J. P. Migne

Socrates (C. 380-456)

SOCRATES (c. 380-456) A church historian. Socrates was a native of Constantinople, where he lived and obtained his education. He ultimately became a lawyer and earned the title Scholasticus. He is best known as a church historian and seems to have started where EUSEBIUS OF CAESAREA left off. Thus his history is probably the most …

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Saint Ammonas

SAINT AMMONAS The Anchorite and Bishop. The APOPHTHEGMATA PATRUM includes about fifteen items relating to a fourth-century Abba Ammonas who spent at least fourteen years at SCETIS and was in touch with Saint ANTONY (Cotelier, 1864, pp. 120-24, Ammonas 7-8, Antony 26) before becoming a bishop. It is not too bold to identify this person …

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Patrologia Orientalis

PATROLOGIA ORIENTALIS Beginning in 1886, Rene Graffin (1858-1941), professor at the Institut catholique in Paris, conceived the idea of adjoining to the Patrologia Latina and the Patrologia Graeca of J. P. Migne a collection comprising the texts of the Eastern church fathers, which were to be printed in their original languages with a translation on …

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PATROLOGIA ORIENTALIS

Patrologia Orientalis

PATROLOGIA ORIENTALIS Beginning in 1886, Rene Graffin (1858-1941), professor at the Institut catholique in Paris, conceived the idea of adjoining to the Patrologia Latina and the Patrologia Graeca of J. P. Migne a collection comprising the texts of the Eastern church fathers, which were to be printed in their original languages with a translation on …

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