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Theodoretus
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(Θεοδώρητος; Theodṓrētos).

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[1] Bishop of Cyrrhus, 1st half of the 5th cent.

Bishop of Cyrrhus (born in c. 393, bishop in 423, died in c. 466). T. received a solid classical education in the monastic milieu of Antioch [1]. A devoted pastor in his diocese, he fought against heretics (Heresy) and worked towards improving living conditions. In the Christological conflict between Cyrillus [2] of Alexandria and Nestorius he joined the l…

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Rist, Josef (Würzburg) and Baumbach, Manuel (Zürich), “Theodoretus”, 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 02 June 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1207930>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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