Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts

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Gregorius of Nyssa (Gregory of Nyssa)
(805 words)

b. between AD 335 and 340 in Caesarea (Cappadocia);

d. shortly after AD 394 in Nyssa (Cappadocia);

eminent Greek Doctor of the Church; became bishop of Nyssa in 372; brother of Basilius [1] of Caesarea.

Works

Among the extant works are a large number of short catechetical (e.g. Lógos katēchētikós ho mégas; Perì parthenías; Perì psychês kaì anastáseōs),…

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Landfester, Manfred, “Gregorius of Nyssa (Gregory of Nyssa)”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, English edition by Tine Jerke and Volker Dallman (2009). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der antiken Texte: Autoren- und Werklexikon. Herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester in Verbindung mit Brigitte Egger. Serie: Der Neue Pauly – Supplemente, 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, Band 2. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2007). Consulted online on 21 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0097>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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