Gennadius of Massilia

Gennadius of Massilia

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Gennadius of Massilia (died c. 496), also known as Gennadius Scholasticus or Gennadius of Marseille, was a 5th century Christian priest and historian. His best-known work is De Viris Illustribus ("Of Famous Men"), a biography of over 90 contemporary significant Christians, which continued a work of the same name by Jerome.Gennadius was a priest of Massilia (now Marseille) and a contemporary of Pope Gelasius I. Nothing is known of his life, save what he tells us himself in the last of the biographies he wrote: "I, Gennadius, presbyter of Massilia, wrote eight books against all heresies, five books against Nestorius, ten books against Eutyches, three books against Pelagius, a treatise on the thousand years of the Apocalypse of John, this work, and a letter about my faith sent to blessed Gelasius, bishop of the city of Rome."show more

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  • Paperback | 136 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 209g
  • Commun
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136681455
  • 9786136681450