Johanan (Ezr. 8:12)
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Also called Jehohanan. A leader of the family of Azgad who returned from exile with Ezra, leading a group of 110 men (Ezra 8:12).
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JOANNES, jurists. 1. Comes Sacrarii, under Theodosius the younger, was one of the nine commissioners appointed by that emperor in a. d. 429 to compile codes of law upon a plan which was subsequently abandoned. He was not, however, afterwards employed in compiling the Theodosian code, of which a great
JOANNES (Ἰωάννης), Literary and Ecclesiastical. The index to the Bibliotheca Graeca of Fabricius contains a list of about two hundred persons by whom this name was borne; and many more are recorded by the Byzantine historians, or noticed in the Bibliotheca Orientalis of Assemani, the Historia Litteraria
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JOANNES (519), the name of several anchorites and others in Palestine, Syria, and Egypt, mentioned by John Moschus in his Pratum Spirituale (Pat. Gr. lxxxvii. pt. 3; Pat. Lat. lxxiv.); viz.—i. an aged anchorite in the monastery of Eustorgius in the Jordan wilderness, cir. 500 (Prat. cap. 1). He afterwards
JOANNES (532), the name of several monks at the seventh synod, 787, viz.:—i. The presbyter and syncellus of Theodore patriarch of Antioch and of Elias patriarch of Jerusalem, his colleague Thomas representing Politianus pope of Alexandria. Ignatius in his life of Tarasius (cap. v. § 19) makes this distinction,
JOANNES (534), the name of two martyrs under Sapor II., recorded without a commemoration day in the Ancient Syrian Martyrology of Wright. (Journ. Sac. Lit. Jan. 1866, p. 432.)[G. T. S.]
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Johanan [jō-han-un] (יוחנן, “Yahweh Has Been Gracious”) (1) a Benjaminite who defected to David at Ziklag (1 Chron. 12:4) (2) a Gadite who defected to David at Ziklag (1 Chron. 12:12) (3) a priest, the son (or descendant) of a priest Azariah (9) in the time of Solomon (1 Chron. 6:9) (4) an Ephraimite;
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