Oxford Index Search Results

You are looking at 1-3 of 3 items for:

Messalians x History by Period x clear all

Refine by type

Refine by product

 

Messalians

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

A pietistic mendicant sect apparently originating in Mesopotamia in the 4th cent. They spread to Syria, Asia Minor, Thrace, and Egypt, and were condemned at the Council of Ephesus in 431,...

See overview in Oxford Index

Messalianism

Timothy E. Gregory.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

January 1991; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 338 words.

the ascetic and pietistic movement of the Messalians (Μεσσαλιανοί, from Syriac mṣlÿn', “praying people”), also termed Euchitai; it probably

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Messalians

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

A pietistic mendicant sect apparently originating in Mesopotamia in the 4th cent. They spread to Syria, Asia Minor, Thrace, and Egypt, and were condemned at the Council of Ephesus in 431,...

See overview in Oxford Index

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...

See overview in Oxford Index