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Rufinus

Subject: Religion

(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 ...

Sirmond, Jacques

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early Modern History (1500 to 1700)
Length:
161 words

... in his historical works. On returning to France he became rector of the Jesuit college in Paris ( 1617 ) and confessor to King Louis XIII ( 1637–43 ). His principal works were editions of the church fathers ( Fulgentius , Paschasius Radbertus , Theodoret of Cyrrhus , Rufinus , and the Opuscula then attributed to Eusebius of Caesarea and now believed to be the work of Eusebius of Emesa). His Dionysii Parisiensis et Dionysii Areopagitae discrimen ( 1641 ) prompted a protracted controversy in its refusal to identity Dionysius of Paris ( St Denis ,...

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