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Dioscorus

(Dioscurus; d. 454). Patriarch of Alexandria 444–451, as successor of Cyril* of Alexandria; supported Eutyches*; deposed, but not condemned as heretic, by council of Chalcedon* 451; exiled. See also Coptic Church, 1; Ephesus, “Robber Synod” of.


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