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Gelasius
(565 words)

[German version]

[1] Bishop of Caesarea [2] Maritima/Palaestina

Bishop of  Caesarea [2] Maritima/Palaestina (died before AD 400). The nephew of  Cyrillus of Jerusalem, installed as bishop around 365/367, took part in the Council of Constantinople in 381 and in the synod there in 394. At the wish of his uncle, G. wrote a continuation of the Church history by  Eusebius [7] of Caesarea, going as far as 395, which had a long-lasting effe…

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Rist, Josef (Würzburg), Markschies, Christoph (Berlin) and Brändle, Rudolf (Basle), “Gelasius”, 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 19 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e420760>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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