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Zacharias Scholasticus

(Scholastikos; Rhetor; of Mitylene [Mytilene]; d. probably bet. 536 and 553). B. Majuma(s) [Maiuma], near Gaza; studied in Alexandria and Beirut; lawyer Constantinople ca. 492; perhaps to be identified with the bp. of Mitylene (ca. 535–ca. 552); monophysite; known, with Aeneas* of Gaza and Procopius* of Gaza, as one of the Gaza Triad, or Gaza School. Works include a ch. hist. covering most of the 2d half of the 5th c.

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