Christian Cyclopedia

About the Cyclopedia


(ca. 370–ca. 414). B. Cyrene, Libya, Afr.; studied at Alexandria, Egypt, under Hypatia*; Neoplatonist; influenced by Origen*; married a Christian wife 403 with the blessing of Theophilus,* patriarch of Alexandria; bp. Ptolemais (chosen 410, consecrated 411 by Theophilus); opposed Anomoeans*; Credited with 10 hymns. Other works include Oratio de regno; De providentia; De insomniis; Epistolae.

MPG, 66, 1021–1616.

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