Christian Cyclopedia

About the Cyclopedia

Symeon Metaphrastes

(Simeon; Logothetes [Gk., primarily “one who audits accounts”; administrative functionary under a Byzantine emp.]; fl. ca. 960; d. perhaps ca. 976/977). Byzantine hagiographer; reworked (“metaphrased”) some biographies, hence his name. His compilation was later expanded. See also Menologion, 3.

Edited by: Erwin L. Lueker, Luther Poellot, Paul Jackson
©Concordia Publishing House, 2000, All rights Reserved. Reproduced with Permission

Internet Version Produced by
The Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod

Original Editions ©Copyright 1954, 1975, 2000
Concordia Publishing House
All rights reserved.

Content Reproduced with Permission

Stay Connected! Join the LCMS Network:

Contact Us Online
(Staff Switchboard)
(Church Info Center)
1333 S Kirkwood Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63122-7226 | Directions


Featured Publication

The Lutheran Witness

LCMS Communications

Interpreting the contemporary world from a Lutheran Christian perspective.
Visit TLW Online