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life of Porphyry, bishop of Gaza

Marcus Diaconus

life of Porphyry, bishop of Gaza

by Marcus Diaconus

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Published by Eastern Orthodox Books in Willits, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Porphyry, -- Bishop of Gaza, Saint, -- ca. 347-420.

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint of 1913 ed. published by Clarendon Press, Oxford.

    Statementby Mark the deacon ; translation by G. F. Hill.
    ContributionsHill, George Francis, Sir, 1867-1948.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18244806M

    The worship of Marnas, “the Cretan Zeus,” persisted at Gaza till A.D., when it was finally suppressed and his sanctuary, the Marneion, destroyed. See Mark the Deacon's Life of Porphyry, Bishop of Gaza, , pp. , G. F. Hill's translation (Oxford, ). From this work (ch. 19, p. John II (c. – 10 January ) was bishop of Jerusalem from AD to AD John II succeeded to the episcopal throne of Jerusalem on the death of Cyril in (or ). He was the author, according to an increasing number of modern scholars, of the five Mystagogical Catecheses traditionally ascribed to his predecessor Cyril. He is revered as a saint by the Orthodox Church and his feast.

    He was a noble and wealthy Greek. He was first a hermit, and then a bishop, at Gaza in Palestine. He died the same year as Saint Jerome. Saint Porphyry’s life was written by one of his disciples named Mark. Making good come out of undesired circumstances Part of life is doing things we’d rather not. When that happens, we could look to St. Porphyry of Gaza, who was forced to become a bishop — even kidnapped, one account says — but went on to excel in ministry. Porphyry was born into a wealthy family in Thessalonica (now Macedonia), in the mid-4th century. When he he entered Skete, a.

    Description. The present work proposes to revisit a text often quoted as a key witness to the spread of Christianity in Late Antiquity: the Life of Porphyry of Gaza by Mark the Deacon (VSP).). This equivocal document, composed in the literary form of a saint’s Life, tells how at the beginning of the fifth century the city of Gaza in Palestine erased its pagan past under the influence of a. Saint Porphyry (Template:Lang-la; Template:Lang-grc-gre, Porphyrios; Slavonic: Порфирий, Porfiriy; c. –) was bishop of Gaza from to , known from the account in his Life for Christianizing the recalcitrant pagan city of Gaza, and demolishing its of birth: (statement with Gregorian date earlier .


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THE LIFE OF SAINT PORPHYRY, BISHOP OF GAZA. T1 It is a good thing to behold with our own eyes the contendings of holy men, and their godly zeal and desire, for the sight thereof causeth us to love them.

Nevertheless the narrations of such as have known them truly likewise furnish no small profit, stealing into the souls of them that listen.

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This work is in the. Our father among the saints Porphyrios of Gaza ((Greek): Πορφύριος; (Latin): Porphyrius; (Old Church Slavonic): Порфирий, Porfiriy) was the Bishop of Gaza from to AD, known from the account in his Life for Christianizing the recalcitrant pagan city of Gaza, and having its temples demolished.

His feast day is celebrated on February 26 / March 11 (March 10). Bishop of Gaza and hermit also called Porphyrius, not to be confused with the thirdcentury Neoplatonist philosopher.

Born in Thessalonika, Macedonia, he belonged to a wealthy Greek family but, at the age of twenty five, became a hermit in the desert of Skete, Egypt, later residing on the banks of the Jordan in Palestine, and finally in Jerusalem. With the help of his friend Mark, he gave away.

PORPHYRY, Bishop. AT the age of twenty-five, Porphyry, a rich citizen of Thessalonica, left the world for one of the great religious houses in the desert of Sceté. Here he remained five years, and then, finding himself drawn to a more solitary life, passed into Palestine, where he spent a similar period in the severest penance, till ill health.

Klappentext The Life Of Porphyry, Bishop Of Gaza. PREFACE. The present translation of the Life of Saint Porphyry is based on the Greek text published in the Teubner series by the members of the Bonn Philological Society in I My thanks are due to Messrs, Teubner for their courtesy in allowing me to make use of this text, the pages of which are indicated by figures preceded.

Porphyry, Bishop of Gaza, Saint, ca. ; Porphyry, approximately approximately ; Porphyry, Saint, Bishop of Gaza, ca. The life of Porphyry, Bishop of Gaza / by Mark the Deacon ; translated with introduction and notes by G.F. Hill - Details - Trove. MARK THE DEACON LIFE OF ST PORPHYRY OF GAZA.

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In his early religious life, St Porphyry worked in Palestine and then Jerusalem, committing himself to a routine of prayer and austerity. At the age of 45, St Porphyry was appointed Bishop of Gaza. There he experienced, at first hand, the pagan hostility towards Christians; upon his arrival in Gaza, they claimed a severe drought was “the feet.

Porphyry (or Porphyrius) of Gaza is known to us only from the ''Vita Porphyrii'' allegedly written by his deacon, '''Marcus Diaconis''' ('''Marcus the Deacon'''), which claims to be a contemporary account Apparent use of [[Theodoret]] and other later sources convinced P.

Peeters that it was actually written after AT the age of twenty-five, Porphyry, a rich citizen of Thessalonica, left the world for one of the great religious houses in the desert of Sceté.

Here he remained five years, and then, finding hims.Saint Porphyry (or Saint Porphyrius) (Greek: Πορφύριος, Porphyrios; Latin: Porphyrius; Slavonic: Порфирий, Porfiriy) (ca. –), Bishop of Gaza –, known from the account in his Life for Christianizing the recalcitrant pagan city of Gaza, and demolishing its temples.

Porphyry of Gaza is known to us only from the vivid biography by Mark the Deacon.