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Leontius of Byzantium

(Byzantinus; Scholasticus; ca. 500–ca. 543). Anti-monophysite theol.; probably distinguished from Scythian monk of same name and from one Leontius of Jerusalem; probably the monk whom Sabas* took from the New Laura* in Palestine to Constantinople ca. 530; defended Chalcedonian Christology against Monophysites. Wrote against Nestorianism* and Eutychianism.*

MPG, 86, 1185–2100.

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