(ca. 322after 433). Gk. ch. father; b. perhaps Syria; abbot and (378) bp. Beroea (modern Aleppo), NW Syria; adherent of Meletius* of Antioch; took part in all major ch. controversies 360433; opposed John Chrysostom* at the Synodus ad quercum* but helped to have Chrysostom's name reentered posthumously on the diptychs*; took a mediating position in the controversy that swirled around Nestorius.*
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