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Atticus

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

(d. 425), Patr. of Constantinople from 406.

Though a bitter opponent of St John Chrysostom, he realized that the quarrel with Rome over Chrysostom's condemnation weakened the...

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Basil, Rule of St

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

The monastic Rule put forward by St Basil the Great, which is the basis of the usual Rule followed by religious in the E. Church. The most widespread form of the Rule consists of various...

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Bogomils

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

A member of a heretical medieval Balkan sect professing a modified form of Manichaeism. The name is recorded from the mid 19th century, and comes from medieval Greek Bogomilos, from Bogomilnull...

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Diadochus

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(5th cent.), Bp. of Photike after 451. He wrote (in Greek) 100 Capita Gnostica on the means of attaining spiritual perfection; they are one of the earliest witnesses to the devotion which...

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Euchites

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(Gk. εὐχη̑ται or εὐχι̑ται).

The heretical sect also known as the Messalians (q.v.). The Greek, like the Syriac, title means ‘those who pray’.

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John of Dalyatha

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(8th cent.),

spiritual writer, almost certainly to be identified with John of Saba. A member of the Church of the East, he lived as a monk in various monasteries in NW Iraq; for a...

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Macarius/Simeon

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(4th–5th cent.),

author of the so-called homilies ascribed in most MSS to St Macarius of Egypt but in some to a certain Simeon. Some are homilies proper; some are in the form of...

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Peter the Fuller

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

(d. 488),

Patr. of Antioch. According to an uncertain tradition, he was a monk in the house of the Acoemetae at Constantinople, where he practised as a fuller. Expelled because of...

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Simeon of Mesopotamia

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(5th cent.),

a leader of the Messalians, sometimes identified with the Simeon to whom some MSS attribute the writings of Pseudo-Macarius. See Macarius/Simeon.

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St Amphilochius

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) — Christianity.

(c.340–95),

Bp. of Iconium from 373. A cousin of Gregory Nazianzus, he was president of the Council of Side (390) which excommunicated the Messalians. His Iambics for Seleucus...

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