patriarchs of Antioch

Letters Of Synods

LETTERS OF SYNODS By this name, two types of documents are generally described. The letters addressed either to other bishops or to some other contemporary personage, preserved in Greek or Coptic. These have been conveniently indexed by M. Geerard in his Clavis Patrum Graecorum (CPG). They derive from the synods held in the ancient period …

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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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Jacob Baradaeus

JACOB BARADAEUS (c. 500-578) The apostle of Monophysite Christianity in the church of Antioch (see MONOPHYSITISM). Through his efforts to preserve the Antiochene church from persecution he is known as the founder of the Syrian Orthodox church, or Jacobite church, which regards him as a saint. Jacob Baradaeus was born in the village of Gamawa …

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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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