor challenge: Your generous donation will be matched 2-to-1 right now. Your $5 becomes $15! Dear Internet Archive Supporter,. I ask only. [German Version]. Compiled around , this Byzantine chronicle of the world ( Chronicles: I) extends to the year and is an important source for the time of. Project progress: problems which the project leader came across during the edition project of the Chronicon paschale (Textstrata, Codex Unicus errors, previous.

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This Antiochus killed the high priest Onias, also called Menelaus, through the agency of his general Andronicus. Therefore the nations of today believe that it was by the inspiration of God that the chhronicon were translated within 72 days on the island of Pharos.

Chronicon paschale

These were the high priests, who ruled over the nation starting from the completion of the restoration of the temple in the reign of Dareius son of Hystaspes, which happened in the second year of the [rd] Olympiad. Caria and Rhodes were shaken by an earthquake, and the Colossus at Rhodes fell down. Jesusthe son of Josedecpsschale with Zorobabelfor 32 years. The “Chronicon Paschale” is a huge compilation, attempting a chronological list of events from the creation of Adam. Robert Appleton Company, By using this site, you agree to paschqle Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Ptolemy the new Dionysus, who was also called Auletes, fled to Rome. Simon was high priest for 22 years. He waged war against the Romans, and attacked Pompeius the Great and the Roman senate.

The work was probably written during the last ten years of the reign of Heraclius. Joaceim was high priest for 30 years.

The “Chronicon Paschale”, an example of this type of composition, has for its basis a chronological list of events extending from the creation of Adam to the year A. Firstly, Caesar Augustus was given the west with Italy; secondly, Antonius was given the east with Asia ; and thirdly, Lepidus was given Africa.



In his time Alexander founded Alexandriaand came to Jerusalem where he prostrated himself [before God ]. They regarded most events from the point of view of church historywith which the chronological plan of the Bible was made to agree. He said that the treasury at Jerusalem contained much private money, which properly belonged not to the temple but to the king. Chronicon Paschale the Paschal or Easter Chronicle[1] also called Chronicum AlexandrinumConstantinopolitanum or Fasti Siculiis the conventional name of a 7th-century Greek Christian chronicle of the world.

In his genealogies he makes use of the Biblequoting passages from it, and also employs another, unknown, source. Since he was unable to harm Onias, and was forced into exile, he decided to betray his country.

After the death of Zorobabel who was of the tribe of Judahfollowing the return from captivity, the predicted succession did not occur until the advent of Christso that the promised Christ was looked for from that time onwards. After this he attacked Jerusalem and was defeated by Judas Maccabaeus, the general of the Jews.

The so-called ‘Byzantine’ or ‘Roman’ era which continued in use in Greek Orthodox Christianity until the end of Turkish rule as the ‘Julian calendar’ was adopted in the Chronicum as the foundation of chronology; in accordance with which the date of the creation is given as 21 March And this Julius Caesar was proclaimed dictator in Antioch the Great on the 23rd day of the same month of Artemisius.

In his reign, Christ our Lord and Saviour suffered [on the cross]. Simon was high priest for 14 years. Simonthe brother of Jonathan, for 18 years. Then Alcimuswho pazchale not from a priestly family, obtained the high priesthood by bribery. It is the first attempt at chronology of the so-called Byzantine, or Roman, Era followed by the Greek Church until modern times.

When he reaches the history of the Roman Republic he depends for his authorities on the Fasti consulares. Antiochus handed over SyriaPhoeniciaSamaria and Judaea as her dowry. In the year of these consuls, a war against the Isauri took place.


Manasses was high priest for 26 years. In total, 5, years. He removed all the defilements from the country. Onias was high priest for 21 years. Ptolemy Alexander, the son of Ptolemy the second Euergetes and of Cocce, was driven out of his kingdom and was killed at Myra paschalle Lycia.

The Chronicon Paschale follows earlier chronicles. For the earlier part of pachale history the author follows the antediluvian chronology of the work of Sextus Julius Africanus. Alexander founded 12 cities, which were called as follows: Eliasibus was high priest for 40 years.

Oniasthe son of Jaddus, for 21 years. Until Jannaeus, who was also called Alexander, there were annointed leaders; but with him the succession of high priests who led the nation came to an end. John Hilkert, Akron, Ohio. The 72 wise men caused astonishment because they had each translated the scriptures while separated from each other, but when they came into Ptolemy ‘ presence and compared the translations, they were found to be identical. In the year of these consuls, the orator Cicero died on May 1st.

Jonathanthe brother of Judas, for 17 years. The people prayed for God to protect his temple, [‘A] and suddenly angels riding on horses appeared from heaven. He was an excellent orator.

Chronicon Paschale – translation

It is an important source of information about the Byzantine Empire of that time, but for earlier periods it concentrates on sacred Jewish history. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Some reckon this as the first year chrnicon Augustus’ reign.

Jannaeus Alexander was king and high priest for 30 years.