THE Critical History OF THE RELIGIONS AND CUSTOMS OF THE EASTERN NATIONS.

Written in French by the Learned Father SIMON.

And now done into English, by A. LOVELL. A. M.

LONDON, Printed by J. Heptinstall, for Henry Faithorne and John Kersey at the Rose in St. Paul's Church-Yard. MDCLXXXV.

THE TRANSLATOUR TO THE READER.

IF at anytime a Book of this nature hath been usefull, it seems now to be necessa­ry; when most men think themselves obli­ged to make a bustle for proselyting others to their Opinions, and yet are not certain wherein they differ one from another, or how far they agree together. Difference will still be difference, though, (to use a word well known at this time) it may be trimm'd under a disguise of Conformity: And therefore to prevent the mistakes and disappointments that those who labour about so good a Work, as the Ʋniting of Christians, under one and the same Belief, may meet with from Prejudice, Interest, or Artifice; perhaps not one thing may be more effectual, than the true stating of the Faith and Opinions of others; who, if they be ingenuous, will never be complemen­ted out of their Perswasions, nor look upon them as Friends, who would impose upon [Page]them, for friendship sake, what is inconsi­stent with their Principles.

It were to be wished indeed, that all men were of one mind, if Providence which go­verns the World thought it convenient it should be so, but since it hath been foretold, that Offences must come, it were to be desired at least, that all knew the minds one of ano­ther, that so they might rightly understand how to rectifie mistakes, or confirm the truth a­mongst men. In order to that usefull disco­very, probably none of those many, who have laboriously sifted the truth by their Criticks, deserve the Title of Candid and Impartial Judges, better than Father Simon, the Learned Authour of this Treatise, who through the whole Book has employed his great Talent with so much Integrity and Disenga­gedness, that one may say of him, Amicus Papa, Amici Graeci, Amici Latini, sed ma­gis Amica Veritas. And therefore when this Book came recommended from beyond Sea, and that I perused it; I thought that I could hardly, in my low Station, doe better service to the publick, than to render it into En­glish; especially seeing the whole design of it is, to clear matter of fact from mistakes, and aspersions, and the Belief and Practice of the Eastern Christians from the Erroneous No­tions that at this distance, may be given us of them by the Travellers and Writers of all [Page]sorts. And though, the Authour discourses largely of Transubstantiation as being the belief of the Greek Church, the Reader will easily perceive that he never meant to enter into the merits of the cause, and to dispute the truth of the Doctrine, which peradventure may seem (in the Author's Opinion) very diffi­cult to be attempted by Humane Reason; but barely to assert and relate matter of fact, which it is fit all should know: Nor, indeed, could he have used, in my weak Judgment, a meaner Argument either for or against that Doctrine, than the belief of an ignorant and opprest People, seeing Protestants that weigh things, are not startled or moved by the same be­lief, which they know to be maintained and pro­fessed in the Church of Rome, a Church far more conspicuous both for Freedom, Wealth and Learning than that of the forlorn Greeks. The truth is, the Learned Authour of a Dis­course lately published against Transubstan­tiation manages the Controversie much better, and reasons more closely to the point; when a­mongst his other Arguments, he assigns the time that that Doctrine came to be established in the Church, to be when Image-Worship was en­joyned by the second Council of Nice; which to me is as strong an Argument as any that Father Simon has produc'd, to prove that the Greeks who own that Council, and are very Superstitious in Image-Worship, have ever [Page]since entertained that belief, seeing no attempt was ever used before the Reformation, to convince them of the contrary.

Since then the onely design of this Book is to relate matter of Fact, and to clear the truth from mistakes, I Question not but that it will be so well taken, that even those Ingeni­ous Persons who have asserted in Print some things which they will find here contradicted, may not dislike what I have done (who am very carefull not to offend in any thing against the publick) in setting it forth in English; and since they or their Friends want not Lear­ning to defend the truth, they cannot be su­spected to want Modesty and Sincerity (if convinc'd) to acknowledge a mistake.

A. LOVELL.

A Table of the Chapters of this Book, and of the Pieces subjoyned to it.

  • CHap. I. Of the Belief and Customs of the Mo­dern Greeks. Page 1.
  • Chap. II. Of Transubstantiation. Whether it be acknowledged by the Greeks who are commonly called Schismaticks. p. 33.
  • Chap. III. Of the Adoration of the Sacrament of the Eucharist. Whether it be in use amongst the Greeks. p. 57.
  • Chap. IV. Of the Belief of the Melchites. p. 61.
  • Chap. V. Of the Belief and Customs of the Geor­gians or Iberians, and of those of Colchis or Mengrelia. p. 64.
  • Chap. VI. A Supplement concerning the Belief and Customs of the Georgians and Mengrelians. p. 70.
  • Chap. VII. Of the Belief and Customs of the Ne­storians. p. 74.
  • Chap. VIII. Of the Indians or Christians of St. Thomas. p. 87.
  • Chap. IX. Of the Customs and Ceremonies of the Jacobites. p. 106.
  • Chap. X. Of the Belief and Customs of the Coph­ties. p. 110.
  • Chap. XI. Of the Belief and Customs of the Abys­sins or Ethiopians. p. 118.
  • Chap. XII. Of the Belief and Customs of the Ar­menians. p. 123.
  • Chap. XIII. Of the Belief and Customs of the Ma­ronites. p. 131.
  • Chap. XIV. A Supplement to what has been said concerning the Maronites. p. 144.
  • [Page]Chap. XV. Of the Religion and Customs of the Mahometans p. 148.
  • A List of the Churches depending on the Patriarchate of Constantinople, Composed by Nilus Doxopa­trius, and related by Leo Allatius, Lib. 1. de Cons. Eccl. Occid. & Orien. c. 24. p. 165
  • Another List of the Churches depending on the Pa­triarchate of Constantinople, Published by Mr. Smith in his Discourse of the Present State of the Greek Church. p. 171.
  • The Testimony of Gennadius concerning Transub­stantiation taken out of a manuscript Book of Meletius Syrigus against the Confession of Faith Published under the name of Cyrillus Lucaris Patriarch of Constantinople. p. 174.
  • An Extract from a Manuscript Book whereof the Title is, [...], &c. p. 176.
  • An Extract of M. Claude's Copy of a Manuscript Letter attributed to Meletius Archbishop of E­phesus, and pretended to have been written to some Divines of Leyden. p. 183.
  • A List of the Churches depending on the Patriarch of Armenia residing at Egmiathin, which was dictated by Uscan Bishop of Uscavanch, Proctor General to the Patriarch. p. 184.

A List of the Churches depending on the Patriarchate of Constantinople, compo­sed by Nilus Doxapatrius, and related by Leo Allatius. lib. 1. de Cons. Eccl. Occid. & Orient. cap. 24.

1. [...].1. CAesarea Cappadociae habens Episcopatus 8
2. [...].2. Ephesus Asiae habens E­piscopatus 34
3. [...].3. Heraclea Thraciae in Eu­ropa, habens Episcopa­tus 15
4. [...].4. Ancyra Galatiae habens Episcopatus 8
5. [...].5. Cyzicus Hellesponti ha­bens Episcopatus 12
6. [...].6. Sardes Asiae habens E­piscopatus 25
7. [...].7. Nicomedia Bithyniae ha­bens Episcopatus 12
8. [...].8. Nicaea ejusdem Bithyniae habens Episcopatus 6
9. [...].9. Chalcedon ejusdem Pro­vinciae fine subditis.
10. [...].10. Side Pamphyliae habens Episcopatus 16
11. [...].11. Sebastia secundae Ar­meniae, habens Episco­patus 7
12. [...].12. Amasea Helenoponti ha­bens Episcopatus 7. cu­jus Episcopatus erat & ipsa Iberia.
13. [...].13. Melitene Armeniae ha­bens Episcopatus 9. ex quibus est & Episcopatus Cucusus, quò in exilium missus est aurea lingua Joannes.
14. [...].14. Tyana secundae Cappa­dociae habens Episcopa­tus 3
15. [...].15. Gangra Paphlagoniae habens Episcopatus 3
16. [...].16. Thessalonica Thessaliae habens Episcopatus 8
17. [...].17. Claudiopolis Honoria­dis habens Episcopatus 5
18. [...].18. Neocaesarea Ponti Po­lemoniaci habens Episco­patus 7
19. [...].19. Pisinus secundae Gala­tiae habens Episcopatus 7
20. [...].20. Myra Liciae habens E­piscopatus 33
21. [...].21. Stauropolis Cariae habens Episcopatus 26
22. [...].22. Laodicaea Phrygiae Ca­patianae habens Episco­patus. 21
23. [...].23. Synada Phrygiae salu­taris habens Episcopatus 20
24. [...].24. Iconium Lycaoniae ha­bens Episcopatus 15
25. [...].25. Antiochia Pisidiae ha­bens Episcopatus 21
26. [...].26. Perge, five Sylaeum Pamphiliae, habens Epi­scopatus 17
27. [...].27. Corinthus Peloponnesi habens Episcopatus 7. 1. Damalorum. 2. Argi. 3. Monembasiae, five Te­narusiae. 4. Cephaloniae. 5. Zacinthi. 6. Zeme­nes. 7. Maïnae.
28. [...].28. Athenae Graeciae habens Episcopatus 11. 1. Eu­rypi. 2. Dauliae. 3. Co­roniae. 4. Andri. 5. O­raei. 6. Scyri. 7. Ca­risti. 8. Porthmi. 9. Aulonae. 10. Syrae & Seriphi. 11. Cei & Ther­miorum.
29. [...].29. Mocysus Cappadociae habens Episcopatus 4
30. [...].30. Crete habens Episcopa­tus 10
31. [...].31. Rhegium Calabriae ha­bens Episcopatus 13
32. [...].32. Patrae Peloponnesi ha­bens Episcopatus 5. 1. Lacedaemonis. 2. Me­thonae. 3. Coronae. 4. Bolenae. 5. Olenae.
33. [...].33. Trapezus Lazicae ha­bens Episcopatus 15
34. [...].34. Larissa Graeciae habens Episcopatus 17
35. [...].35. Naupactus Nicopolis habens Episcopatus 9
36. [...].36. Philippopolis Thraciae habens Episcopatus 10
37. [...] [Page 168].37. Trajanopolis Rhodopes [Page 168]habens Episcopatus 7
38. [...].38. Rhodos Cycladum In­sularum habens Episco­patus 12
39. [...].39. Philippi Macedoniae ha­bens Episcopatus 7
40. [...].40. Adrianopolis Haemi­monti habens Episcopa­tus. 11
41. [...].41. Hierapolis Phrygiae Ca­patianae habens Episco­patus 9
42. [...].42. Rhodostolum seu Distra Haemimonti, habens E­piscopatus 5
43. [...].43. Dyrrhachium habens Episcopatus 4
44. [...].44. Smyrna Asiae habens E­piscopatus 5
45. [...].45. Syracusae Siciliae habens Episcopatus 21. 1. Ca­taniae. 2. Taurominae. 3. Messenae. 4. Cepha­ludii. 5. Thermorum. 6. Panormi. 7. Lilybaei. 8. Trochalorum. 9. A­cragantis. 10. Tyndarii. 11. Carines. 12. Leon­tines. 13. Alesae. 14. Gaudi insulae. 15. Meli­tae insulae, quae dicitur Malta. 16. Liparis in­sulae. 17. Vulcani. 18. Didymi. 19. Ustinae. 20. Tenari. 21. Basilu­dii.
46. [...].46. Catania, quae cùm Sy­racusani effet Episcopatus, propter Sanctum Leonem in Archiepiscopatus dig­nitatem provecta est.
47. [...].47. Ammorium Phrygiae habens Episcopatus 5
48. [...].48. Camachus Armeniae habens Episcopatus 8
49. [...].49. Coryaium Phrygiae ha­bens Episcopatus 13
50. [...].50. Sancta Severina Calu­briae habens Episcopa­tus. 5
51. [...].51. Mitylenae Lesbi insulae habens Episcopatus 6
52. [...].52. Novae Patrae Graeciae habens Episcopatus 4
53. [...].53. Thebae Graeciae habens Episcopatus 3
54. [...].54. Serrae Thessaliae habens Episcopatus 57
55. [...].55. Aeonis.
56. [...].56. Corcyra.
57. [...].57. Mesembria.
58. [...].58. Amastris Ponti.
59. [...].59. Conae Phrygiae.
60. [...].60. Pompeiopolis.
61. [...].61. Attalia à Sylaeo avulsa.
62. [...].62. Paronaxia à Rhodo a­vulsa.
63. [...].63. Lacedaemonia à Patris Peloponnensi avulsa.
64. [...].64. Madyta ab Heraclea a­vulsa.
65. [...].65. Abydus à Cyzico avul­sa.
[...] [Page 170] .An hiepiscopatus item qui Throno Constantinopoli­tano subjacent, nulli ta­men Metropolitancrum obnoxii, neque sub se ha­be [...]tes Episcopacus, om­nes sunt 1. Biz [...]a. 2. Leontopolis. 3. Parium. [Page 170]4. Proconesus. 5. Cius. 6. Aspros. 7. Cypsela. 8. Psice. 9. Neapolis. 10. Selga. 11. Cherso. 12. Mesenae. 13. Gare­la. 14. Brysis. 15. Der­cus. 16. Carabyza. 17. Lemnus. 18. Leucas. 19. Misthia. 20. Pe­dachtoê. 21. Perme. 22. Kosporus. 23. Co­tradia. 24. Codrae. 25. Carpathus. 26. Cotro. 27. Rhizeum. 28. Go­thia. 29. Sugdia. 30. Phulli. 31. Aegina. 32. Pharsala. 33. Anchia­lus. 34. Heraclei. Hae omnes civitates & Pro­vinciae Throno Constan­tinopolitano annumeran­tur.

Another List of the Churches depending on the Patriarchate of Constantinople, pub­lished by Mr. Smith, in his Discourse concerning the Present State of the Greek Church.
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Catalogus Provinciarum, seu Metropolium & Episcopatu­um Throno Constantinopolitano hodie subjacentium.

[...], cujus Metropolita dicitur [...], Ephesus.

[...], Heraclea, penes cujus Archiepiscopum con­secrandi Patriarcham jus usque manet. Dicitur [...]. Habet sub se quinque Episcopos, [...], Calliopoleos, [...], Rhodosti, [...], Ty­riloes, [...], Metrorum, [...], Myriophyti.

[...], Ancyra.

[...], Cizycus.

[...], Philadelphia.

[...], Nicomedia.

[...], Nicaea.

[...], Chalcedon.

[...], Thessalonica, cujus Metropolita [...] dictus, haber sub se novem Episcopatus, [...], Citros, olim Gydriae, [...], Scrviorum, [...], Campaniae, [...], Petrae, [...], Ardemerii, [...], Hi­eriffi & Sancti Montis, five Athonis, [...], Plantamonis, [...], Polianinae.

[...], Athenae, sub quibus continentur Episcopaius quatuor, [...], Talantii, [...], Scirri, [...], Solonis, [...], Mindinitzae.

[...], Prusa.

[...], Trapesus.

[...], Philippopolis.

[...], Philipporum & Dramae.

[...], Thebae.

[...], Methymna.

[...], Lacedaemonia habet sub se Episcopatus [...], Catiopoleos, [...], Amyclarum, [...], Btestenae.

[...], Larissa, cuius Episcopatus sunt [...], Demetriadis, [...], Zetunii, [...], Sta­gonis, [...], Thaumaci, [...], Cardicii, [...], Radobisdii, [...], Schiathi, [...], Loidoricii, [...], Letzae & Agrapho­rum.

[...], Adrianopolis, cui solus subjacet Epis­copatus [...], Agathopoleos.

[...], Smyrna.

[...], Mitylene.

[...], Serrae.

[...], Christianopolis, quae & Arcadia.

[...], Amasia.

[...], Neocaesarea.

[...], Iconium.

[...], Corinthus, sub qua solus Episcopus [...], Damalonis.

[...], Rhodus.

[...], Novae Patrae.

[...], Aenus.

[...], Drystra.

[...], Tornobus, cuius Metropolita dicitur [...], haber sub se Episcopatus [...], Lo­phitzi, [...], Tsernobi, [...], Presilabae.

[...], joanninorum Metropoliza habet Episcopos [...], Bothronti, [...], Bellae, [...], Chimarrae, [...], Dry­nopoleos.

[...], Euripi.

[...], Artae.

[...], Metropolita Monem­basiae haber Episcopos [...], Eleos, [...], Maiinae, [...], Rheontis, [...], An­drusae.

[...], Nauplii.

[...], Phanarii & Ne­ochorii Archiepncopus.

[...], Sophiae Metropolita.

[...], Chii.

[...], Paronaxiae.

[...], Tziae.

[...], Siphni.

[...], Sami.

[...], Carpathi.

[...], Andri.

[...], Barnae.

[...], Cous.

[...], Leucadis.

[...], Veterum Patra­rum Metropolita habet Episcopos [...], Olenae, [...], Methonae, [...], Coronae.

[...], Proconnesi.

[...], Gani.

[...]. Sunt adhuc Episcopi & Metropolitae.

[...], Mediae.

[...], Sozopoleos.

[...], Proelabi.

[...], Caphae.

[...], Gotthiae.

[...], Bindanae.

[...], Didymotichi.

[...], Lititzae.

[...], Buziae.

[...], Selymbriae.

[...], Zychnarum.

[...], Neurocopi.

[...], Melenici.

[...], Berrhoeae.

[...], Pogogianae.

[...], Chaldaeae.

[...], Pisidiae.

[...], Imbri.

[...], Myrae.

[...], Santorinae.

[...], Aeginae.

[...], Ungarovalachiae.

In Moldavia quatuor tantum Episcopi regimini Christiano­rum Ecclesiastico praesunt. Metropolita Cretensis cum tribus ipsi subjectis Episcopis Sedem Constantinopolita­nam agnovit.

The Testimony of Gennadius concerning Transubstantiation, taken out of a Manu­script Book of Meletius Syrigus against the Confession of Faith published under the name of Cyrillus Lucaris Patriarch of Constantinople.

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[...], [Page 175] [...] [Page 176] [...].

Gennadii primi Patriarchae Constantinopolitani post­quam à Turcis capta est, qui vixit circa annum salutis 1453.

MAximum itaque om­nium Dei miraculo­rum est hocce mysterium. Idcirco multa, uti jam dic­tum est, contra illud ob­jectant ex una quidem parte infideles, ex alia haeretici, & ex alia idiotae, qui rati­onem mysterii illius neque­unt intelligere: quas objec­tiones in hoc sermone mo­do solvimus. Alii siquidem dubitant, quomodo in mo­mento temporis panis & vi­ni substantia convertatur in corporis substantiam. Alii verò dubitant, quâ ratione fieri possit, ut substantia panis in corporis substanti­am transmutata, remaneant panis accidentia, illius vide­licet longitudo, gravitas, [Page 175]latitudo, color, odor, & quae in gustu est qualitas; ita ut sint panis accidentia, absque ejusdem panis substantia, & vera corporis substantia la­teat sub alterius substantiae accidentibus. Alii dubitant, quomodo fieri possit, Chri­stum extare in parva rei quae apparet extensione. Alii rur­sus dubitant, quomodo my­sticum Christi corpus, etiam in partes divisum, remaneat integrum, & partium quae­libet sit totum Christi cor­pus, idémque perfectum. Dubitant alii, & haec dubi­tandi ratio videtur maxima, quomodo idem Christi cor­pus unum fit in coelo & in multis simul altaribus super terram. Verùm istas dubi­tandi rationes jam solvimus, possumúsque solvere, gratià Christi noe illustrante. In pri­mis autem sapientissimi Ecclesiae Doctores, gratiae quae in vobis est ac studii duces, easdem solvunt. Vo­bis autem incumbit credere absque ulla haesitatione, si­militer & Christiani omnes credere debemus, mysticum illud corpus esse ipsummet Dominum nostrum Jesum, Mariae Virginis Filium, qui crucifixus est, quique nunc est in coelo, ille omnino i­dem est, qui sub panis acci­dentibus delitescit. Extat autem secundùm substanti­am in Sacramento, non verò secundùm gratiam & effi­caciam tantùm; neque my­sticum [Page 176]Christi corpus veri corporis figura est, sed pu­rum putum illius corpus: nunc enim figuris & umbris, sicut olim, minimè servimus, sed ipsismet rebus. Si quis autem Sanctorum sacrifici­um istud Dominicae illius coenae vocet antitypum, in­de fir quòd istud sacrificium illius fit figura, sicut & ho­dierni sacrisiculi figura sunt Jesu Christi, qui tunc fecit sacrificium: utriusque au­tem sacrificii eadem est per­fectio, nimirum transub­stantiatio.

An Extract from a Manuscript Book, whereof the TITLE is,
[...].
Meletii Syrigi Monachi re­futatio Confessionis Fidei Christianae, quae exposita est à Cyrillo Patriarcha Constantinopolitano, in­scriptae nomine Christia­norum totius Ecclesiae Orientalis.

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[...] [Page 177] [...] [Page 178] [...] [Page 179] [...] [Page 180] [...] [Page 181] [...] [Page 182] [...].

De nomine ( [...]) Transubstantiationis.

IN confesso quidem est a­pud nos, ipsam ( [...]) transabstantiatio­nis vocem non extare apud priscos Theologos: nor­dum enim ussa haeresi circa mysterium illad exorra, si [Page 177]eos excipias, qui veram Ver­bi Incarnationem negabant, nova formare nomina Sanctis Patribus non curae fuit. Ve­rùm de voce nobis non est disputatio: non enim in ver­bis, potiùs quàm in rebus, pietatis vim sitam esse volu­mus. Itaque, si apud The­ologos invenerimus quod no­mine transubstantiationis sig­nificatur, quid vetat quo­minùs ista dictione, vel alià huic simili utamur? Quippe Patrem absque principio, & immortalem & ingenitum, nusquam in scriptura inveni­mus; similiter nec Filium e­jusdem cum illo substantiae, nec Spiritum Deum esse ex­presso verbo deprehendimus. Sed nihil vetat, imò pietatis est ac necessitatis, ob haere­ses quae nascuntur ex aliis qui­busdam quae eodem tendunt, voces istas formare, ut res quae intelligitur meliùs per­cipiatur, & ii, qui aliud sen­tiunt, refellantur, Quid e­nim unquam detrimenti pos­sit iis accidere, qui pietare erga Deum affecti sunt, si vocibus diversis eundem conceptum religiosum expri­mant, minimè video. Una­nimi autem consensu Theo­logos profiteri panem sancti­ficatum in substantiam carms Dominicae verè transmutari, quod idem est ac transub­stantiatio, jam allata testi­monia manifestè profestè probant. Justinus enim di­xit, cum quà ratione potuit [Page 178]carnem assumere, eddem e­tiam potuisse panem in suum corpus convertere. Secun­dum autem Cyprianum, Pa­nis quem Dominus ministra­bat Apostolis, mutatus non specie, sed naturà, omnipo­rente verbo factus est caro. Cyrillus Hierosolymitanus di­xit, Cùm aquam suàpte vo­luntate in vinum mutaverit in Cana Galilaeae, à fide non videtur alienum, illum vi­num convertiffein sanguinem. Iterum, panis qui videtur pa­nis, non est, quamvis id gustus praemonstret, sed Christi corpus: ita quod vi­detur vinura, non est vinum, etsi illud gustus monstret, sed est Christi sanguis. S. Ambrosius ait, Panis ille an­te verba quibus Sacramenta peraguntur, panis est; sed postquam sanctificatus fuit, è pane fit caro Christi. Gre­gorius Nyssenus ait, Rectè igitar credimus, panem qui Dei verbo sanctificatus fuit, in corpus Dei Verbi converti. Joannes etiam Chrysostomus Homilia 28. in Matth. Nos vices ministrorum gerimus: ille autem est qui ea sancti­ficat & efficit. Joannes Da­mascenus, Panis propositus, vinúmque cum aqua per in­vocationem & illapsum San­cti Spiritus divinitùs con­vertuntur in Christi cor­pus & sanguinem. Theo­phylactus [Page 179]Bulgariae, Jesus erga homines benevolus, spe­ciem quidem panis & vini servat, sed in virtutem carnis & sanguinis transmutat. Cae­terum, quâ ratione prisci Ecclesiae Doctores sumpse­runt productionem, aut trans­mutationem, aut conversio­nem, aut existentiam, aut transelementationem, aut quid fimile, eadem nuperi Theologi transubstantiatio­nem intelligunt. Sicut enim illi per illas voces panem pro­priè ac verè in corpus Chri­sti converti affirmant, ita hi eadem omnino ratione idem intelligunt per vocem tran­substantiationis, novo inven­to vocabulo, ob haereseos novitatem. Cùm enim qui­dam Berengarius & illius Dis­cipuli asseruissent, panem ac­cipere quidem gratiam ali­quam corporis Dominici se­cundùm accidens à Deo, non verò substantialiter converti in Christi corpus, sed mane­re non mutatum, & qualis erat ante consecrationem, qui tunc saniores erant The­ologi, ut insanam illius doctrinam everterent, dixe­runt panem transubstantiari in corpus Christi, non verò in aliquod corporis Christi accidens per quamdam alte­rationem mutari, sed panem substantialiter fieri Christi corpus. Nam sicut ante insa­nam Arii haeresim, nomen ( [...]) consubstantiale, neque in scripto, nec extra [Page 180]scriptum audiebatur; ubi autem impudenter Filium à Patris substantia ille separa­vit, publicatum est nomen il­lud à primi Concilii Patribus, qui confessi sunt Filium con­substantialem esse Patri, e­jusdémque ac unius substan­tiae, ut illos everterent qui amarulenter divinitatem se­parabant. Ita & in omni ae­tate, qui rectè Ecclesiam gu­bernant, novorum autores sunt vocabulorum propter novitates obortas, quod & in praesenti Sacramento fac­tum videtur: nam ante sep­timam Synodum ferè omnes de eo simpliciter locuti sunt; post septingentos autem à Christo annos, ubi qui vene­randas imagines impugna­bant in quadam Synodo à Constant congregatà, quam falsò septimam appellabant, impudenter publicassent, uni­cam esse imaginem Christi, panem scilicet, qui datur in Eucharistia, ex eo tempore qui postea fuerunt Patres coe­perunt in scriptis suis decla­rare, panem consecratum non esse figuram corporis Christi, sed veritatem, uti videre est in septima Synodo, & apud Joannem Damascenum & qui eum secuti sunt Patres. postquam autem Berengarii haeresis, qui negat Christi corpus & sanguinem esse [Page 181]substantialiter in divinis sym­bolis, pervenit in nostras Provincias, vox ( [...]) transubstantiatio inventa est, quae nullatenùs differt quoad sensum à transmutatione, aut conversione, aut transele­mentatione, quam prisci Patres adhibuerunt, uti jam dictum fuit. Si cui igitur Religio fit antiqua mutare vocabula, quasi alienum fit à pietate illorum voces mu­tare in alias, quae ejusdem omnino sint significatûs, quamvis illud sit ridiculum, modò tamen has voces eà ratione suscipiat, quâ usi sunt Patres, non erit our nos ei opponamus; sed illum uti nobiscum conscientem reci­pimus, illius quidem pieta­tem laudantes, at simplicita­ti ejus nos accommodantes. Verùm illum non existimo debere ab iis alienum esse, qui rem eamdem exprimunt verbis quae majoris videntur esse significatûs, minúsque accedunt ad Haereticorum sermonis ambiguitatem, aut quae Patrum mentem clariùs explicent: quippe nihil eo contensiosus est, quàm dif­ferre nominibus, cùm res ipsa est in confesso. Si verò transubstantiationem inficie­tur ob vocis illius virtutem, quia scilicet non putat panem & vinum mutari in Christi corpus & sanguinem, tunc illum ut alienum à nostra Ec­clesia [Page 182]& Fide respuimus, at­que uti novatorem damna­mus, ac illius novitates. A­liud siquidem à Divinis Patri­bus accepimus, nos scilicet esse participes corporis Do­mini nostri, modo sensili il­lud oculis aspicientes, sumen­tésque manibus, & illud ad os allatum manducantes, sic­que ejusdem cum Christo corporis fieri, illius carne & ossibus mysticè nutritos. Cùm enim modo corporali participes simus sensilis panis qui in Christi corpus substan­tialiter conversus est per om­nipotentem Verbi Divinita­tem, ad illud accedere didi­cimus modo quidem sensili, quatenus illud spectat panem & vinum, spiritualiter au­tem & mysticè, quòd non conspiciatur corpus huma­num carnem habens & ossa, neque modo corporali & eà­dem ratione qua reliqui ubi corporales eorum qui illum sumunt corda reficiat, sed spiritualiter ob Divinitatem quae inest, uti jam dictum fuit. Sed de his satis: jam enim praeter modum differere nos coegit quae nunc in no­stras Ecclesias inferre cona­tur Calvinianorum haere­sis.

An Extract from M. Claude's Copy of a Manuscript Letter ascrib'd to Meletius Archbishop of Ephesus, and pretended to have been written to some Divines of Leyden.

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ILlis vero qui rogant me, utrum necesse sit Religio­nis cultu preces offerre Beatae Virgini, vel Angelis, vel Jo­anni Baptistae caeterisque Sanctis; sique oporteat cre­dere in Eucharistia, hoc est in coena Domini fieri tran­substantiationem in pane, aut putare oleum, exorcis­ma & exsufflationes expel­lere Daemones, aut adorare imagines Sanctorum, tam pictas quàm sculptas. Re­spondeo ac dico, nihil ho­rum observandum esse, quan­doquidem non licet opinio­nes humanas profiteri, sed ea solùm placita, quae à Do­mino & ab illius Discipulis atque Apostolis Spiritu Sanc­to afflatis nobis tradita sunt, cum pietate & inviolabiliter observare debemus.

A List of the Churches depending on the Patriarch of Armenia Residing at Egmi­athin, which was Dictated by USCAN Bishop of Uscavanch, and Proctor Ge­neral to the Patriarch.

EGmiathin, sedes Patriarchae Armenorum, Episcopa­tus immediatè subjecti Patriarchae.

Algusgvanch vel Akusvanch, Episcopatus Parvus.

Aring, Episcopatus parvus propè Ervan Archiepisco­patum: ibi etiam est Conventus, unde vocatur etiam A­ringshusvanch.

Bitlis apud Turcas, vel Balesch apud Armenos, in Pro­vincia Varaspuracan Episcopatus: ibi sunt tres Conventus Monachorum S. Basilii.

Elevard Episcopatus anteà, sed à 30. annis extinctus: Ecclesiae tamen inserviunt Sacerdotes seculares. Est in Provincia Ararath.

Gesargel, Episcopatus magnus in Provincia Ararath prope Aring, qui est propè Egmiathin.

Goscavanch, Episcopatus prope Egmiathin Provinciae Ararath.

Hoi, seu Coy, Episcopatus prope Salmast & Lacum magnum.

Johanavanch, id est, S. Johannes, Episcopatus magnus in Provincia Ararath: distat quatuor leucis ab Egmiathin.

Karenus, Episcopatus & Monasterium: distat 6. leucis ab Egmiathin.

Kiekart, Episcopatus deletus prope Egmiathin. Kie­kart, id est., lancea Christi, quae erat in hac Ecclesia.

Mueni, Episcopatus novus à 90. annis: distat 4. leucis ab Egmiathin versus Septentronem.

Macharavanch, Episcopatus deletus Provinciae Altsteu: distat ab Erevan 15. leucis versus Septentrionem.

Salmasavanch, Episcopatus prope Mueni: distat 5. leu­cis ab Egmiathin. In hac Ecclesia olim erat perpetua psal­modia. [Page 185]Salmes Armeniacè est Psalmus, unde dictum est Salmasavanch.

Tieceravanch, vel Tiecheravanch, Episcopatus: 3. leu­cis distat ab Egmiathin.

Tiplis, seu Teflis, Episcopatus. Dominatur ibi Prin­ceps Georgianorum, in quem tamen Persae & Turcae ha­bent aliquod Dominium.

Varthehair, Episcopatus deletus Provinciae Casvan sub Turcis prope Van civitatem.

Virap, Episcopatus; sed vocatur Archiepiscopatus, quia habet sub se tres Conventus nempe, 1. Vanstan. 2. Ur­zavanch. 3. Musahbiuruvanch. Distat ab Egmiathin 12. leucis versus Meridiem Orientalem, noh longè à monte Ararath.

Ouscohvanch, Episcopatus, cuius Episcopus Dominus Uscan Anno 1670. qui haec mihi dictavit.

Praeter hos 17. vel 18. Episcopatus Suffraganeos Patri­archatûs Egmiathin, sequentes Abbatiae aut Monasteria Ordinis S. Basilii.

Surb-Astuasasin, id est, Sancta Dei Genitrix in Provin­cia Ararath, alio nomine vocatur Niggara, quod est nomen villae, in qua erat Monasterium, & Surb-Astuasasin nomen est Ecclesiae.

Surb-Astuasincal, Monasterium etiam deletum, 2. leucis, distans à Niggara.

Praeterea tres sunt Conventus, Monialium S. Basilii in Ar­menia.

Armenaperkhich dicitur Archiepiscopatus, quia habet sub se multa Monasteria: sed verè est tantùm Episcopatus sub Egmiathin. Monasteria illa sunt Hogevanch, Masctos Vardapiet, & alia destructa.

Agulii Archiepiscopatus in Provincia Golthan prope Naxuvan, à quo distat 15. leucis versùs Orientem Meridi­onalem. Nullos habet sub se Episcopatus, quia sunt de­structi, sed tantùm hos 5. Conventus S. Basilii, 1. Hamas­ravanch, Ecclesia est Surb-Mesrop. 2. Bestuvanch, Ecle­sia est Surb-Uscan. 3. Est Pharracuvanch, Ecclesia est Surb-Stephanus & Surb-Jacob. 4. Tsenuvanch, Ecclesia est Surb-Stephanus. 5. Est Surb-Joannes.

Acthamar, seu Altamar, Archiepiscopatus in insula La­cûs magni Varaspunacani. Habetur Archiepiscopus Schis­maticus à Patriarcha Egmiathin & Ecclesia Armenâ, quia ab annis 500. & ampliùs dicit se Patriarcham contra decre­tum Ecclesiae Armenae. Habet sub se 8. vel 9. Episco­patus, [Page 186]ferè omnes circa Lacum Varaspuracani & Van, nempe Sasan, Gasgi, Basti & alios, nec non aliquos Con­ventus. Ecclesiae verò paulatim collapsae ruinis non reae­dificantur sub Tutcis

Basti Episcopatus, Gasgi Episcopatus, Sasan Episcopa­tus. N. N. N.

Amenaphreic, vel Ameniaperkhik Archiepiscopatus, id est, omnium redemptor, est Monasterium in quo Archi­episcopatûs sedes in Provincia Ararath, juxta civitatem Garni: 10. leucis distat ab Egmiathin versùs Orientem. Gubernat civitatem Erevan, quae est circiter quatuor mille domorum, à qua distat 5. leucis. Dicitur Archiepisco­patus, quia habet sub se multos Conventus, Chogevanch, Masctos, Vardapiet & alios deletos: sed verè est tantùm Episcopatus sub Egmiathin.

Bardulimeos, Archiepiscopatus, id est, S. Bartholomae­us in Provincia Hacbac: habebat olim Episcopatus sub se, qui nunc sunt destructi: nunc autem est Suffraganeus Ar­chiepiscopatus maximi Van.

Betchnu, vel Bgnu, Archiepiscopatus in Provincia Salcunus-Stuer, antea magna civitas, nunc destructa à Persis, octo leucis distans ab Erezan versùs Septentrionem: habet sub se Episcopatus sequentes.

1. Hair-Johan, vel Hairuvanch, Episcopatus in Pro­vincia Gelarchuni.

2. Kietcharvasvanch, Episcopatus in villà Provinciae Salcunus-Stuer.

3. Schalvachuvanch Episcopatus: deleta civitas & Epis­copatus: nullus Monachus superest in conventu.

Sevan, Episcopatus in Provincia Salcunus-Stuer.

Karienusvanch Monasterium S. Basilii sub Archiepisco­patu Besenu.

Caesarea, Archiepiscopatus Provinciae Cappadociae: ha­bet tantùm duos Suffraganeos.

1. Surb-Astuasasin, Sta. Dei Genitrix, Episcopatus 3. leucis distans à Caesarea versùs Meridiem.

2. Hisia Episcopatus, 6. leucis versùs Septentrionem distat à Caesarea: ibi etiam est Monasterium Ordinis S. Ba­silii, quod dicitur Surb-Sargis, S. Sergius.

Surb-Carapet, Archiepiscopatus, vel Karapiet, id est, praecursor S. Joannes, in provincia Taron, Vulgò Muse propè Bitlis. Habet subse.

1. Matnavanchmscu, Episcopatus in eadem Provincia.

2. Bitlis, Episcopatus in eadem Provincia.

Opar, antè Archiepiscopatus, nunc deletus, & Pro­vincia propè civitatem Ranni & Provinciam Sciracvam Armeniae magnae.

Derganavanch, Archiepiscopatus in Provincia Dergan inter Arzerum & Arsingam: subjecta Turcis est illa regio.

Fahrapat, vel Ferah-bat, vel Ferawavu, Archiepisco­patus, vel potiùs Episcopatus in Provincia Mansanderam. Surb-Grigor, id est, S. Gregorius, Archiepiscopatus, idem qui vocatur Lusavaric, & idem Monasterium in Provincia Carin vel Arzerum. Vocatur quoque Archiepiscopatus Arzerum, nam Monasterium Lusavarich distat tantùm leucà versùs Orientem ab Arzerum.

1. Surb-Astuasasin S. Dei Genitrix, Episcopatus in Pro­vincia Karin: distat autem 4. leucis versus Orientem Sep­tentrionalem ab Arzerum.

2. Ginisuvanch, Episcopatus sub Turcis: distat 8. leu­cis versùs Occidentem ab Arzerum.

3. Mamruanavanch, Episcopatus in Provincia Mamru­am prope civitatem Ohtic.

Hacbat, Archiepiscopatus magnus in Provincia Arme­niae Fascir, vulgò Lorri: distat Hacbat 20. leucis circiter versùs Meridiem Orientalem à Tiplis. Habet Suffraga­neos.

1. Goruvanch, Episcopatus in Provincia Gori prope civitatem Gori in regione Georgianorum.

2. Hacartinwanch, Episcopatus deletus.

3. Macaravanch, Episcopatus deletus.

Hamith, Archiepiscopatus, seu Caracmit, sed Syri Chaldaei & Armeni vocant tantùm Hamith. Car, lingua vulgari significat nigrum; & quia sita est ad radicem mon­tis in quo sunt multae partes nigrae, ideo dicitur Car-Ha­mith. Armeni volunt esse antiquam Tigranatensem. Ibi sedet quoque Patriarcha Syrorum Jacobitarum ab anno 1662. qui sedebat ante in Orfa. Sedet quoque ibi Suffra­ganeus Episcopus Patriarchae Nestorianorum, qui nunc sedet in Elchong, 8. leucis distante versùs Septentrionem à Mozul seu Ninive antiqua, ut fert illorum Traditio. Ha­bet Suffraganeos Episcopos

1. Ael, vel Agel, distat unâ leucâ ab Hamith.

2. Arcni, distat 2. diebus ab Hamith.

3. Balu Episcopatus, distat ab Hamith 3. diebus.

4. Edesia Episcopatus, distat 4. diebus ab Hamith versus Meridiem Occidentalem.

5. Germuc Episcopatus, 3. diebus distat ab Hamith.

6. Merdin Episcopatus, Orientis Meridionalis respectu Hamith.

7. Senchuse, Episcopatus distans ab Hamith 4. diebus.

8. Thulguran Episcopatus, distat ab Hamith 2. diebus.

Harberdu, vel Harberd Archiepiscopatus in Provincia Harberd, Ecclesia aut Monasterium est Surb-Astuasasin prope Hamith ipsi Occidentalem: habet sub se 4. Episco­patus & 3. Conventus, quorum nomina ignorabat D. Ar­chiepiscopus Uskan.

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Hispahan, vulgò Armenis Sphuhun, Archiepiscopatus, regia civitas Persarum à tempore tantùm Scha-Abas, qui Armenos plurimos collegit in parte civitatis, aut suburbio quod dicitur Gulfa, aliis Ciolfa, in quo sunt Armenorum Ecclesiae 20. 1. Surb-Astuasasin. 2. Surb-Nicolaus. 3. Surb-Jacub. 4. Surb-Amenaphreic, id est, omnium redemptor, & est Monasterium S. Basilii. 5 Surb-Grigor. 6. Surb-Johan. 7. Amirrasthenesi. 8. Karametichens 9. Portuens. 10. Norascencim. 11. karachein. 12. S. Jacub. 13. Anapatinn. 14. Erevaneseos magnus. 15. Ere­vaneseos minor. 16. Gazge. 17. Schsapanin. 18. Ckocin. 19. Est Conventus Monialium. 20. Chogia Abedik.

In Gulfa vel Ciolfa & Erevan, villa vicina Hispahan, sunt circiter octo mille Armeni ferè omnes mercatores. Habet Suffraganeos.

1. Pharia, Episcopatus versùs Occidentem: distat ab Hispahan tribus circiter diebus.

2. . . . .

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Karmiuvanch Archiepiscopatus, id est, ruber Conven­tus, quia lapides sunt rubri, est in Provincia Ecegazor: distat ab Erevan & Naxuvan 2. diebus. Habet Suffraga­neos.

1 Capisvanch, Episcopatus & Monasterium S. Basilii propè civitatem Capis, quae nunc est deserta.

Caputusvanch, id est, caerulei coloris Monasterium aut atri in Provincia Ecegazor: nunc non est Episcopatus, sed tantùm Monasterium: olim erat Episcopatus.

2. Derbavanch, Episcopatus Provinciae Ecegazor.

3. Hermonivanch, Episcopatus Provinciae Ecegazor.

4. Azpter, Episcopatus Provinciae Sabhunissor: distat ab Erevan versùs Orientem circiter 20. leucis.

Machienusvanch, Archiepiscopatus propè villam Ma­chienus in Provincia Gelarchuni: distat versùs Orientem [Page 189]15. leucis circiter ab Erevan: nullos habet sub se Epis­copatus, quia sunt destructi & Monasteria.

Macu, Archiepiscopatus magnus in Provincia Artaz: in Cathedrali Ecclesia est Corpus S. Thaddaei. Habet sub se

1. Auhar, Episcopatus: distat versùs Meridiem Orien­talem à Macu 5. diebus.

2. Hoi, Episcopatus: distat versùs Meridiem à Macu 2. diebus.

3. Jormi, Episcopatus: distat unâ die à Tabris, tribus verò versùs Orientem Meridionalem à Macu.

4. Maratha, Episcopatus ad Occidentem Tabris. Ibi sedebat Episcopus Italicus à 300. annis, & vertit multos libros Armenicè, & fecit multos Vardapiet.

5. Salmast, Episcopatus propè Maraga.

Surb-Narcavea, id est, S. primus Martyr Stephanus, Archiepiscopatus versùs Meridiem Occidentalem: distat 12. leucis à Naxuvan: Suffraganeos habebat olim multos & Monasteria; sed praeter Astapat omnia sunt destructa. Olim Gulfa d'Hispahan erat sub ditione Archiepiscopi,

1. Astapat, vel Surb-Stephan, cui Ecclesia est dicata.

2. Nachiovan.

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Surb-Uscan, id est, signum Stae. Crucis, quia ibi est pars Sanctae Crucis: est idem Archiepiscopatus quàm Se­baste sub Turcis. Habet sub se

1. Azptiruvanch, Episcopatus Provinciae Ascharu.

2. Andreasic, Episcopatus Provinciae Acscan: Ecclesia est Surb-Astuasasin.

3. Surb-Hresctacapet, id est, S. Archangelus, Episco­patus in Sebastia.

Sanachim, Archiepiscopatus in Provincia Tascir, vel Lorri, versùs Tiplis: qui erant sub illo Episcopatus & Conventus, sunt destructi.

Scammachi, vel Acuanis, Archiepiscopatus propè mare Caspium: quierant sub eo Episcopatus & Conventus, sunt destructi.

Tathevanch, Archiepiscopatus, magnus in provincia Kapan. Habet sub se

1. Mecri Episcopatum.

2. 3. 4. Sunt alii Episcopatus, quorum non recordatur D. Uskan. Habet etiam Archiepiscopus Tathevanch sab se Monasteria.

1. Surb-Carapiet.

2. Tanzapharac.

3. Vagathevanch.

4. Anapat, in quo sunt plusquam centum Eremitae in deserto.

5. 6. Duo Conventus Monialium, unus Schriher, alius Zanzaparach.

Thivatavanch, id est, S. Anna, Archiepiscopatus pro­pè civitatem Thucat vicinam Amasiae, olim Eudochia versùs Occidentem Septentrionalem, distat ab Egmiathin 150. leucis circiter. Habet sub se

1. Nazianzenum, Episcopatus sub Turcis.

2. Marzuanavanch, Episcopatus provinciae Marzuan sub Turcis.

3. Neucaesaria, Episcopatus sub Turcis.

Van, Archiepiscopatus magnus, idem qui & Varach, est Conventus in quo sedet Archiepiscopus, & Van est ci­vitas vicina juxta Lacum magnum Varaspuracani. Habet sub se Suffraganeos

1. Arces, vel Arciscuvanch, Episcopatus, seu Argens prope Lacum magnum.

2. Clath, Episcopatus, seu Chelath juxta Lacum.

3. Ctusuvanch, vel Ctus, juxta Lacum versùs Occiden­tem: ibi sunt tres Conventus Monachorum & Eremita­rum, quibus praeest Episcopus.

4. Lim in ipso Lacu versùs Occidentem, Episcopatus.

5. Ustan, Episcopatus versùs Septentrionem laci Va­raspuracani.

6. Husanus Episcopatus.

S. Ephannivanch, Monasterium tantùm prope Van.

Virap, id est, caverna vel abyssus, in qua S. Grigor latuit & vixit 13. annis: ibi celebratur Missa: est tantùm Episcopatus sub Egmiathin, a quo versùs Meridiem Ori­entalem circa Ararath distat 12. Leucis; sed dicitur Ar­chiepiscopatus, quia sub se habet tres hos Conventus.

1. Vanstan.

2. Uzavanch.

3. Muscacbiurvuanch.

Subscripsi Ʋscanus Episcopus Ʋschavanch & Var­dapiet ac Vicarius generalis in Armenia, sigil­lúmque apposui.

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