(d. 311). Head of school of Alexandria; bp. Alexandria 300311; advocated mild treatment of lapsi*; when he went into hiding under persecution 306, Meletius of Lycopolis claimed his position (see also Meletian Schisms, 1); beheaded in persecution under Galerius Valerius Maximinus.* See also Persecution of Christians, 4.
MPG, 18, 449522.
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