For these years his history coincides with that of the Eastern Church from 430 to 451, and for this very reason it is impossible to sketch it even briefly here (see Hefele, Conc.-gesch., vol.
Xviii.; Hefele, Conc.-gesch., vol.
Jahrhundert (2 vols., in Oncken's Allgemeine Gesch., Berlin, 188687), Gesch.
Gesch., 3rd ed., p. 160) rejects the earlier foundation; on the other hand, he insists, with the majority of scholars and against Kosters, on the actual return of exiles in 537 to form the nucleus of the post-exilic community (loc. cit., p. 157 n.).
His reconquest of Babylon in 520 may, in particular, have seemed the prelude to the Messianic age (Wellhausen, Gesch., p. 161 n.).
And Gesch., xii.
On the priority of Jude see especially against Spitta Zur Gesch.u.
Der Gesch., Gorres-Gesellschaft, Paderborn, 1906).
Albers, Konig Dagobert in Gesch., Legende, and Sage (2nd ed., Kaiserslautern, 1884) E.
Gesch., [i.] 1-9; Kretschmer, Einleitung in die Gesch.
Deutschen Gesch., vol.