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Metaphrast, the

Edited by F. L. Cross and E. A. Livingstone

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

Third edition

Published in print January 2005 | ISBN: 9780192802903
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199566716
Metaphrast, the

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A traditional name for the Byzantine hagiographer, *Simeon (q.v.; fl. c.960), derived from his translation (Gk. metaphrasis

Reference Entry.  27 words. 

Subjects: Christianity

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