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Headword: Ἰσίδωρος
Adler number: iota,629
Translated headword: Isidoros, Isidorus, Isidore [of Pelusium]
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
The elder; of Pelusium; a very distinguished man. Philosopher and rhetor. He wrote 3000 letters expounding Holy Scripture, and certain other works.
Greek Original:
Ἰσίδωρος, πρεσβύτης, ὁ Πηλουσιώτης, ἀνὴρ ἐλλογιμώτατος, φιλόσοφός τε καὶ ῥήτωρ. ἐπιστολὰς ἑρμηνευούσας τὴν θείαν γραφὴν τρισχιλίας γέγραφε, καὶ ἄλλα τινά.
Notes:
RE Isidoros(23). 4th/5th century AD.
Isidore was the head of a monastery near Pelusium on the eastern estuary of the Nile. As an exegete, he followed the tradition of John Chrysostom. His extant works (consisting of over 2000 letters) are found in PG 78. See Catholic Encyclopedia entry at web address 1.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; Christianity; geography; philosophy; religion; rhetoric
Translated by: Malcolm Heath on 25 April 2001@11:35:52.
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David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 13 September 2002@06:56:23.
Catharine Roth (added note) on 9 December 2002@00:49:21.
Catharine Roth (withdrew note) on 9 December 2002@10:50:30.
Catharine Roth (augmented note, added link) on 9 December 2002@11:21:41.
Catharine Roth (added keyword) on 17 April 2006@00:57:35.
David Whitehead on 15 January 2013@06:31:50.

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