John of Ephesus

(c. 507—586)

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Syrian Orthodox historian. In 542 he was sent to convert the pagans in the region of Ephesus, of which he was consecrated bishop by Jacob Baradaeus. His Ecclesiastical History, of which only the third part survives complete, covers the period 571–85.

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

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