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Gregorius
(2,969 words)

[German version]

I. Greek

(Γρηγόριος; Grēgórios)

[German version]

[I 1] Thaumaturgus Lawyer and theologian, 3rd cent. AD

G. was born between AD 210 and 213, as the son of a wealthy pagan family in Neocaesarea/ Pontus (modern Niksar), probably under the name of Theodorus. In 232/3 (or 239), after a thorough elementary education G. actually wanted to study law in  Berytus/Beirut but before this in  Caesarea [2] (Palestine) got to know  Origen who taught there and then studied under his supervision the ‘Christian sciences’ (initial…

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Markschies, Christoph (Berlin), Savvidis, Kyriakos (Bochum), Touwaide, Alain (Madrid), Giaro, Tomasz (Frankfurt/Main), Uthemann, Karl-Heinz (Amsterdam), Fröhlich, Roland (Tübingen) and Eigler, Ulrich (Zürich), “Gregorius”, 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 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_brill000835>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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