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A dictionary of Christian biography and literature to the end of the sixth century A.D.

with an account of the principal sects and heresies
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J. Murray , London
Fathers of the church -- Dictionaries, Christian biography -- Diction
Statementedited by Henry Wace, and William C. Piercy.
ContributionsPiercy, William C. joint ed., Smith, William, Sir, 1813-1893.
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LC ClassificationsBR95 .W3
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Paginationxi, 1028 p.
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Open LibraryOL6539615M
LC Control Number12001409

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Internet Archive BookReader A dictionary of Christian biography and literature to the end of the sixth century, A.D., with an account of the principal sects and heresies. Sidonius (2) Apollinaris, St. His grandfather Apollinaris had been praefectus praetorio of Gaul under the rival emperor Constantine, a.d.

(Zos. 4; Olympiodorus, ap. Phot. Bibl. 57, ed. Bekker), and was the first of the family to become a Christian. An epitaph written by his grandson for his tomb near Lyons speaks of him in the highest terms, especially on this account. Dictionary of Christian Biography and Literature to the End of the Sixth Century/Severus, patriarch of Antioch.

In the Sixth Book of the Select Letters of Severus, in the Syriac version of Athanasius of Nisibis, were ed. by G. Brooks (Lond.). For a full statement of his opinions see the great work of Dorner, and art.

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This resource has valuable information on early Christian people and movements. A dictionary of Christian biography and literature to the end of the sixth century A.D by Wace, Henry; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Dictionaries, Christian biography, Fathers of the church, Accessible book, Heresy.

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New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of. Sedulius, 5th-cent. poet. Sedulius (1), a 5th-cent. poet, of whose life very few details are known. The only trustworthy information is given by his two letters to Macedonius, from which we learn that he devoted his early life, perhaps as a teacher of rhetoric, to heathen literature.

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(William Coleman); Smith, William, Hegesippus, father of church history. Hegesippus (1), commonly known as the father of church history, although his works, except a few fragments which will be found in Routh (Rel. Sacr. –) and in Grabe (Spicil. –), have perished. Nothing positive is known of his birth or early circumstances.

Petrus (12), bp. of Apamea, the metropolis of Syria Secunda, under Anastasius, c. ; a Monophysite, a warm partisan of Severus the intruding patriarch of Antioch, the leader of the Acephali, and charged with sharing in the violent and sanguinary attempts to force the Monophysite creed on the reluctant Syrian church.

Peter was accused of having taken forcible possession of his see, in. Ursacius (fl. –) was the bishop of Singidunum (the ancient city which was to become Belgrade), during the middle of the 4th us played an important role during the evolving controversies surrounding the legacies of the Council of Nicaea and the theologian Arius, acting frequently in concert with his fellow bishops of the Diocese of Pannonia (or "Illyria"), Germinius of.

Dictionary of Christian Biography and Literature to the End of the Sixth Century/Parmenianus, a bp. of Carthage. Caius, ecclesiastical writer. Caius (2), an ecclesiastical writer at the beginning of the 3rd cent., according to late authority, a presbyter of the Roman church.

Eusebius mentions but one work of his, to which he refers four times (H. 25, iii. 28, 31, vi. 20), and from which he gives some short was a dialogue purporting to be a report of a disputation held at Rome during.

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in this unique, concise volume.Polycarp (/ ˈ p ɒ l i k ɑːr p /; Greek: Πολύκαρπος, Polýkarpos; Latin: Polycarpus; AD 69 – ) was a 2nd-century Christian bishop of Smyrna. According to the Martyrdom of Polycarp, he died a martyr, bound and burned at the stake, then stabbed when the fire failed to consume his body.

Polycarp is regarded as a saint and Church Father in the Eastern Orthodox, Oriental Orthodox Attributes: Wearing the pallium, holding a book .A Dictionary of Christian Biography and Literature to the End of the Sixth Century A.D.

Francis Fletcher, chaplain to Sir Francis Drake, reads from the Anglican Book of Common Prayer somewhere in California on “the first Sunday after Trinity”—the first time the English prayer book is known to have been used in the New World.