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Philip Sidetes

Catechetical School of Alexandria

St Athanasius (c. 296—373) Greek theologian and upholder of Christian orthodoxy against Arianism

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(3rd cent.),

Alexandrian ecclesiastical writer. Philip Sidetes states that he was head of the Catechetical School, but no other ancient authority gives him such a position. He elaborated a system of theology on Origenist lines in his Hypotyposes, of which an account is preserved by Photius.

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