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Evagrius Ponticus

(ca. 346–ca. 399). B. Pontus; deacon and noted preacher at Constantinople; retired as monk to Nitrian desert; friend and disciple of Macarius*; of Egypt through his writings influenced Palladius,* J. Cassianus,* Maximus* the Confessor, and others. MPG, 40, 1213–86.

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