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(Ἐπιφάνιος; Epiphánios).

[1] of Salamis Ascetic and priest

[German version]

A. Biography

E. was born between 310 and 320 in the Palestinian Beṯ Guvrin/Eleutheropolis (short biography in GCS Epiphanius 1,1 Holl), more precisely in the nearby village of Besanduke/Beṯ Zedek (= Dair Saad…

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Markschies, Christoph (Berlin) and Hiltbrunner, Otto (Gröbenzell), “Epiphanius”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 22 November 2019 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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