St Anastasius

(d. c. 700)

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(d. c.700),

Abbot of the monastery of St Catherine on Mount Sinai. He is believed to have attacked Monophysitism at Alexandria as early as 640 and it is chiefly against this heresy that his main work, the Hodegos (Guide), is directed. Feast day in the E., 21 Apr.

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

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