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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 ...

Rufinus

Rufinus  

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(5th cent. ad),grammarian. His Commentarium in metra Terentiana and his De compositione et de metris oratorum are extant (ed. Keil, Grammatici Latini 6. 554–78).Cf. M. Schanz and C. Hosius, § ...
Rufinus

Rufinus  

(῾Πουφι̑νος), praetorian prefect and adviser of Theodosios I and Arkadios; born Elusa, Gaul, died outside Constantinople 27 Nov. 395.He was magister officiorum 388–92 and used his tenure to increase ...
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 ...
Printer of Rufinus

Printer of Rufinus  

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(fl. 1478–9) First printer in Oxford. The Expositio in Symbolum Apostolorum by Tyrannius Rufinus Aquileiensis has the colophon dated Oxford, 17 December 1468, but since two other small books, dated ...
Sextus

Sextus  

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Originator of a collection of maxims, mentioned by Origen (1) and translated into Latin by Rufinus (2) under the title Anulus. The Syriac translation bears the title Dicta Selecta Sancti ...
Rufus of Capua

Rufus of Capua  

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Martyr. Nothing is known of this saint (who was not a bishop), but whose Legend made him the father of a girl raised to life by Apollinaris of Ravenna. Feast: 27 August, in the Sarum calendar and in ...
Epi Ton Deeseon

Epi Ton Deeseon  

(ὁ ἐπὶ τω̑ν δεήσεων), official whose duty was to receive petitions addressed to the emperor and to answer them. He is usually considered the successor of the late Roman magister ...
Rouphinianai

Rouphinianai  

(῾Πουφινιαναί), or Rufinianae, Asiatic suburb of Constantinople, located on the Sea of Marmara southeast of Chalcedon. The area, formerly referred to as Drys (“the Oak”), took its name from the ...
Skariphos

Skariphos  

(σκάριφος), a sketch or, in architecture, a ground plan. The 5th-C. architect Rufinus is said in the vita of Porphyrios of Gaza to have based his outline (thesis) for the ...
Vibius Rufus, Gaius

Vibius Rufus, Gaius  

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(RE 48)declaimer (perhaps C. Vibius Rufus Rufinus, suffect consul ad 16). L. Annaeus Seneca (1), who quotes him frequently, records that he spoke ‘in the old way’ (Controversiae 9. 2. 25).[...]
Melania

Melania  

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1 ‘The Elder’ (c.342–c.410), a wealthy Roman lady. On the death of her husband, she adopted an ascetic life, left Rome, and founded a double monastery with Rufinus of Aquileia on the Mount of ...
St Chromatius

St Chromatius  

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(d. 407), Bp. of Aquileia from c.388. He was a learned scholar and tried to mediate between St Jerome and Rufinus. Some of his sermons have long been known; others have been identified in modern ...
St Anastasius I

St Anastasius I  

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(27 Nov. 399–19 Dec. 401)A Roman by birth, he had hardly become pope when he was plunged into the quarrel then raging over Origen, the outstanding but controversial 3rd-century Greek theologian. This ...
Church of Georgia

Church of Georgia  

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The conversion of the Iberian king, Mirian III, probably in 334, was due to St Nino. According to Rufinus, she was a Christian captive; in Georgian tradition she is associated with Jerusalem. In the ...
St Frumentius

St Frumentius  

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(c.300–c.380), ‘Apostle of the Ethiopians’. According to Rufinus, he was captured by ‘barbarians’ on his way back from ‘India’, taken before his captors' king, and helped in governing the country. He ...
Palladios

Palladios  

(Παλλάδιος), writer, bishop of Helenopolis in Bithynia (ca.400–406), bishop of Aspuna in Galatia (from ca.412); born Galatia ca.363, died Aspuna ca.431.A pupil of Evagrios Pontikos, he spent the ...
Gainas

Gainas  

(Γαϊναα̑ς), general of Gothic origin; born north of the Danube, died in the northern Balkans before Jan. 401.Having begun his career as a common soldier, he was one of ...
Silvia of Aquitaine

Silvia of Aquitaine  

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A relative of the Roman prefect Rufinus. She was at one time thought to be the author of the ‘Pilgrimage of Egeria’ (q.v.).
Arkadios

Arkadios  

(᾽Αρκάδιος), emperor in the East (395–408); born Constantinople 377/8, died Constantinople 1 May 408.The son of Theodosios I and Aelia Flaccilla, he became augustus in 383. Left as regent ...
Origenism

Origenism  

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The group of theories enunciated by, or attributed to, Origen. Among his earliest opponents was Methodius of Olympus, who rejected his teaching on the pre-existence of souls and his denial of the ...

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