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Peter Fullo
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(Petrus; Peter the Fuller; πέτρος γναφεύς/pétros gnapheús; died 488), Monophysite. As an opponent of Chalcedon, he expanded the Trisagion by adding the formula ὁ σταυρωϑεὶς δι’ ἡμᾶς/ho staurōtheís diʾ hēmás (“who was crucified for us”). He was three times patriarch of Antioch (471, 476–477, 485–488), interrupted by lengthy periods of banishment. His directive to recite the Creed in the mass falls within his second patriarchate. His surviving works include a Greek encyclical, an epistola synodica to Peter Mongo, and a ritual for the blessing of incense and …

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Suchla, Beate Regina, “Peter Fullo”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 02 April 2020 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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