Evagrius Scholasticus
d. AD 600 • Historian • Scholar
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Evagrius Scholasticus
Evagrius Scholasticus (c. 536–600), Church historian. A native of Coele-Syria, he was a lawyer by profession. His ‘History’, which is in six books, extends from the Council of *Ephesus (431) to 594, and thus continues the Histories of *Eusebius and his successors. Though a poor theologian and a credulous
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Evagrius (surnamed “The Scholastic”) (536–600).—Greek historian; born in Syria. His Ecclesiastical History in six books contains the history of the Church from 431 to 594.
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Evagrius (17)
EVAGRIUS (17), an ecclesiastical historian of the 6th century, who wrote a church history in six books, embracing a period of 163 years, from the council of Ephesus a.d. 431, to the twelfth year of the emperor Mauricius Tiberius, a.d. 594. He was born at Epiphania in Coele Syria, a.d. 536 or 537. His
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Evagrius of Epiphania
EVAGRIUS of Epiphania (Scholasticus) (d. after 594). 6th-c. ecclesiastical historian (born at Epiphania in *Syria, ca. 527 [Epiphaneia, on the Orontes]; died at *Antioch, post-594), author of a Historia ecclesiastica in 6 books and other lost works (discourses, dialogues, letters). After studying law
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Evagrius, Scholasticus
Evagrius, Scholasticus (c. 536–600)Byzantine lawyer and historianBorn at Epiphania, in Syria, after training as a grammarian and rhetorician Evagrius settled in Antioch, where he became a lawyer. About 594 he wrote a history of the church in six books, which continued Eusebius’s Ecclesiastical History