Zacharias Scholasticus

(d. 536)

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(d. after 536),

Monophysite writer. He became a lawyer at Constantinople c.492 and later was Bp. of Mitylene on the island of Lesbos. His main work was a Church history, valuable for the period 450–91. He also wrote Lives of Severus of Antioch, Peter the Iberian, and others, and works against the Neoplatonists and the Manichees.

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

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