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Sozomenus, Salminius Hermias (Sozomen)
(529 words)

active in the 1st half of the 5 cent. AD;

Greek Christian historian; advocate Constantinople.

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History of the church in 9 books, covering the period 323–422, meant to be a continuation of the Ecclesiastical History of Eusebius [7] of Caesarea. Commissioned by Cassiodorus , parts of this history were translated into Latin by Epiphanius [3] Scholasticus (Historia tripartita; also with excerpts from Sozomenus;…

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Heil, Uta, “Sozomenus, Salminius Hermias (Sozomen)”, 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 19 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0206>
First published online: 2011
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