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Anianus of Celeda
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(1st half of 5th cent.; place uncertain) Anianus defended Pelagius at the Synod of Diosopolis (415) and wrote (before 419) a no longer extant polemic against Jerome (cf. Jer. Ep. 143, 2 [to Augustine and Alypius]: Pseudodiaconus celedensis). He is to be identified with the only 5th-century translator of John Chrysostom mentioned by name, although the extent of his contribution (presumably large) to the Latin Chrysostomica remains unclear, in the absence of a critical edition; besides the 25 Homiliae in Matthaeum (translated 419/420) and the 7 Homiliae de laudibus S…

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Zelzer, Michaela, “Anianus of Celeda”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 06 March 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_00731>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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