Socrates Scholasticus Open this page in a new tab

Socrates Scholasticus (c.380 - after 439 CE), aka Socrates of Constantinople, was a native of Constantinople who wrote Historia Ecclesiastica - a history of the Christian Church from 305-439 CE (wikipedia). The work was intended as a continuation of Eusebius' book on Church History and was completed in ~439 CE (wikipedia). His profession is unknown but he may have been a layman (wikipedia).