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Didymus the Blind

(c. 313—398)

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Acts of the Apostles

Acts of the Apostles  

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A New Testament book immediately following the Gospels and relating the history of the early Church, and in particular the missionary journeys of St Paul and others.
Alexandrian School

Alexandrian School  

The school of Platonism coupled with Christian elements that flourished in Alexandria for the two centuries before the city was captured by Arabs in 642. Its most famous member was Hypatia.
Catechetical School of Alexandria

Catechetical School of Alexandria  

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A Christian school in Alexandria, concerned with advanced teaching in theology and with a succession of teachers in charge from the 2nd to the 4th cent., is depicted by Philip Sidetes (5th cent.) ...
Didymos the Blind

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Barry Baldwin

The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

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2005
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last head of the catechetical school at Alexandria; born ca.313, died ca.398. Didymos (Δίδυμος) had a reputation for erudition, although he was blind by four and never attended school. He ... More
Rufinus

Rufinus  

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(fl. 399–401?), commonly called the Syrian, author of a Liber de Fide, described in the only known MS as the work of Rufinus, priest of the province of Palestine. The fact that this work is hostile ...
St John

St John  

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Apostle. According to tradition, the author of the Fourth Gospel, of Revelation, and of three of the Catholic Epistles. Together with his brother St James and St Peter, he belonged to the inner group ...

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