Encyclopedia of Ancient Christianity

Editor/Author Di Berardino, Angelo
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: InterVarsity Press

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-8308-2943-9
Category: Religion & Theology - Christianity
Book Status: Available
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This invaluable reference compiled by top scholars covers 8 centuries of the Christian church and addresses such topics as archaeology, art and architecture, biography, culture, doctrine, ecclesiology, geography, history, philosophy, and theology.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface to the Second English Edition
  • Preface to the Second Italian Edition (2006)
  • Preface to the First Italian Edition (1983)
  • A Note on Using the Encyclopedia
  • Contributors
  • Biblical Abbreviations
  • Bibliographical Abbreviations
  • A
  • AARON (iconography)
  • ABA (mar) (4th c.)
  • ABA I (mar)
  • ABADDON (Heb. ǍBADDŌN)
  • ABANDONED and EXPOSED CHILDREN
  • ABBOT - ABBESS
  • ABDIAS of Babylon (late 6th c.)
  • ABDON and SENNEN
  • ABDUCTION
  • ABEL
  • ABELITES
  • ABERCIUS (late 2nd c.)
  • ABGAR
  • ABIBUS DOLICHENUS (ABIBUS [HABIB] of DOLICHE) (d. after 435)
  • ABITINA, Martyrs of
  • ABLABIUS (d. 338)
  • ABORTION
  • ABRAHAM
  • ABRAHAM bar Dashandad (3rd c.)
  • ABRAHAM bar Lipeh (7th c.)
  • ABRAHAM of Albatanzi
  • ABRAHAM of Beth Rabban (6th c.)
  • ABRAHAM of Beyt Qiduna (or Qidunaya) (4th c.?)
  • ABRAHAM of Clermont (d. ca. 477)
  • ABRAHAM of Ephesus
  • ABRAHAM of Harran (Mesopotamia), bishop (4th-5th c.)
  • ABRAHAM of Kashkar (al-Wasit), *hegumen (d. 586)
  • ABRAHAM of Nathpar (d. 570/575)
  • ABRAHAM of Pbou (d. ca. 580)
  • ABRAHAM the Confessor (d. after 463)
  • ABRASAX (Άβρασάξ, transcribed by the Latin authors as Abraxas)
  • ABUNDIUS (or Abundantius) of Como (d. 489)
  • ACACIANS(oί περί Άκάκιον)
  • ACACIUS
  • ACACIUS of Beroea (d. ca. 433)
  • ACACIUS of Caesarea (d. 365)
  • ACACIUS of Constantinople (Acacian schism) (d. 489)
  • ACACIUS of Melitene (d. 438/449)
  • ACACIUS of Seleucia (d. 496/497)
  • ACATHISTUS
  • ACCLAMATIONS, Liturgical
  • ACCUSATIONS against Christians
  • ACEDIA
  • ACEPHALI
  • ACESIUS (d. after 325)
  • ACHAIA
  • ACHEIROPOIETA
  • ACHILLAS (d. 312)
  • ACHILLAS (d. after 324)
  • ACHILLEUS (first half 5th c.)
  • ACHOLIUS (d. 383)
  • ACILIUS GLABRIO (ca. 40-ca. 95)
  • ACILIUS SEVERUS (d. after 326)
  • ACOEMETAE or Akoimetoi (sleepless ones)
  • ACOLUTHIA
  • ACROSTICS
  • ACTISTETAE
  • ACTS AND CANONS, CONCILIAR
  • ACTS of the COUNCIL of CAESAREA
  • ADAM and EVE
  • ADAMANTIUS
  • ADAMITAE (Adamiani). *
  • ADAMNAN (or Adomnán) (d. 704)
  • ADDAI (or Addaeus)
  • ADEODATUS (372-389/391)
  • ADEODATUS I (or Deusdedit), pope (615-618)
  • ADEODATUS II, pope (672-676)
  • ADIABENE
  • ADIMANTUS the Manichean (3rd c)
  • ADOPTIONISTS
  • ADULTERY
  • AENEAS of Gaza (d. after 518)
  • AEON
  • AERIUS (300-375)
  • AETHICUS of Istria (6th c.?)
  • AETHILWALD (d. after 705)
  • AETIUS Flavius (ca. 390-454)
  • AETIUS of Antioch (d. ca. 365)
  • AETIUS of Constantinople (5th c.)
  • AFRICA
  • AGAPE
  • AGAPE, CHIONIA and IRENE (d. 304)
  • AGAPETI - AGAPETAE
  • AGAPETUS, deacon (ca. 6th c)
  • AGAPETUS I, pope (535-536)
  • AGATHA (d. 250)
  • AGATHANGELOS
  • AGATHO, pope (678-681)
  • AGATHONICE and companions (d. 161/180)
  • AGATHONICUS of Tarsus (5th c.)
  • AGDE, Council of
  • AGELIUS of Constantinople (d. after 384)
  • AGILULF (d. 616)
  • AGNELLUS (ca. 486-569)
  • AGNES (d. 250)
  • AGNOETAE
  • AGNUS DEI
  • AGRAECIUS (d. ca. 487)
  • AGRAPHON
  • AGRESTIUS (5th c.)
  • AGRICIUS (d. ca. 332)
  • AGRIPPA I, or Herod Agrippa (10/9 BC–AD 44)
  • AGRIPPA II (ca. 28–ca. 92)
  • AGRIPPA CASTOR (2nd c.)
  • AGRIPPINUS of Carthage (d. after 220)
  • AGRIUSTIA the African (4th-5th c.)
  • AIDAN of Lindisfarne (d. 651)
  • AILERAN the Wise (d. 665)
  • AITHALLA of Edessa (d. 345/348)
  • AKSUM (Axum)
  • ALARIC I (ca. 370–410)
  • ALBAN of Verulamium (d. 303)
  • ALBANIA of Caucasus
  • ALBINA (4th c.)
  • ALDHELM (639–709)
  • ALEATORIBUS, De
  • ALEPPO (Beroea)
  • ALEXANDER I, pope (105–115)
  • ALEXANDER of Alexandria (d. 17 April 328)
  • ALEXANDER of Antioch
  • ALEXANDER of Apamea (d. after 434)
  • ALEXANDER of Aphrodisias (2nd-3rd c)
  • ALEXANDER of Constantinople (d. 337)
  • ALEXANDER of Cyprus (6th c.)
  • ALEXANDER of Hierapolis (d. ca. 434)
  • ALEXANDER of Jerusalem (d. 250)
  • ALEXANDER of Lycopolis (3rd-4th c.)
  • ALEXANDER of Thessalonica (d. after 335)
  • ALEXANDER SEVERUS (208-235)
  • ALEXANDER the Acoemete (d. ca. 430)
  • ALEXANDRIA
  • ALEXANDRIANS, Letter to the
  • ALEXIUS (4th c.)
  • ALLEGORY - TYPOLOGY
  • ALMACHIUS (or Telemachus) (d. ca. 400)
  • ALMS – ALMSGIVING
  • ALOGI
  • ALPHA and OMEGA
  • ALTAR of VICTORY
  • ALTERCATIO ADRIANI ET EPICTETI
  • ALTERCATIO CONTRA EOS
  • ALTERCATIO DE ANIMA
  • ALTERCATIO ECCLESIAE ET SYNAGOGAE
  • ALTERCATIO HERACLIANI
  • ALTERCATIONES
  • ALYPIUS (d. after 428)
  • AMA (Amma)
  • AMANDUS (d. 676-684)
  • AMANDUS of Bordeaux (4th-5th c.)
  • AMASEA of Pontus (Άμάσεια)
  • AMASTRIS (“Αμαστρις)
  • AMATORIUM CANTICUM
  • AMBROSE (d. ca. 250)
  • AMBROSE (4th c.)
  • AMBROSE of Milan (337?-397)
  • AMBROSIAN LITURGY
  • AMBROSIASTER (d. after 384)
  • AMMIANUS MARCELLINUS (ca. 335–400)
  • AMMON (4th c.)
  • AMMON of Adrianople (d. after 394)
  • AMMONAS (4th c.)
  • AMMONIUS (5th-6th c.)
  • AMMONIUS of Alexandria (6th c.)
  • AMMONIUS Saccas (2nd-3rd c.)
  • AMMONIUS the ALEXANDRIAN (5th-6th c)
  • AMMONIUS the MONK (4th c.)
  • AMPHILOCHIUS of Iconium (b. 340/345, bishop 373/374–398/404)
  • AMPHILOCHIUS of Side (d. 458)
  • AMPHION of Epiphania (d. after 325)
  • AMPHION of Nicomedia (d. after 338)
  • AMULETS
  • ANACLETUS (or Cletus), pope (76-88)
  • ANAMNESIS (Gk άνάμνησις)
  • ANANIAS (apocryphal)
  • ANANIAS and SAPPHIRA (iconography)
  • ANANIAS of Shirak or Anania Shirakatsi (d. 670)
  • ANAPHORA
  • ANASTASIA (d. 303?)
  • ANASTASIANA
  • ANASTASIUS (d. after 658)
  • ANASTASIUS, emperor (d. 518)
  • ANASTASIUS, poet (6th c.?)
  • ANASTASIUS I, pope (399–401)
  • ANASTASIUS I of Antioch (d. 598/599)
  • ANASTASIUS II, pope (496–498)
  • ANASTASIUS II of Antioch (d. 609/610)
  • ANASTASIUS MAGUNDAT (d. 628)
  • ANASTASIUS of Thessalonica
  • ANASTASIUS the Apocrisarius (d. 666)
  • ANASTASIUS the Sinaite (640-700)
  • ANATHEMA
  • ANATOLIUS of Constantinople (d. 458)
  • ANATOLIUS of Laodicea (d. ca. 280)
  • ANATOLIUS of Laodicea (pseudo)
  • ANAZARBUS
  • ANCHORITE
  • ANCIENT LISTS of CANONICAL BOOKS and APOCRYPHA
  • ANCYRA (“Αγκυρα)
  • ANDREW, apostle
  • ANDREW, apostle (apocryphal)
  • ANDREW of Caesarea (6th c.)
  • ANDREW of Crete (ca. 660-740)
  • ANDREW of Samosata (d. after 444)
  • ANEMIUS (d. 382/391)
  • ANGEL
  • ANGERS, Council of
  • ANIANUS (Aignan) of Orleans (d. after 451)
  • ANICETUS, pope (155–166)
  • ANICIA JULIANA (d. 528)
  • ANICIA JULIANA, widow (4th-5th c.)
  • ANIMA MUNDI
  • ANISIUS (d. 410)
  • ANNIANUS, chronicler (4th-5th c.)
  • ANNIANUS of Celeda (d. after 419)
  • ANNUNCIATION (iconography)
  • ANOINTING
  • ANOMOIANS – ANOMOIANISM (Anomoeans - Anomoeanism)
  • ANONYMI CHILIASTAE IN MATTHEUM 24 FRAGMENTA
  • ANONYMOUS (or Antoninus) PLACENTINUS
  • ANONYMOUS ANTIMONTANIST
  • ANONYMOUS APOLLINARIST TEXTS
  • ANONYMOUS ARIANS
  • ANONYMOUS GALLUS (5th-6th c.)
  • ANONYMOUS of VERONA
  • ANONYMOUS SICILIAN
  • ANONYMOUS VALESIANUS
  • ANTERUS, pope (235–236)
  • ANTHIMUS of Constantinople (d. after 548)
  • ANTHIMUS of Nicomedia (d. 303)
  • ANTHIMUS of Tyana (d. after 379)
  • ANTHOLOGIA LATINA
  • ANTHOLOGIA PALATINA
  • ANTHOLOGIA SALMASIANA
  • ANTHONY (6th c.)
  • ANTHONY, abbot (251–ca. 335)
  • ANTHONY of Choziba (d. after 630)
  • ANTHROPOLOGY
  • ANTHROPOMORPHISM
  • ANTICHRIST
  • ANTIDICOMARIANITAE
  • ANTILEGOMENON
  • ANTIOCH in Caria, Council of
  • ANTIOCH of Syria
  • ANTIOCHUS CHUZON (5th c.)
  • ANTIOCHUS of Ptolemais (d. after 404)
  • ANTIOCHUS Strategius (d. after 620)
  • ANTIPATER of Bostra (5th c.), saint
  • ANTITHESIS
  • ANTITRINITARIANISM
  • ANTONINUS PIUS (86-161)
  • ANULINUS (first half 4th c.)
  • APAMEA
  • APATHEIA
  • APELLES (2nd c.)
  • APHRAATES (Aphrahat) (270?-345?)
  • APHTHARTODOCETISM
  • APIARIUS of Sicca (d. after 425)
  • APION (2nd c.)
  • APOCALYPSE
  • APOCALYPSES (apocryphal)
  • APOCATASTASIS
  • APOCRISARIUS (or aprocrisiarius)
  • APOCRYPHA
  • APOCRYPHA, PETRINE
  • APOCRYPHA IN EASTERN LANGUAGES
  • APOCRYPHA of the OT, Christian and Christianized
  • APOKATASTASIS (apocatastasis)
  • APOLLINARIS the Elder (d. after 362)
  • APOLLINARIS of Hierapolis (2nd c.)
  • APOLLINARIS of Laodicea (d. 392) – APOLLINARIANISM
  • APOLLINARIS of Ravenna (2nd-3rd c.)
  • APOLLINARIS of Valence (d. after 523)
  • APOLLONIA (d. 249)
  • APOLLONIUS (d. ca. 185)
  • APOLLONIUS of Ephesus (late 2nd-early 3rd(?) c.)
  • APOLLONIUS of Tyana (4–96)
  • APOLOGISTS - APOLOGETIC (general characteristics)
  • APONIUS (6th c.)
  • APOPHTHEGMATA PATRUM
  • APOSTASY – APOSTATES
  • APOSTLE – APOSTOLATE
  • APOSTLES
  • APOSTLES’ CREED (for professions of faith in general, see Creeds and Confessions of Faith)
  • APOSTOLIC CANONS, The 85
  • APOSTOLIC CONSTITUTIONS
  • APOSTOLIC SEE
  • APOSTOLIC TRADITION
  • APOSTOLICI
  • APOSTOLICITY
  • APOTHEOSIS
  • APRINGIUS of Beja (mid-6th c.)
  • AQUARIANS
  • AQUILA, Acts of
  • AQUILEIA
  • AQUINCUM
  • ARABIA
  • ARABIAN HERESY
  • ARATOR (d. ca. 550)
  • ARBELA
  • ARBELA, Chronicle of
  • ARCADIUS, emperor (377–408)
  • ARCADIUS of Cyprus (d. ca. 640)
  • ARCHAEOLOGY, CHRISTIAN
  • ARCHAEUS the African (2nd c.)
  • ARCHBISHOP (αρχιεπίσκοπος)
  • ARCHDEACON (άρχιδιάκονος)
  • ARCHDEACON, ROMAN
  • ARCHELAUS of Carcara (3rd c.)
  • ARCHIDAMUS (4th c.)
  • ARCHIMANDRITE
  • ARCHONTICS. (Archontici)
  • ARCHPRIEST
  • ARETHAS (6th c.)
  • ARGUMENTATION, PATRISTIC
  • ARIOMANITAE (Άρειομανίται)
  • ARISTEAS, Letter of
  • ARISTIDES (2nd c.)
  • ARISTION (1st-2nd c.)
  • ARISTO of Pella (2nd c.)
  • ARISTOLAUS the Tribune (5th c.)
  • ARISTOTELIANISM
  • ARIUS - ARIANISM
  • ARLES
  • ARMENIA
  • ARMENIAN LANGUAGE and LITERATURE
  • ARMENIAN RITE
  • ARNOBIUS of Sicca (3rd-4th c.)
  • ARNOBIUS the Younger (d. after 455)
  • ARSACIUS (d. 405)
  • ARSENIUS of Hypselis (d. after 335)
  • ARSENIUS the Great (d. ca. 449)
  • ARTAXATA (Artashat)
  • ARTEMON (or Artemas) (3rd c.)
  • ARTHEMIUS (d. 362)
  • ARTOTYRITAE
  • ASARBUS (d. 385)
  • ASCENSION
  • ASCENSION of ISAIAH (apocryphal)
  • ASCESIS - ASCETIC
  • ASCETERIUM
  • ASCITAE - ASCODRUGITAE
  • ASCLEPAS of Gaza (d. after 343)
  • ASCLEPIAS of Antioch (d. 218)
  • ASCLEPIODOTUS (or Asclepias)
  • ASCLEPIUS
  • ASHTISHAT
  • ASIA
  • ASIA MINOR (archaeology)
  • ASIATIC CULTURE
  • ASSEMBLY
  • ASSUMPTION
  • ASTERIUS of Amasea (bishop 378/395–400/431)
  • ASTERIUS of Ansedunum
  • ASTERIUS of Arabia (*Petra) (d. after 362)
  • ASTERIUS the Sophist (4th c.)
  • ASTERIUS TURCIUS RUFUS (d. after 494)
  • ASTROLOGY
  • ASYLUM, Right of
  • ATARAXIA
  • ATARBIUS (d. ca. 381)
  • ATHANASIUS GAMMAL (d. 630/631)
  • ATHANASIUS of Alexandria (295/300–373)
  • ATHANASIUS of Anazarbus (4th c.)
  • ATHANASIUS of Ancyra (d. 369/370)
  • ATHEISM, Accusation of
  • ATHENAGORAS
  • ATHENODORUS (3rd c.)
  • ATHENS
  • ATHLETA CHRISTI
  • ATTICUS (d. 425)
  • ATTILA (ca. 400-453)
  • AUDENTIUS (d. ca. 395)
  • AUDIANI
  • AUDIENTIA EPISCOPALIS
  • AUDITE OMNES AMANTES
  • AUGUSTALIS the African
  • AUGUSTINE of Aquileia (408-434)
  • AUGUSTINE of Canterbury (d. 604)
  • AUGUSTINE of Hippo(354–430)
  • AUGUSTINIANISM
  • AUGUSTINUS HIBERNICUS (7th c.)
  • AUGUSTUS, emperor (63 BC–AD 14)
  • AUNACARIUS of Auxerre (b. before 540/d. before 605)
  • AURASIUS of Toledo (d. 615)
  • AURELIAN, emperor (d. 275)
  • AURELIAN of Arles (523–551)
  • AURELIUS of Carthage (d. 427)
  • AUSONIUS (d. ca. 395)
  • AUSPICIUS of Toul (d. 487/490)
  • AUTHARI (560 ca.–590)
  • AUTHORITY, Ecclesiastical
  • AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • AUTUN
  • AUXENTIUS of Durostorum (d. 386)
  • AUXENTIUS of Milan (d. 374)
  • AVE PHOENICE, De (early 4th c.)
  • AVITUS of Braga (d. after 418)
  • AVITUS of Piacenza (d. ca. 457)
  • AVITUS of Vienne (d. 518)
  • AXIOPOLIS (Hinog, Cernavoda, Romania)
  • B
  • BAALBEK ORACLE
  • BABAI bar Nesibnaye the Less (d. 628/629)
  • BABAI of Gbilta
  • BABAI the Great
  • BABYLAS of Antioch (d. 251)
  • BACCHYLLUS
  • BACHIARIUS (d. 425)
  • BAETICA
  • BALAAM (iconography)
  • BALAI
  • BALEARI
  • BAPTISM
  • BARBARUS SCALIGERI
  • BARBELO-GNOSTICS
  • BARCELONA
  • BARDESANES (Bardaisan) of Edessa (154–222)
  • BARHADBESHABBA
  • BARLAAM (d. 303?)
  • BARLAAM and JOSEPH, Life of (8th c.)
  • BARNABAS (1st c.)
  • BARNABAS, apostle (apocryphal)
  • BARNABAS, Epistle of
  • BARSABAS of Jerusalem (2nd c.)
  • BARSANUPHIUS (d. after 540) and JOHN of Gaza (d. 542)
  • BARSAUMA (d. 458)
  • BARSAUMA of Karka of Beth Slok (d. after 630)
  • BARSAUMA of Nisibis (415?–490/496)
  • BARTHOLOMEW, apostle
  • BARTHOLOMEW (patristics and apocrypha)
  • BASIL, archimandrite (d. after 434)
  • BASIL, Liturgy of Saint (CPG 2905/CPG Suppl. 2905)
  • BASIL and EMMELIA (4th c.)
  • BASIL of Ancyra (4th c.)
  • BASIL of Caesarea in Cappadocia (Basil the Great) (ca. 330–379)
  • BASIL of Cilicia (first half of 6th c.)
  • BASIL of Seleucia
  • BASIL the Great (pseudo)
  • BASILIAD
  • BASILIDES (2nd c.)
  • BASILIDES of Pentapolis (3rd c.)
  • BASILISCUS
  • BASSIANUS of Ephesus (mid-5th c.)
  • BASSIANUS of Lodi (d. 409)
  • BAUDONIVIA (late 6th–early 7th c.)
  • BEATITUDE
  • BEATITUDES
  • BEATUS of Liebana (8th c.)
  • BEDE the Venerable (d. 735)
  • BELISARIUS (ca. 500-565)
  • BELISARIUS Scholasticus (5th c.)
  • BELLATOR
  • BENEDICT I, pope (575-579)
  • BENEDICT II, pope (684-685)
  • BENEDICT BISCOP (ca. 628-690), saint
  • BENEDICT of Nursia (ca. 480-ca. 560)
  • BENEVOLUS (late 4th c.)
  • BENJAMIN of Alexandria (d. 665)
  • BERYLLUS of Bostra (d. after 240)
  • BESA (d. 474)
  • BESANCON, Council of
  • BETH ADRAI, Council of
  • BETH LAPAT, Council of (or Bêt Lapat; in Persian Gundaisabur or Gondisapor)
  • BETHLEHEM
  • BEZIERS, Council of
  • BIAGIUS
  • BIBIANA (4th c.)
  • BIBLE
  • BINITARIANISM
  • BIOGRAPHY
  • BIRTH
  • BIRTHDAY (dies natalis)
  • BISHOP
  • BITHYNIA and PONTUS
  • BLANDINA (2nd c.)
  • BLASTUS
  • BLASTUS (2nd c.)
  • BLESILLA (2nd half 4th c.)
  • BLESSING
  • BLOOD
  • BODY
  • BOETHIUS (d. ca. 525)
  • BONIFACE (ca. 675-754)
  • BONIFACE I, pope (418-422)
  • BONIFACE II, pope (530-532)
  • BONIFACE III, pope (607)
  • BONIFACE IV, pope (608-615)
  • BONIFACE V, pope (619–625)
  • BONIFACIUS, primicerius notariorum
  • BONIFACIUS Comes (d. 432)
  • BONO PUDICITIAE, De
  • BONOSUS (d. ca. 390)
  • BONOSUS and MAXIMILIAN, martyrs
  • BOOK
  • BOOK OF ARMAGH
  • BOOK OF LIFE
  • BOOK on the INFANCY (Latin)
  • BORBORIANI
  • BORDEAUX
  • BOSTRA (BOSRA)
  • BRAGA (Portugal)
  • BRAULIO of Saragossa (d. 651)
  • BREAD
  • BRENDAN (6th c.)
  • BREVIARIUM APOSTOLORUM
  • BREVIARIUM HIPPONENSE
  • BREVIARIUM IN PSALMOS
  • BREVIARIUM SYRIACUM (or Martyrologium Syriacum).
  • BREVIARIUS DE HIEROSOLYMA
  • BRIGID of Kildare (5th c.)
  • BRITAIN
  • BRITAIN and IRELAND
  • BROTHER/SISTER
  • BURGUNDIANS
  • BYZACENA, Councils of
  • BYZANTINE LITURGY
  • BYZANTIUM - BYZANTINES
  • C
  • CAECILIAN (4th c.)
  • CAEDMON (7th c.)
  • CAENA CYPRIANI
  • CAESAREA in Cappadocia
  • CAESAREA in Mauretania
  • CAESAREA in Palestine
  • CAESARIA the Elder (ca. 465-524)
  • CAESARIA the Younger
  • CAESARIUS of Arles (ca. 470–543)
  • CAESARIUS of Nazianzus (ca. 335-369)
  • CAESARIUS of Nazianzus (pseudo) (d. ca. 550)
  • CAESAROPAPISM
  • CAINITES
  • CAIUS (or Gaius), pope (283-296)
  • CALCIDIUS (4th c.)
  • CALDONIUS
  • CALENDAR
  • CALIGULA (12–41)
  • CALLATIS (Mangalia, district of Constanta, Romania)
  • CALLINICUS (d. after 450)
  • CALLINICUS (Nicephorium)
  • CALLINICUS I, patriarch
  • CALLINICUS of Pelusium
  • CALLISTUS I, pope (217–222)
  • CANDIDIANUS Comes
  • CANDIDUS the Arian (4th c.)
  • CANDIDUS the Valentinian (3rd c.)
  • CANON, MURATORIAN (Muratorian Fragment)
  • CANON, ROMAN
  • CANONES ADOMNANI (7th c.)
  • CANONES HIBERNENSES (mid 7th c.)
  • CANONICAL - CANON
  • CANONICAL BOOKS
  • CANONICAL COLLECTIONS
  • CANONS, NİCENE (pseudo)
  • CANONS of HIPPOLYTUS
  • CANTERBURY
  • CANTICLE of CANTICLES
  • CAPPADOCIA
  • CAPREOLUS
  • CAPSA
  • CAPUA
  • CARACALLA (186-217)
  • CARMEN ad Deum post conversionem et baptismum suum
  • CARMEN ad Flavium Felicem de resurrectione mortuorum (incipit: Qui[s] mihi ruricolas optabit)
  • CARMEN ad quendam senatorem (late 4th c.?)
  • CARMEN adversus marcionitas
  • CARMEN adversus paganos
  • CARMEN de ingratis (429-430)
  • CARMEN de passione Domini
  • CARMEN de Providentia
  • CARMEN de synodo Ticinensi
  • CARMEN FIGURATUM
  • CARPOCRATES (2nd c.)
  • CARPOPHORUS, M. AURELIUS (2nd-3rd c.)
  • CARTERIUS (late 4th c.)
  • CARTHAGE
  • CARTHAGINENSIS
  • CASSIAN of Imola
  • CASSIODORUS (Flavius Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus), senator (ca. 490–ca. 585)
  • CASTING LOTS for JESUS’ CLOTHING (iconography)
  • CATAPHRYGIANS
  • CATECHESIS
  • Introduction
  • CATECHUMENATE – DISCIPLESHIP
  • CATENAE, BIBLICAL
  • CATHEDRA
  • CATHERINE of Alexandria
  • CATHOLIC
  • CATHOLICOS (Katholikos)
  • CAVERN of TREASURES (CAVERNA THESAURORUM)
  • CECILIA, martyr
  • CECROPIUS of Nicomedia (d. 358)
  • CELESTINE I (d. 432)
  • CELESTIUS (1st half of 5th c.)
  • CELIBACY of the CLERGY
  • CELL
  • CELLANUS of Perrona (d. 706)
  • CELSUS (2nd c.)
  • CELSUS (3rd c.)
  • CELTIC
  • CELTIC LITURGY
  • CEMETERY
  • CENOBIUM – CENOBITE (also Coenobium – Coenobite)
  • CENTESIMA, SEXAGESIMA, TRICESIMA, De
  • CENTO
  • CEOLFRITH (642–716)
  • CERDO
  • CEREALIS
  • CERINTHUS – CERINTHIANS (1st-2nd c.)
  • CHAD (Ceadda) (d. 672)
  • CHALCEDON
  • CHALCIS (Chalcis ad Belum)
  • CHALICE
  • CHANT and ANTIPHON
  • CHARISMS
  • CHARITO
  • CHASTITY
  • CHILD
  • CHILPERIC I, king (530–584)
  • CHINA
  • CHLOTHAR I, king (d. 561)
  • CHLOTHAR II, king (584–629)
  • CHORBISHOP (chorepiscopus)
  • CHOSROES, kings
  • CHRISTIAN – CHRISTIANITY
  • CHRISTIANITY and CLASSICAL CULTURE
  • CHRISTIANS and JEWS
  • CHRISTOLOGY
  • CHRISTOPHER, martyr
  • CHRISTUS PATIENS
  • CHRODOBERT, duke (d. 674)
  • CHROMATIUS of Aquileia (335/340–407)
  • CHRONICLE of Edessa
  • CHRONICON PASCHALE
  • CHRONOGRAPHUS ANONYMUS
  • CHRONOGRAPHY – CHRONOLOGY
  • CHRONOGRAPHY of 354
  • CHRYSIPPUS (ca. 410–479)
  • CHRYSOGONUS, martyr
  • CHRYSOSTOM
  • CHURCH and EMPIRE
  • CHURCH BUILDINGS
  • CILICIA
  • CIRCUMCELLIONS
  • CIRCUMCISION
  • CIRTA (present-day Constantine)
  • CIRTA, Council of
  • CITIZENSHIP, Roman
  • CLAUDIAN, poet (ca. 370–early 5th c.)
  • CLAUDIANUS MAMERTUS (ca. 420/430–474)
  • CLAUDIUS, abbot (7th-8th c.)
  • CLAUDIUS, emperor (10–54)
  • CLAUDIUS II Gothicus, emperor (ca. 214–270)
  • CLAUDIUS MARIUS VICTORIUS (1st half of 5th c.)
  • CLAUSULA and CURSUS
  • CLEMENT of Alexandria (150–ca. 215)
  • CLEMENT of Rome, Letters of
  • CLEMENTINES (pseudo)
  • CLEOMENES
  • CLERGY
  • CLERICS of VERDUN (5th c.)
  • CLERICS, Immunities and Privileges of
  • CLINICUS
  • CLOTHING
  • CLOTILDE, saint (ca. 474–544/548)
  • CLOVIS, king (466–511)
  • CODEX APIARII CAUSAE (or Gesta de nomine Apiarii: CCL 149,98-148)
  • CODEX JUSTINIANUS
  • CODEX of VISIONS
  • CODEX THEODOSIANUS
  • COGITOSUS (Toimtenach), monk (7th c.)
  • COLLATIO ALEXANDRI ET DINDIMI
  • COLLATIO CUM DONATISTIS
  • COLLATIO LEGUM
  • COLLECT
  • COLLUCIANISTS
  • COLLUTHUS (mid-6th c.)
  • COLLUTHUS of Alexandria (4th c.)
  • COLLYRIDIANI
  • COLMANUS (Colman) (7th c.)
  • COLOGNE
  • COLOR, SYMBOLISM and LITURGY
  • COLOSSEUM (COLISEUM), Flavian amphitheater
  • COLUMBA, abbot (521–597)
  • COLUMBANUS (ca. 543–615)
  • COMBAT (iconography)
  • COMMENTARIES, Biblical
  • COMMODIAN
  • COMMODUS (161–192)
  • COMMUNICATION, Written
  • COMMUNION
  • COMPUTI (apocryphal)
  • COMPUTUS DE PASCHA
  • COMPUTUS, ECCLESIASTICAL
  • CONANTIUS of PALENCIA (d. 638/639)
  • CONCORDIA
  • CONCUBINAGE
  • CONFESSOR
  • CONFIRMATION
  • CONON, bishop (6th c.)
  • CONON, martyr (3rd c.)
  • CONON, pope (686–687)
  • CONSCIENCE, Freedom of
  • CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTION (to military service)
  • CONSENTIUS (d. after 420)
  • CONSOLATIO
  • CONSTANS I, emperor (d. 350)
  • CONSTANS II, emperor (d. 668)
  • CONSTANTIA (d. 330)
  • CONSTANTIA or Constantina (d. 354)
  • CONSTANTINE
  • CONSTANTINE I, emperor (271/273–337)
  • CONSTANTINE II, emperor (d. 340)
  • CONSTANTINE III, emperor
  • CONSTANTINE of Laodicea
  • CONSTANTINE of Siout (d. 640)
  • CONSTANTINOPLE (Istanbul)
  • CONSTANTIUS I, CHLORUS, emperor (d. 306)
  • CONSTANTIUS II, emperor (d. 361)
  • CONSTANTIUS III, emperor (d. 421)
  • CONSTANTIUS of Aquino (6th c.)
  • CONSTANTIUS of Lyons (5th c.)
  • CONSTANTIUS tractarian (early 5th c.)
  • CONSTITUTIONS of HIPPOLYTUS (epitome)
  • CONSULTATIONES ZACCHAEI ET APOLLONII
  • CONTEMPLATION
  • CONTINENTES
  • CONTINUATIO ANTIOCHIENSIS EUSEBII
  • CONTRA ORIGENEM DE VISIONE ISAIAE
  • CONVERSION – CONVERTS
  • COPTIC
  • CORICIUS (Χορικιος) (6th c.)
  • CORINTH
  • CORIPPUS, Flavius Cresconius (6th c.)
  • CORNELIUS I, pope (251–253)
  • CORNELIUS the CENTURIAN
  • CORNERSTONE
  • CORPUS
  • CORSICA
  • COSMAS and DAMIAN, doctors, martyrs, thaumaturges (3rd-4th c.)
  • COSMAS Indicopleustes
  • COSMAS of Maiuma (674/676–751/752)
  • COSMAS the Monk (or Cosmas the Elder) (7th-8th c.)
  • COSMAS Vestitor (after 750; Βεστητωρ4designates an employee of the imperial wardrobe)
  • COSMOCRATOR/KOSMOKRATOR
  • COSMOPOLITANISM
  • COSMOS (Kosmos)
  • COUNCIL
  • CREATION
  • CREATION (double)
  • CREEDS and CONFESSIONS of FAITH
  • CRESCONIUS
  • CRESCONIUS, canonist (6th c.)
  • CRETE
  • CRIMEN laesae romanae religionis
  • CRIMEN maiestatis imminutae
  • CRISPINA (d. 304)
  • CRISPINUS and CRISPINIANUS, martyrs
  • CRITICAL EDITION
  • CROSS – CRUCIFIX
  • CROWN
  • CRYPTOGRAPHY
  • CUBICULARIUS
  • CUMMIAN (d. 662)
  • CURA SANITATIS TIBERII
  • CURSUS PUBLICUS
  • CUTHBERT, saint (Cuthbertus, ca. 634–20 March 687)
  • CYPRIAN, poet (4th-5th c.)
  • CYPRIAN, presbyter (4th-5th c.)
  • CYPRIAN of Antioch
  • CYPRIAN of Carthage (d. 258)
  • CYPRIAN of Toulon (d. before 549)
  • CYPRUS
  • CYRIACUS
  • CYRIACUS of al-Bahnasa (Oxyrhynchus)
  • CYRIL CELER (early 4th c.)
  • CYRIL of Alexandria (370/380–444)
  • CYRIL of Jerusalem (ca. 315–ca. 387)
  • CYRIL of Jerusalem (pseudo) (7th-8th c.)
  • CYRIL of Scythopolis (ca. 525–after 557)
  • CYRILLONA (Qurillona)
  • CYRUS of Alexandria (d. 642)
  • CYRUS of Edessa (mid-6th c.)
  • CYRUS of Panopolis (d. ca. 457)
  • CYRUS of Tyana (6th c.)
  • D
  • DACIA TRAIANA
  • DADISHO’ of Beth Qatraya (7th c.)
  • DALMATIA
  • DALMATIUS, monk (d. ca. 440)
  • DALMATIUS of Cyzicus (5th c.)
  • DAMASCIUS (d. after 538)
  • DAMASCUS
  • DAMASUS
  • DAMIAN of Alexandria (d. 605)
  • DAMIAN of Pavia (late 7th c.)
  • DAMNATIO AD BESTIAS
  • DAMNATIO AD METALLA
  • DANCE
  • DANIEL
  • DANIEL (d. 744)
  • DANIEL bar Maryam
  • DANIEL of Salah (6th c.)
  • DANIEL of Scete (6th c.?)
  • DANIEL the Stylite (d. 493)
  • DASIUS
  • DAVID
  • DAVID of Wales (d. ca. 601)
  • DAVID the Armenian
  • DEACONESSES
  • DEAD, Ceremonies for the
  • DEATH
  • DECALOGUE
  • DECENTIUS of Gubbio (d. after 416)
  • DECIUS, emperor (d. 251)
  • DECRETUM GELASIANUM
  • DEDICATION of CHURCHES
  • DEDICATION, Council of the
  • DEFENSOR
  • DEFENSOR, monk (d. after 700)
  • DELPHINUS of Bordeaux (d. 403/404)
  • DEMETRIAN of Antioch, saint (3rd c.)
  • DEMETRIAS (d. 460?)
  • DEMETRIUS MEGALOMARTYR (d. 306?)
  • DEMETRIUS of Alexandria (d. 232)
  • DEMETRIUS of Antioch (pseudo) (6th c.?)
  • DEMON
  • DEMOPHILUS of Constantinople (d. 387)
  • DENDRITAE
  • DEO GRATIAS
  • DEO LAUDES
  • DEOGRATIAS (d. 457)
  • DEPOSITIO AD SANCTOS
  • DEPOSITIO EPISCOPORUM - DEPOSITIO MARTYRUM
  • DESCENT into HELL
  • DESCENT into HELL (apocryphal)
  • DESERT
  • DESIDERIUS of Cahors (d. 650)
  • DEUS TUORUM MILITUM
  • DEUSDEDIT (d. 664)
  • DEVOTION - DEVOTIONS
  • DEXTER, Nummius Aemilianus (2nd half 4th c.)
  • DIACONATE (minor ministries)
  • DIACRINOMENI
  • DIADOCHUS of Photice
  • DIAKONIA - DIACONATE
  • DIALOGI DE SANCTA TRINITATE IV-V
  • DIALOGUE
  • DIALOGUE of a MONTANIST with an ORTHODOX
  • DIALOGUES of JESUS (apocryphal)
  • DIALOGUS SUB NOMINE HIERONYMI ET AUGUSTINI
  • DIATESSARON
  • DICTINIUS
  • DIDACHE
  • DIDASCALIA APOSTOLORUM
  • DIDASKALEION
  • DIDASKALOS
  • DIDYMUS the BLIND of Alexandria (313–398)
  • DIGAMY
  • DIOCLETIAN, emperor (d. ca. 313)
  • DIODORE of Tarsus (d. before 394)
  • DIOGNETUS, Letter to
  • DIONYSIUS, pope (259/260?–267/268?)
  • DIONYSIUS EXIGUUS (d. ca. 545)
  • DIONYSIUS of Alexandria (d. ca. 265)
  • DIONYSIUS of Corinth
  • DIONYSIUS of Milan
  • DIONYSIUS (Denis or Denys) of Paris (d. 250?)
  • DIONYSIUS of Tell-Mahre (d. 845)
  • DIONYSIUS the AREOPAGITE (pseudo) (4th- 5th c.)
  • DIONYSIUS the AREOPAGITE (pseudo), (apocryphal)
  • DIONYSIUS the ROMAN DEACON
  • DIOSCORUS, martyr
  • DIOSCORUS, pope (d. 530)
  • DIOSCORUS of Alexandria (d. 454)
  • DIOSPOLIS, Council of
  • DIPTYCH
  • DISCIPLESHIP
  • DISCIPLINA ARCANI (Discipline of the Secret)
  • DISCIPLINE
  • DIVINIZATION
  • DIVORCE
  • DOCETISM
  • DOCTRINA PATRUM
  • DOGMA, History of
  • DOMITIAN, emperor (51–96)
  • DOMITIAN of Ancyra (5th c.)
  • DOMITILLA
  • DOMNUS (d. 271/272)
  • DONATION of CONSTANTINE
  • DONATIONS to the Church
  • DONATISM
  • DONATISTS
  • DONATUS AELIUS, grammarian (4th c.)
  • DONATUS of Besancon (ca. 590–ca. 660)
  • DONATUS of Carthage (d. 355)
  • DONUS, pope (676–678)
  • DOORKEEPER (Porter)
  • DOROTHEA (early 4th c.)
  • DOROTHEUS (d. after 380)
  • DOROTHEUS, Vision of
  • DOROTHEUS of Antioch (3rd c.)
  • DOROTHEUS of Antioch (d. 407)
  • DOROTHEUS of Gaza (6th c.)
  • DOROTHEUS of Marcianopolis (Moesia, 5th c.)
  • DOROTHEUS of Thessalonica (d. ca. 535)
  • DOSITHEUS of Samaria (1st c.)
  • DOVE
  • DOXOLOGY
  • DRACONTIUS, Blossius Aemilius (d. after 496)
  • DREAMS and the FATHERS
  • DROPSY (iconography)
  • DRUNKENNESS
  • DUALISM
  • DUMIUM
  • DURA EUROPOS
  • DVIN (Greek Δουβιος )
  • DYNAMIS - ENERGEIA
  • DYNAMIUS PATRICIUS (d. 601)
  • DYOPHYSITISM - DYOPHYSITES
  • E
  • EADBURGA
  • EAST - ORIENTATION
  • EASTER
  • EASTER HOMILIES
  • EBIONITES
  • ECCLESIASTICAL CANONS of the APOSTLES
  • ECCLESIASTICAL ORGANIZATION
  • ECCLESIOLOGY
  • ECONOMY
  • ECSTASY
  • EDESSA (Syriac Urhây, Arabic ar-Ruhâ, now Urfa in Turkey)
  • EDICT of MILAN
  • EGBERT (678–766)
  • EGERIA (d. after 385)
  • EGYPT
  • EKTHESIS MAKROSTICHOS
  • EKTHESIS of HERACLIUS
  • ELEUSIUS of Cyzicus (d. ca. 384)
  • ELEUTHERUS (Eleuterus, Eleutherius), pope (175–189)
  • ELEUTHERUS (Eleuterus, Eleutherius) of Tournai (d. 531)
  • ELIAS of Jerusalem (430–518)
  • ELIGIUS of Noyon-Tournai (ca. 590–660)
  • ELIJAH, prophet
  • ELISAEUS, doctor (Ełišē Vardapet) (6th c.?)
  • ELKESAITES
  • ELPIDIUS (4th c.)
  • ELPIDIUS RUSTICUS (5th-6th c.)
  • ELVIRA, Council of
  • EMERENTIANA (d. 303?)
  • EMERITUS (d. after 418)
  • EMESA
  • ENCOLPION
  • ENCRATISM (from εγκρατεια= continence)
  • ENCYCLOPEDIA
  • ENDELECHIUS (4th-5th c.)
  • ENHYPOSTASIS
  • ENNODIUS (474–521)
  • ENTERTAINMENTS
  • ENTRY of JESUS into JERUSALEM (iconography)
  • EPHESUS
  • EPHREM of Antioch or of Amida (his birthplace)
  • EPHREM the Syrian (ca. 306–373)
  • EPICLESIS
  • EPICTETUS of Corinth
  • EPIGONUS
  • EPIGRAM
  • EPIGRAMMA PAULINI (5th c.)
  • EPIGRAPHIC SYLLOGES
  • EPIGRAPHY, Christian
  • EPIPHANES (2nd c.)
  • EPIPHANIUS, monk (8th-9th c.)
  • EPIPHANIUS of Constantinople (d. 535)
  • EPIPHANIUS of Pavia (438–496)
  • EPIPHANIUS of Salamis (d. 403)
  • EPIPHANIUS Scholasticus (5th-6th c.), monk
  • EPIPHANIUS SYNCELLUS (d. after 431)
  • EPIPHANIUS the Latin
  • EPIPHANY, Feast of
  • EPIRUS
  • EPISCOPAL LISTS
  • EPISTOLA ANNE AD SENECAM
  • EPISTULA APOLOGETICA
  • EPISTULA APOSTOLORUM (Book Revealed to His Disciples)
  • EPISTULA DE PATRIA
  • EPISTULA FERMETIS AD HADRIANUM
  • EPISTULA SCYTHARUM MONACHORUM AD EPISCOPOS
  • EPISTULA TITI
  • EPISTULAE AUSTRASICAE
  • EQUITIUS of Hippo Dyarrhytus (d. after 404)
  • ERECHTHIUS of Antioch (5th c.)
  • ESCHATOLOGY
  • ESDRAS (Ezra) (apocryphal)
  • ETERNITY
  • ETHELBERT (560–616)
  • ETHICS
  • ETHIOPIA
  • EUBULUS of Lystra
  • EUCHARIST
  • EUCHERIA (5th-6th c.)
  • EUCHERIUS (pseudo) (7th c.?)
  • EUCHERIUS Comes (5th c.)
  • EUCHERIUS of Lyons (d. 449/455)
  • EUCHITES
  • EUDOXIA (d. 404)
  • EUDOXIA (Eudocia, Eudokia), (ca. 400–460)
  • EUDOXIUS (d. 370)
  • EUGENIUS, monk
  • EUGENIUS I, pope (654–657)
  • EUGENIUS FLAVIUS (d. 394)
  • EUGENIUS of Ancyra (4th c.)
  • EUGENIUS of Carthage (d. 505)
  • EUGENIUS of Seleucia (6th c.)
  • EUGENIUS of Toledo (d. 657)
  • EUGIPPIUS (ca. 460–ca. 535)
  • EULALIA of Barcelona, martyr
  • EULALIA of Merida, martyr
  • EULALIUS, antipope (418–419)
  • EULALIUS of Antioch (d. 331)
  • EULOGIA
  • EULOGIUS of Alexandria (d. 607/608)
  • EUNAPIUS of Sardis (345/6–ca. 420)
  • EUNOMIUS of Berea
  • EUNOMIUS of Cyzicus (d. ca. 394)
  • EUNUCHS
  • EUPHEMIA of Chalcedon (d. 303)
  • EUPHEMIUS of Constantinople (d. 515)
  • EUPHRATAS of Cologne (4th c.)
  • EUPHRONIUS of Antioch (d. after 332)
  • EUPLUS of Catania (d. 304)
  • EUPREPIUS (4th c.)
  • EURIC
  • EUSEBIAN CANONS
  • EUSEBIANS
  • EUSEBIUS, pope, saint (d. 308)
  • EUSEBIUS GALLICANUS
  • EUSEBIUS of Alexandria (mid 3rd c.)
  • EUSEBIUS of Alexandria (pseudo) (late 5th c.– early 6th c.)
  • EUSEBIUS of Bologna (4th c.)
  • EUSEBIUS of Caesarea (Cappadocia) (d. 370)
  • EUSEBIUS of Caesarea (Palestine) (ca. 265–339)
  • EUSEBIUS of Cremona (d. after 418)
  • EUSEBIUS of Dorylaeum (d. after 451)
  • EUSEBIUS of Emesa (ca. 300–before 359)
  • EUSEBIUS of Heraclea (d. after 431)
  • EUSEBIUS of Laodicea (d. 270)
  • EUSEBIUS of Milan (d. 462?)
  • EUSEBIUS of Nicomedia (d. ca. 341)
  • EUSEBIUS of Samosata (ca. 310–379/380)
  • EUSEBIUS of Thessalonica (6th-7th c.)
  • EUSEBIUS of Vercelli (d. 371)
  • EUSTATHIUS, monk (6th c.)
  • EUSTATHIUS of Antioch (d. after 343)
  • EUSTATHIUS of Berytus (d. after 451)
  • EUSTATHIUS of Epiphania (early 5th c.)
  • EUSTATHIUS of Sebaste (ca. 300–ca. 380)
  • EUSTOCHIUM (before 370–before 418/419)
  • EUSTORGIUS of Milan (4th c.)
  • EUSTRATIUS of Constantinople (6th c.)
  • EUTHALIUS (4th c.?)
  • EUTHALIUS of Sulci
  • EUTHERIUS of Tyana (5th c.)
  • EUTHYMIAN HISTORY, Greek legend (6th c.)
  • EUTHYMIUS the Great, saint (377–473)
  • EUTROPIUS of Orange (d. ca. 494)
  • EUTROPIUS of Saintes (3rd c.?)
  • EUTROPIUS of Valencia (6th c.)
  • EUTROPIUS the Eunuch (d. after 399)
  • EUTROPIUS the Presbyter (4th-5th c.)
  • EUTYCHES (ca. 378–454)
  • EUTYCHIANUS, pope (275–283)
  • EUTYCHIUS of Constantinople (ca. 512–582)
  • EUTYCHIUS of Eleutheropolis (d. after 365)
  • EUZOIUS of Antioch (d. ca. 375)
  • EUZOIUS of Caesarea (d. 381)
  • EVAGRIUS, monk (4th-5th c.)
  • EVAGRIUS of Antioch (ca. 320 – ca. 394)
  • EVAGRIUS of Constantinople (4th c.)
  • EVAGRIUS of Epiphania (Scholasticus) (d. after 594)
  • EVAGRIUS of Pontus (ca. 345–399)
  • EVANGELISTS
  • EVANGELIZATION (spread of Christianity)
  • EVARISTUS, pope (97–105)
  • EVIL
  • EVODIUS (pseudo)
  • EVODIUS of Antioch (1st c.)
  • EVODIUS of Uzalis (d. after 422)
  • EXAMPLE (Exemplum)
  • EXCOMMUNICATION
  • EXEGESIS, PATRISTIC
  • EXHORTATIO DE PAENITENTIA
  • EXODUS
  • EXORCISM - EXORCIST
  • EXPIATION
  • EXPOSITIO FIDEI CATHOLICAE
  • EXTRA ECCLESIAM NULLA SALUS
  • EXULTET
  • EXUPERIUS of Toulouse (d. after 412)
  • EZANA (‘Ēzānā, Αιζανας; 4th c.)
  • EZEKIEL (iconography)
  • EZNIK of Kolb (bishop of Bagrewand, first half 5th c.)
  • EZRA. See *ESDRAS (Ezra) (apocryphal)
  • F
  • FABIAN, pope (236–250)
  • FABIOLA (d. 399)
  • FABIOLA (1st half 5th c.)
  • FABIUS of Antioch (d. 252/253)
  • FACUNDUS of Hermiane (d. 571)
  • FAITH
  • FAITHFUL
  • FALSIFICATION
  • FAMILY
  • FASTIDIOSUS the Arian (2nd half of 5th–early 6th c.)
  • FASTIDIUS (1st half 5th c.)
  • FASTING and ABSTINENCE
  • FATHER, FATHERS of the CHURCH
  • FATHER, NAME of GOD
  • FAUSTINUS (4th c.)
  • FAUSTINUS of Potenza Picena (d. after 425/426)
  • FAUSTUS (5th c.)
  • FAUSTUS of Byzantium (4th c.)
  • FAUSTUS of Riez (ca. 400–490/495)
  • FAUSTUS the Manichean
  • FELICIAN of Musti (end 4th c.)
  • FELICISSIMUS of Carthage (3rd c.)
  • FELICITY, martyr
  • FELIX I, pope (d. 274)
  • FELIX II, antipope (d. 365)
  • FELIX III (II), pope (d. 492)
  • FELIX IV (III), pope (d. 530)
  • FELIX and ADAUCTUS (d. 303?)
  • FELIX GILLITANUS (6th c.)
  • FELIX of Aptunga (Apthungi, Apthugni) (beginning of 4th c.)
  • FELIX of Nola (3rd c.)
  • FELIX of Thibiuca (d. 15 July 303)
  • FELIX of Trier (d. 400)
  • FELIX the Manichean
  • FERRANDUS of Carthage (d. before 546)
  • FERREOLUS of Uzes (d. 581)
  • FESTAL LETTERS
  • FESTUS (d. after 62)
  • FIBULA (buckle)
  • FIDES HIERONYMI
  • FIDES NICAENA
  • FIDUCIA
  • FIERY FURNACE (iconography)
  • FILASTER (Philaster, Philastrius) (d. before 397)
  • FILIOQUE
  • FINNIAN of Clonard (d. 549)
  • FIRMICUS MATERNUS (d. after 350)
  • FIRMILIAN of Caesarea in Cappadocia (d. 268)
  • FIRMUS of Caesarea in Cappadocia (d. 439)
  • FISH
  • FISHERMAN
  • FLACCILLA (d. 386)
  • FLACCILLUS of Antioch (d. before 343)
  • FLAVIAN, martyr
  • FLAVIAN I of Antioch (bishop 381–404)
  • FLAVIAN II of Antioch (d. after 518)
  • FLAVIAN of Chalon-sur-Saone (d. 591)
  • FLAVIAN of Constantinople (d. 449)
  • FLAVIAN of Philippi
  • FLAVIANUS, Virius Nicomachus (d. after 394)
  • FLAVIUS CLEMENS, consul (1st c)
  • FLESH
  • FLIGHT
  • FLOOD, Universal (iconography)
  • FLORENTIUS (1st half of 5th c.)
  • FLORENTIUS of Strasbourg (6th c.)
  • FLORIAN
  • FLORIAN, abbot (5th-6th c.)
  • FLORILEGIA
  • FLORILEGIUM EDESSENUM ANONYMUM
  • FLORINUS (2nd c.)
  • FLORUS of Hadrumetum (d. after 418)
  • FOOT WASHING
  • FOREKNOWLEDGE
  • FORGIVENESS
  • FORNICATION
  • FORTUNATIAN of Aquileia (4th c.)
  • FORTUNATIAN of Sicca Veneria (1st half of 5th c.)
  • FORTUNATUS
  • FORTUNATUS the Manichean (d. after 392)
  • FORTY MARTYRS of SEBASTE
  • FOSSOR
  • FOUR CROWNED MARTYRS
  • FRAGMENTA ARIANA
  • FRANKS
  • FRAVITTA (d. 490)
  • FREDEGAR (pseudo) (7th c.?)
  • FREEDOM - FREE WILL
  • FRIENDSHIP
  • FRONTO of Cirta
  • FRUCTUOSUS of Braga (d. 665)
  • FRUCTUOSUS of Tarragona (d. 259)
  • FRUMENTIUS
  • FULGENTIUM DONATISTAM, ADVERSUS
  • FULGENTIUS, Fabius Planciades (late 5th c.?)
  • FULGENTIUS of Astigi (Ecija) (d. before 625)
  • FULGENTIUS of Ruspe (467-532)
  • FULGENTIUS the Donatist (d. after 411)
  • FULMINATA (legio XII)
  • FUNERARY RITES
  • G
  • GABRIEL (iconography)
  • GABRIEL QATRAYA (7th c.)
  • GAIANUS (6th c.)
  • GAIUS (and the Alogi) (2nd c.)
  • GALATIA
  • GALBIUS and CANDIDUS, a Greek legend (6th c.?)
  • GALEN (ca. 129-199)
  • GALERIUS (ca. 250-311)
  • GALILEANS (Christian)
  • GALL (d. ca. 645)
  • GALLA PLACIDIA (ca. 388-450)
  • GALLAECIA (Galicia)
  • GALLICAN LITURGY
  • GALLIENUS, emperor (ca. 218-268)
  • GALLONIUS, martyr and companions (d. 303)
  • GAMMADIA
  • GANGRA
  • GARMENTS of SKINS
  • GAUDENTIUS of Brescia (d. after 410)
  • GAUDENTIUS of Novara (d. ca. 418)
  • GAUDENTIUS the Donatist (d. after 422)
  • GAUL
  • GAZA (Heb. ‘Azzâh, “the strong,” Aram. Ghazzeh, Egyptian Gazatu, Assyrian Hazzatu, Gr. Γάζα)
  • GELASIUS I, pope (d. 496)
  • GELASIUS of Caesarea (ca. 335-395)
  • GELASIUS of Cyzicus (d. after 475)
  • GEMINIANUS, saint (342/344-ca. 396)
  • GEMINIUS (4th c.)
  • GENESIS, Patristic Interpretation of
  • GENESIUS of Arles (d. 303?)
  • GENEVIEVE of Paris (ca. 422-ca. 502)
  • GENNADIUS of Constantinople
  • GENNADIUS of Marseille (d. after 496)
  • GENRES, LITERARY
  • GENSERIC (d. 477)
  • GENTILES
  • GEORGE, monk and presbyter (7th c.)
  • GEORGE CHOIROBOSKOS (8th c.?)
  • GEORGE GRAMMATICUS (6th c.)
  • GEORGE MEGALOMARTYR (d. 303?)
  • GEORGE of Alexandria (7th c.)
  • GEORGE of Laodicea (d. 360?)
  • GEORGE of Pisidia (7th c.)
  • GEORGE of Sykeon (Eleusios). Monk and Byzantine hagiographer (6th-7th c.)
  • GEORGE of the Arabs (d. 724)
  • GEORGE the Cappadocian
  • GEORGIA
  • GEORGIAN LANGUAGE and LITERATURE
  • GERASENE DEMONIAC (iconography)
  • GERASIMUS, hermit (d. 475)
  • GERMANUS of Auxerre (ca. 378-448)
  • GERMANUS of Capua (d. ca. 541)
  • GERMANUS of Constantinople (d. ca. 733)
  • GERMANUS of Paris (Born at Autun, end 5th c.; d. 576)
  • GERMANY
  • GERMINIUS of Sirmium (d. ca. 374)
  • GERONA
  • GERONTIUS (ca. 395-ca. 480)
  • GERONTIUS of Nicomedia (d. after 400/401)
  • GERVASIUS and PROTASIUS, martyrs (d. ca. 303)
  • GESTA APUD ZENOPHILUM
  • GESTA PURGATIONIS CAECILIANI ET FELICIS
  • GESTURES (iconography)
  • GESTURES, LITURGICAL
  • GIFT
  • GILDAS the Wise (d. 570)
  • GILDO (d. 398)
  • GIRK’ T'GHT'OTS’ (The Book of Letters)
  • GLORIA
  • GLORIA IN EXCELSIS DEO
  • GLOSS - GLOSSARY
  • GLOSSA PSALMORUM
  • GNOSIS - GNOSTICISM
  • GOD
  • GOGO (d. 581)
  • GOLDEN RULE
  • GOOD
  • GORGONIA (d. 369/374)
  • GOSPEL of the SAVIOR
  • GOSPELS (apocryphal)
  • GOTHIC LITERATURE
  • GOTHS
  • GRACE
  • GRATIAN (359–383)
  • GRATUS
  • GRATUS of Carthage (d. before 359)
  • GREEK, CHRISTIAN
  • GREGENTIUS (4th c.)
  • GREGORY, presbyter (of Caesarea/of Cappadocia?)
  • GREGORY II, pope (d. 731)
  • GREGORY III, pope (d. 741)
  • GREGORY of Agrigentum (7th c.-early 8th c.)
  • GREGORY of Antioch (d. 593/594)
  • GREGORY of Cyprus
  • GREGORY of Elvira (d. ca. 400)
  • GREGORY of Nazianzus (ca. 330-390)
  • GREGORY of Nyssa (ca. 335/340-ca. 395)
  • GREGORY of Tours (ca. 538-594)
  • GREGORY THAUMATURGUS (ca. 213-ca. 270)
  • GREGORY the Cappadocian (d. 345)
  • GREGORY the Elder (275-374)
  • GREGORY the Great (ca. 540-604)
  • GREGORY the Illuminator (ca. 260-ca. 328)
  • GUNDEMAR (d. 612)
  • H
  • HABAKKUK (iconography)
  • HADRIAN, emperor (76-138)
  • HADRIAN, exegete (d. before 450)
  • HADRIAN of Canterbury (d. late 7th c.)
  • HADRIAN of Nicomedia (d. 303)
  • HADRIAN of Nicomedia (d. 315?)
  • HADRUMETUM
  • HAERESES, ADVERSUS OMNES
  • HAGIOGRAPHY
  • HARMONIUS (3rd c.)
  • HEALING of the MAN BORN BLIND
  • HEALING of TIBERIUS (
  • HEGEMONIUS (3rd-4th c.)
  • HEGESIPPUS (mid-2nd c.)
  • HEGESIPPUS, pseudo (De bello judaico)
  • HEGUMEN
  • HELENA (d. 328/329)
  • HELENUS (d. after 268)
  • HELIODORUS (d. before 404)
  • HELIOGABALUS (204-222)
  • HELLADIUS of Caesarea (4th c.)
  • HELLADIUS of Tarsus (5th c.)
  • HELLENISM and CHRISTIANITY
  • HELLENISTIC JUDAISM
  • HELVIDIUS (d. before 383)
  • HEMORRHAGING WOMAN (iconography)
  • HENANA of Adiabene (d. ca. 610)
  • HENANISHO (7th c.)
  • HENOTICON
  • HERACLAS of Alexandria (d. ca. 247)
  • HERACLEON (2nd c.)
  • HERACLIAN of Chalcedon (6th c.)
  • HERACLIDAS (or Heraclides) of Nyssa (5th c.)
  • HERACLIDES of Cyprus
  • HERACLITUS
  • HERACLIUS (575-641)
  • HERACLIUS of Hippo (d. after 430)
  • HERACLIUS the Roman (d. after 308)
  • HERESIOLOGISTS
  • HERESY - HERETIC
  • HERETICAL MONUMENTS
  • HERMAS, SHEPHERD of (2nd c.)
  • HERMENEGILD, martyr (d. 585)
  • HERMETICISM
  • HERMIAS, apologist
  • HERMOGENES, bishop (5th c.)
  • HERMOGENES, heretic (late 2nd-early 3rd c.)
  • HEROD (iconography)
  • HESYCHASM
  • HESYCHIUS of Alexandria, exegete (3rd–4th c.)
  • HESYCHIUS of Alexandria, lexicographer (5th-or 6th-c.)
  • HESYCHIUS of Castabala
  • HESYCHIUS of Jerusalem (5th c.)
  • HESYCHIUS of Miletus (6th c.)
  • HESYCHIUS of Salona (4th-5th c.)
  • HESYCHIUS the Sinaite (7th c.?)
  • HETOIMASIA
  • HEXAEMERON
  • HEXAPLA
  • HIERACAS of Leontopolis (3rd-4th c.)
  • HIEROCLES SOSSIANUS (d. after 307)
  • HIEROTHEUS
  • HILARIANUS, Quintus Julius (4th c.)
  • HILARION of Gaza (291-371)
  • HILARUS, pope (461–468)
  • HILARY (4th-5th c.)
  • HILARY, poet (461–468)
  • HILARY of Arles (ca. 401-449)
  • HILARY of Poitiers (beginning of 4th c.-ca. 367)
  • HILARY the Luciferian (4th c.)
  • HIMERIUS of Prusa (4th c.)
  • HIMERIUS (Eumerius, Comerius) of Tarragona (4th c.)
  • HIMYARITES, Book of the
  • HIMYARITES, martyrs
  • HIPPO
  • HIPPOLYTUS (ca. 170-ca. 235)
  • HIPPOLYTUS (pseudo)
  • HIPPOLYTUS of Bostra (3rd–4th c.?)
  • HISPANIC LITURGY
  • HISPERICA FAMINA
  • HISTORIA ACEPHALA
  • HISTORIA AUGUSTA
  • HISTORIA MONACHORUM
  • HISTORIA TRIPARTITA
  • HISTORIOGRAPHY, CHRISTIAN
  • HISTRIA (Istria, district of Constanta, in Dobrudja, on Lake Sinoe, Romania)
  • HOLY SPIRIT
  • HOMER
  • HOMERIC CENTOS (poetry)
  • HOMILIARY
  • HOMILY
  • HOMINE MISERO, De
  • HOMOIANS (Homoeans)
  • HOMOIOSIS THEO
  • HOMOIOUSIANS (Homoeousians)
  • HOMOIOUSIOS
  • HOMOOUSIANS
  • HOMOOUSIOS
  • HONORATUS ANTONINUS (d. after 437)
  • HONORATUS of Lerins and Arles (d. 429/430)
  • HONORATUS of Marseille (5th c.)
  • HONORATUS of Vercelli (d. 416?)
  • HONORIUS (Flavius Honorius) (384–423)
  • HONORIUS, pope (d. 638)
  • HONORIUS of Canterbury (d. 653)
  • HONORIUS Scholasticus
  • HOPE
  • HORMISDAS, pope (d. 523)
  • HORSIESI (ca. 305-ca. 390)
  • HOSPITALITY, CHRISTIAN
  • HUESCA (Lat. Osca, Oscensis, Spain)
  • HUMILITY, Patristic Writings on
  • HUNERIC
  • HUNS (Lat. Hunni, Chunni; Greek Οὗνοι,Χοῦνοι)
  • HYDATIUS (395-470)
  • HYDATIUS of Merida (4th c.)
  • HYGINUS, pope (d. 140)
  • HYGINUS of Cordoba (4th c.)
  • HYMENAEUS of Jerusalem (d. after 268)
  • HYMN - HYMNOLOGY
  • HYMN of the PEARL
  • HYPATIA of Alexandria (ca. 370-415)
  • HYPATIUS (ca. 336-446; feast 17 June)
  • HYPATIUS of Ephesus (2nd half 5th c.-after 537/538)
  • HYPERECHIUS (5th c.)
  • HYPOSTASIS
  • HYPOSTATIC UNION
  • HYPSISTARIANS
  • HYSTASPES, Book of
  • I
  • IAMBLICHUS (d. ca. 325)
  • IBAS of Edessa (d. 457)
  • IBERIA
  • ICONIUM
  • ICONOGRAPHY - ICONOLOGY
  • IDALIUS of Barcelona (d. ca. 689)
  • IDOLATRY - IDOLS
  • IDOLOTHYTE
  • IGNATIUS of Antioch (d. ca. 110)
  • IGNATIUS of Antioch (pseudo) (4th c.)
  • ILDEFONSUS of Toledo (607-667)
  • ILLUMINATION
  • IMAGE
  • IMPERIAL CULT
  • IMPIETY
  • IMPROPERIA (or REPROACHES)
  • INCARNATION
  • INCENSE
  • INCEST
  • INCORRUPTIBILITY
  • INCUBATIO
  • INDEX OLEORUM
  • INDICTION
  • INFINITY - INFINITUDE
  • INITIATION, CHRISTIAN
  • INNOCENT I, pope (d. 417)
  • INNOCENT of Maroneia (6th c.)
  • INNOCENTS, Feast of the
  • INSTANTIUS (4th c.)
  • INSTITUTUM NERONIANUM
  • INTERCESSION
  • INTERCESSIONS, GENERAL (Oratio Fidelium)
  • INTERPOLATION
  • INTOLERANCE, CHRISTIAN
  • INTRAMURAL GRAVES
  • IOCA MONACHORUM
  • IONA, De (De Nineve)
  • IRELAND
  • IRENAEUS of Harpassus (6th c.)
  • IRENAEUS of Lyons (130/140–after 198)
  • IRENAEUS of Sirmium (d. 304)
  • IRENAEUS of Tyre (d. after 448)
  • ISAAC of Amida (d. ca. 461)
  • ISAAC of Antioch (5th c.)
  • ISAAC of Edessa (5th–6th c.)
  • ISAAC of Nineveh (the Syrian) (middle of the 7th c.)
  • ISAAC of Persia (4th–5th c.)
  • ISAAC the Jew (d. after 378)
  • ISAAC the Persian
  • ISAIAH of Scete (and Gaza) (d. 491)
  • ISHAI (6th c.)
  • ISHO'BAR NUN (d. 828)
  • ISHOBOKHT of Rev-Ardashir (7th–8th c.)
  • ISHO'DNAH of Basra (9th c.)
  • ISHO'YAHB I, catholicos (d. ca. 595)
  • ISHO'YAHB II, catholicos (d. 644/646)
  • ISHO'YAHB III the Great, catholicos (d. 659)
  • ISIDORE, gnostic (2nd c.)
  • ISIDORE of Alexandria (d. 404)
  • ISIDORE of Chios (d. 251)
  • ISIDORE of Pelusium (4th–5th c.)
  • ISIDORE of Seville (560–636)
  • ISIDORE the Younger (7th–8th c.)
  • ISOCHRISTS
  • ITALY
  • ITHACIUS of Ossonuba (4th c.)
  • ITINERARIES
  • ITINERARIUM BURDIGALENSE
  • IZLA (Izala), Mount
  • J
  • JACOB (iconography)
  • JACOB BARADEUS (d. 578)
  • JACOB of Edessa (ca. 633–708)
  • JACOB of Nisibis (d. 338 or a little later)
  • JACOB of Sarug (ca. 450-ca. 521)
  • JACOB'S LADDER (iconography)
  • JACOBITE CHURCH
  • JAIRUS (iconography)
  • JAMES the Great
  • JAMES the Great (apocrypha)
  • JAMES the Less
  • JAMES the Lord's Brother (apocrypha)
  • JANUARIAN (4th–5th c.)
  • JANUARIUS and companions (d. 303)
  • JEROME (ca. 347–419)
  • JEROME of Jerusalem (beginning 8th c.)
  • JERUSALEM
  • JESU CHRISTO DEO ET HOMINE, De
  • JESUS CHRIST (iconography)
  • JEWISH CHRISTIANITY
  • JOB
  • JOBIUS
  • JOBIUS the Apollinarist (end of 4th c.)
  • JOHANNITES
  • JOHN, deacon
  • JOHN, evangelist and theologian
  • JOHN, Gospel of
  • JOHN, primicerius notariorum
  • JOHN I, pope (523–526)
  • JOHN II, pope (533–535)
  • JOHN II of Constantinople (the Cappadocian), patriarch (d. 520)
  • JOHN II of Jerusalem, bishop (d. 417)
  • JOHN III, pope (561–574)
  • JOHN III Scholasticus (d. 577)
  • JOHN IV, pope (640–642)
  • JOHN IV of Jerusalem (d. 593/594)
  • JOHN IV the Faster
  • JOHN V, pope (685–686)
  • JOHN VI, pope (701–705)
  • JOHN VI of Constantinople (d. 715)
  • JOHN VII, pope (705–707)
  • JOHN (III) of Alexandria, bishop (d. 689)
  • JOHN ARKAPH (d. after 338)
  • JOHN bar Aphtonia (475/480–537)
  • JOHN bar Kursos (482/483–538)
  • JOHN bar Penkaya (7th c.)
  • JOHN CALYBITA (ca. 418–450)
  • JOHN CASSIAN (ca. 360-ca. 435)
  • JOHN CHRYSOSTOM (d. 407)
  • JOHN CHRYSOSTOM (Latin Collection)
  • JOHN CHRYSOSTOM (pseudo)
  • JOHN CLIMACUS (or Scholasticus) (d. ca. 649)
  • JOHN Comes (5th c.)
  • JOHN DIACRINOMENOS (6th c.)
  • JOHN DRUNGARIUS
  • JOHN MALALAS (d. after 565)
  • JOHN MANDAKUNI (484–498)
  • JOHN MAXENTIUS (6th c.)
  • JOHN “MEDIOCRIS” of Naples (bishop 532/535– 552/555)
  • JOHN MOSCHUS (Moschos) (d. 620/634)
  • JOHN of Aegeates
  • JOHN of Antioch (d. 441/442)
  • JOHN of Antioch, chronicler (6th–7th c.)
  • JOHN of Apamea, “the Solitary” (5th c.?)
  • JOHN of Arles (7th c.)
  • JOHN of Berytus (end of the 5th c.)
  • JOHN of Biclaro (d. ca. 621)
  • JOHN of Caesarea (d. after 515)
  • JOHN of Carpathus
  • JOHN of Cellae (2nd half of 6th c.) (Kellia, to the SW of Alexandria, near * Scete)
  • JOHN of Dalyatha
  • JOHN of Damascus (ca. 650–749/750)
  • JOHN of Ephesus (or of Asia) (ca. 507–589)
  • JOHN of Euboea (8th c.)
  • JOHN of Gabala (beginning of the 5th c.)
  • JOHN of Lycopolis (d. 394/395)
  • JOHN of Maiuma (or John Rufus) (d. after 515)
  • JOHN of Naples (d. 432)
  • JOHN of Nikiu (d. after 700)
  • JOHN of Paralos (d. 610/620)
  • JOHN of Saint Martin (d. 680)
  • JOHN of Saragossa (ca. 580-ca. 631)
  • JOHN of Scythopolis (Palestine) (6th c.)
  • JOHN of Shmun (6th–7th c.)
  • JOHN of Thessalonica (d. ca. 630)
  • JOHN of Tomi (5th c.)
  • JOHN PHILOPONUS (6th c.)
  • JOHN TALAIAS (d. 495/496)
  • JOHN the ALMSGIVER (d. 620)
  • JOHN THE BAPTIST
  • JOHN THE BAPTIST (iconography)
  • JOHN the EGYPTIAN (d. after 536)
  • JOHN the PRESBYTER (1st c.)
  • JOHN the SILENT (d. 559)
  • JONAH
  • JONAS of Bobbio (ca. 600–after 659)
  • JORDANES (ca. 500-ca. 570)
  • JOSEPH
  • JOSEPH HAZZAYA (8th c.)
  • JOSEPH of Arimathea (apocrypha)
  • JOSEPH THE CARPENTER, History of
  • JOSEPH the HEBREW (iconography)
  • JOSHUA
  • JOSHUA the STYLITE, Chronicle of
  • JOVIAN, emperor (331–364)
  • JOVINIAN (d. before 406)
  • JOVINUS (2nd half 4th c.)
  • JUBILEE
  • JUDAEOS, ADVERSUS
  • JUDAISM
  • JUDAIZERS
  • JUDAS ISCARIOT (apocrypha)
  • JUDAS ISCARIOT (iconography)
  • JUDAS KYRIAKOS
  • JUDAS THADDAEUS
  • JUDAS THADDAEUS (apocrypha)
  • JUDEA, Desert of
  • JUDGMENT
  • JULIA of Antioch (4th–5th c.)
  • JULIAN, Apollinarist (end 4th c.)
  • JULIAN, Arian (4th c.)
  • JULIAN (the Apostate), emperor (331–363)
  • JULIAN of Brioude (d. 250?)
  • JULIAN of Cos (d. before 460)
  • JULIAN of Eclanum (386–454)
  • JULIAN of Halicarnassus (d. after 527)
  • JULIAN of Serdica (5th c.)
  • JULIAN of Tabia (5th c.)
  • JULIAN of Toledo (642–690)
  • JULIAN POMERIUS (5th–6th c.)
  • JULIUS AFRICANUS (d. 240)
  • JULIUS CASSIAN (2nd c.)
  • JULIUS I, pope (337–352)
  • JULIUS of Aqfahs
  • JULIUS of Puteoli (5th c.)
  • JUNILIUS (6th c.)
  • JUNIUS BASSUS (317–359)
  • JUSTICE
  • JUSTIFICATION
  • JUSTIN, gnostic (2nd–3rd c.)
  • JUSTIN I, emperor (450–527)
  • JUSTIN II, emperor (565–578)
  • JUSTIN MARTYR (d. before 167)
  • JUSTIN MARTYR (pseudo)
  • JUSTINA (d. after 388)
  • JUSTINA of Padua
  • JUSTINIAN, emperor (482–565)
  • JUSTINIAN of Valencia (d. 547)
  • JUSTUS of Canterbury (d. ca. 627)
  • JUSTUS of Lyons (d. ca. 400)
  • JUSTUS of Toledo (d. 633)
  • JUSTUS of Trieste (d. 303?)
  • JUSTUS of Urgel
  • JUVENAL (4th c.)
  • JUVENAL of Jerusalem
  • JUVENCUS (1st half of the 4th c.)
  • K
  • KERYGMA
  • KINGDOM of GOD (developments of the formula in the first three centuries)
  • KISS, HOLY
  • KNIK’ HAWATOY (Seal of faith)
  • KOINE
  • KOINONIA
  • KORIUN (1st half of 5th c.)
  • L
  • LABOR
  • LACTANTIUS (ca. 260-ca. 330)
  • LAIDCENN (or Laidcenn mac Buith Bannaig) (d. 661)
  • LAMB
  • LAMBAESIS (Lambaesis, in Numidia, today Tazoult, in Algeria)
  • LAMBERT (d. 705)
  • LAMP
  • LAMPSACUS, Council of
  • LANGUAGES of the FATHERS
  • LAODICEA, Councils of
  • LAODICEANS, Letter to the
  • LAPSI, Problem of the
  • LAPSU SUSANNAE, De
  • LATE ANTIQUITY
  • LATIN TRANSLATIONS OF GREEK TEXTS
  • LATIN, CHRISTIAN
  • LATRONIANUS (d. 385)
  • LAUDATIO SANCTI MARTINI
  • LAUDE MARTYRII, De
  • LAUDES DOMINI (317–323)
  • LAUDES EUNOMIAE
  • LAURA (λαυρα = narrow path)
  • LAURENTIUS, antipope (d. after 507)
  • LAWRENCE (Laurence) (1st half of 5th c.)
  • LAWRENCE (Laurence), Roman martyr (d. 258)
  • LAWRENCE (Laurence) of Canterbury (saint; d. 619)
  • LAWRENCE (Laurence) of Milan
  • LAY – LAYMAN – LAITY
  • LAYING-ON of HANDS
  • LAZARUS, RISEN (iconography)
  • LAZARUS of Pharp (Łazar P‘arpec‘i; 2nd half of the 5th c.)
  • LEANDER of Seville
  • LECTIO DIVINA
  • LENT
  • LEO I, emperor of the East (401–474)
  • LEO I, pope (440–461)
  • LEO II, pope (682–683)
  • LEO III the Isaurian
  • LEO of Bourges (d. after 453)
  • LEO of Sens (d. before 541)
  • LEODEGAR of Autun (d. 678)
  • LEONARD, saint (6th–10th c.?; feast 6 Nov)
  • LEONIDES (2nd–3rd c.)
  • LEONTIUS, Armenian (d. 454)
  • LEONTIUS, Armenian (2nd half of the 8th c.)
  • LEONTIUS, hegumen (8th c.)
  • LEONTIUS, presbyter of Jerusalem (6th c.?)
  • LEONTIUS of Antioch (d. 358)
  • LEONTIUS of Arabissus (today Yarpuz, in E Turkey)
  • LEONTIUS of Arles (5th c.)
  • LEONTIUS of Byzantium (d. ca. 543)
  • LEONTIUS of Caesarea (d. after 325)
  • LEONTIUS of Constantinople (6th c.)
  • LEONTIUS of Jerusalem (6th c.)
  • LEONTIUS of Neapolis (590-ca. 650)
  • LEONTIUS of Tripoli, martyr (d. 304)
  • LEONTIUS Scholasticus (De Sectis) (6th/7th c.)
  • LEOVIGILD (d. 586)
  • LEPER (iconography)
  • LEPORIUS (d. after 428/431)
  • LEPTIS MAGNA
  • LÉRIDA
  • LÉRINS
  • LETTER (Epistle)
  • LETTER About SUNDAY
  • LETTER of LENTULUS (so-called)
  • LETTER of the CHURCH of LYONS and VIENNE
  • LETTER TO SIGEBERT III or CLOVIS II (ca. 645)
  • LETTERS (apocryphal)
  • LETTERS of COMMUNION
  • LEUCIUS CARINUS (3rd c.?)
  • LEX ROMANA BURGUNDIONUM
  • LEX ROMANA VISIGOTHORUM – Breviarium Alaricianum
  • LIBANIUS (314–393/404)
  • LIBELLI MIRACULORUM
  • LIBELLUS
  • LIBER DIURNUS
  • LIBER GENEALOGUS
  • LIBER GRADUUM
  • LIBER MONSTRORUM
  • LIBER ORATIONUM PSALMOGRAPHUS
  • LIBER PONTIFICALIS (Gesta romanorum pontificum)
  • LIBER XXI SENTENTIARUM
  • LIBERATUS of Carthage (6th c.)
  • LIBERIUS, pope (352–366)
  • LIBERTAS MONACHORUM
  • LIBRARIES, Christian
  • LIBYA
  • LICENTIUS (d. after 395)
  • LICINIANUS of Cartagena (d. after 600)
  • LICINIUS (d. 324)
  • LICINIUS of Tours (d. 520)
  • LIFE
  • LIGHT (symbolism)
  • LIGHTHOUSE
  • LIGNO CRUCIS, De
  • LINUS, pope (67?–76?)
  • LITURGICAL DIALOGUE and DIDASCALIA
  • LITURGICAL FURNISHINGS
  • LITURGICAL YEAR
  • LITURGY
  • LITURGY and the BIBLE
  • LIUTPRAND (ca. 690–744)
  • LOMBARDS
  • LONGINUS (d. after 580)
  • LONGINUS (apocryphal)
  • LONGOBARDS (Lombards)
  • LORD'S PRAYER (Our Father)
  • LOT (iconography)
  • LOVE
  • LUCIA (Lucy) of Syracuse (d. 304)
  • LUCIAN of Antioch (d. 312)
  • LUCIAN of Carthage (3rd c.)
  • LUCIAN of Kefar Gamala (d. after 415)
  • LUCIAN of Samosata (d. 190)
  • LUCIDUS, presbyter (d. after 474)
  • LUCIFER–LUCIFERIANS
  • LUCILLA (d. after 312)
  • LUCINIUS (Baeticus) (d. ca. 390)
  • LUCIUS I, pope (d. 254)
  • LUCIUS of Adrianople (d. after 343)
  • LUCIUS of Alexandria (d. after 380)
  • LUCULENTIUS (6th c.?)
  • LUGDUNUM
  • LUKE, Evangelist
  • LUKE, Evangelist (apocryphal)
  • LUPUS of Troyes (d. 479)
  • LUSITANIA
  • LUXORIUS (5th–6th c.)
  • LYCIA and PAMPHYLIA
  • LYONS
  • M
  • MACARIUS (4th–5th c.)
  • MACARIUS (Simeon) (active 385–430, in the region of * Antioch)
  • MACARIUS I of Jerusalem (bishop 314–333)
  • MACARIUS II of Gerapolis
  • MACARIUS of Alexandria (d. 394/400)
  • MACARIUS of Antioch (bishop after 649 until 681)
  • MACARIUS of Egypt (d. 386/390)
  • MACARIUS of Jerusalem (bishop 552 and 563/564-574/575)
  • MACARIUS of Magnesia (around 400)
  • MACARIUS of Tkow (d. 452)
  • MACEDONIA
  • MACEDONIUS (4th–5th c.)
  • MACEDONIUS, bishop
  • MACEDONIUS I – MACEDONIANS (d. after 360)
  • MACEDONIUS II of Constantinople, saint (d. 25 April 516)
  • MACRINA
  • MACROBIUS (d. after 365)
  • MACROBIUS (4th–5th c.)
  • MACROBIUS (early 5th c.)
  • MACROCOSM and MICROCOSM
  • MEDABA
  • MADAUROS
  • MAGI (the kings)
  • MAGIC
  • MAGNUS, martyr
  • MAGNUS MAXIMUS, emperor (d. 388)
  • MAIORINUS (early 4th c.)
  • MALABAR
  • MALCHION of Antioch
  • MALCHUS of Philadelphia (5th c.)
  • MALTA
  • MAMAS (Mammas, Mammes, Mammet) of Caesarea
  • MAMBRE VERCANOL, lector
  • MANDEANS and MANDEISM
  • MANI – MANICHEANS – MANICHEISM
  • MANNA
  • MANSUETUS of Milan (7th c.)
  • MANUMISSION into the CHURCH
  • MANUSCRIPT TRADITION
  • MAPINIUS of Reims (6th c.)
  • MAR MARI, Acts of
  • MARA BAR SERAPION, Letter of
  • MARANATHA
  • MARATHONIUS of Nicomedia (4th c)
  • MARCELLA (mid 4th c.–early 5th c.)
  • MARCELLINA (2nd c.)
  • MARCELLINA (4th c.; d. 17 July 397/401)
  • MARCELLINUS, Luciferian
  • MARCELLINUS, pope (d. 304)
  • MARCELLINUS Comes (d. after 534)
  • MARCELLINUS, Flavius (d. 413)
  • MARCELLUS I, pope (d. 309)
  • MARCELLUS of Ancyra (ca. 284–374)
  • MARCIA (2nd c.)
  • MARCIAN (Marcianus) (396–457)
  • MARCIAN, ascetic (ca. 310–ca. 390)
  • MARCIAN, presbyter (d. 471?)
  • MARCIAN of Arles
  • MARCION – MARCIONISM
  • MARCION (Vita Polycarpi)
  • MARCIONITE PROLOGUES
  • MARCULFUS
  • MARCULUS (d. 346)
  • MARCUS AURELIUS, emperor (121–180)
  • MARCUS DIADOCHUS
  • MARIANUS and JACOBUS (d. 6 May 258)
  • MARINA
  • MARINUS
  • MARINUS of Constantinople (4th c.)
  • MARIS of Chalcedon (d. after 362)
  • MARIUS MERCATOR (1st half of 5th c.)
  • MARIUS of Avenches (d. 593/594)
  • MARIUS CLAUDIUS VICTORIUS
  • MARIUS VICTORINUS (ca. 280–285; d. after 363)
  • MARK, Gospel of
  • MARK, poet (7th c.)
  • MARK, pope (d. 336)
  • MARK, Secret Gospel of
  • MARK of Arethusa (4th c.)
  • MARK the Deacon
  • MARK the Gnostic (2nd c.)
  • MARK the Hermit
  • MARO, anchorite monk (d. ca. 410)
  • MARO, John (7th–8th c.)
  • MARO of Edessa
  • MARONITES
  • MARRIAGE
  • MARSEILLE
  • MARTIAL and BASILIDES
  • MARTIN I, pope (649–655)
  • MARTIN of Braga (d. after 579)
  • MARTIN of Tours (316/317–397)
  • MARTINA
  • MARTYR – MARTYRDOM
  • MARTYRIO MACHABAEORUM, De
  • MARTYRIUS (Sahdona) (7th c.)
  • MARTYRIUS of Antioch (bishop 459–470/471)
  • MARTYRIUS of Jerusalem (bishop 478–486)
  • MARTYROLOGY
  • MARUTA of Maiferqat (4th–5th c.)
  • MARUTA of Tagrit (d. 649)
  • MARY
  • MARY (patristic literature)
  • MARY MAGDALENE
  • MARY of Egypt
  • MARYS (the three)
  • MASONA (Massona, Mausona) of Mérida
  • MASS
  • MASSA
  • MATHEMATICI
  • MATRISTICS
  • MATTAI, mar
  • MATTHEW, evangelist
  • MATTHEW, Gospel of
  • MATTHIAS, apostle
  • MATTHIAS, apostle (apocryphal)
  • MAURETANIA
  • MAURICE, martyr
  • MAURISTS
  • MAURUS of Parentium (4th c.?)
  • MAURUS of Ravenna (642–673)
  • MAXENTIUS, emperor (d. 312)
  • MAXIMA (Maximilla) and DONATILLA
  • MAXIMIAN (d. 434)
  • MAXIMIAN, Donatist (4th c.)
  • MAXIMIAN, emperor (ca. 250–310)
  • MAXIMIAN of Bagai (beginning of 5th c.)
  • MAXIMIAN of Ravenna (bishop 546–556)
  • MAXIMIAN of Syracuse (d. 594)
  • MAXIMILIAN, martyr
  • MAXIMILLA and PRISCILLA (2nd c.) (Priscilla is also called Prisca in * Tertullian)
  • MAXIMINUS DAIA, emperor (d. 313)
  • MAXIMINUS (MAXIMIAN) of Anazarbus
  • MAXIMINUS of Sinita (d. before 411)
  • MAXIMINUS of Trier (d. 346)
  • MAXIMINUS the Arian (ca. 360/365–after 440)
  • MAXIMINUS THRAX, emperor (173–238)
  • MAXIMUS (d. after 416)
  • MAXIMUS, antignostic
  • MAXIMUS, bishop of * Jerusalem (d. 348?)
  • MAXIMUS, martyr
  • MAXIMUS of Antioch (5th c.)
  • MAXIMUS of Riez (5th c.)
  • MAXIMUS of Saragossa (d. ca. 620)
  • MAXIMUS of Turin (I) (d. after 412)
  • MAXIMUS of Turin (II) (5th c.)
  • MAXIMUS the Confessor (ca. 580–662)
  • MAXIMUS the Cynic (d. after 382)
  • MEDICINE, Lecture on
  • MEDITATION
  • MELANIA the Elder (ca. 340–before 408)
  • MELANIA the Younger (380/383–439)
  • MELCHIZEDEK
  • MELETIUS of Antioch (d. 381)
  • MELETIUS of Mopsuestia
  • MELITENE, Council of
  • MELITIUS of Lycopolis – MELITIAN SCHISM (4th c.)
  • MELITO of Sardis (2nd c.)
  • MELKITES (from Syriac mălkāyā [“imperial”])
  • MELLITUS (d. 24 April 624)
  • MEMBERS of the CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY
  • MEMNON of Ephesus (ca. 428–440)
  • MEMORIA – MEMORIA APOSTOLORUM
  • MEMORY
  • MENANDER (1st c.)
  • MENAS
  • MENNAS, martyr (d. ca. 295)
  • MENSA
  • MENSURIUS
  • MÉRIDA
  • MERITA
  • MEROBAUDES, Flavius
  • MEROVINGIAN COUNCILS
  • MESOPOTAMIA (Roman province)
  • MESOPOTAMIA, Christianity in
  • MESROB (Mesrop) (ca. 361–439/440)
  • MESSALIANS (Euchites)
  • METEMPSYCHOSIS
  • METHODIUS of Olympus (d. 311)
  • METHODIUS of Olympus (pseudo)
  • METRODORUS
  • METROPOLITAN
  • METRUM IN GENESIN (440–461)
  • MICHAEL the ARCHANGEL
  • MICHAEL the ARCHANGEL (iconography)
  • MICHAEL BADOQA, the researcher (6th c.)
  • MIDDLE PLATONISM
  • MID-PENTECOST
  • MILAN
  • MILITIA
  • MILK and HONEY
  • MILLENARISM
  • MILTIADES, apologist
  • MILITIADES, pope (310–314)
  • MINISTRIES (ordained ministers)
  • MINUCIUS FELIX
  • MIRACLE
  • MIRACLES of JESUS (in Ethiopic, Ta'amra Iyasus)
  • MIRACULIS S. STEPHANI, De
  • MISAEL (Misahel) (d. after 537)
  • MITHRAS – MITHRAISM
  • MODESTUS (2nd c.)
  • MODESTUS of Jerusalem (d. ca. 630)
  • MOESIA (Mysia)
  • MONACHIS PERFECTIS, De
  • MONARCHIANS – MONARCHIANISM
  • MONASTERIES, DOUBLE
  • MONASTERY
  • MONASTIC HABIT
  • MONASTICISM
  • MONAZONTES
  • MONICA (331–387)
  • MONOENERGISM – MONOTHELITISM
  • MONOGRAM
  • MONOGRAMMA CHRISTI, De
  • MONOIMUS, gnostic
  • MONOPHYSITISM – MONOPHYSITES
  • MONOTHEISM
  • MONTANUS – MONTANISM (2nd c.)
  • MONTANUS of Toledo
  • MONTANUS, LUCIUS and COMPANIONS
  • MONTIBUS SINA ET SION, De
  • MOON
  • MOPSUESTIA, Council of
  • MOS MAIORUM
  • MOSAIC
  • MOSES
  • MOSES of Khorene (Movsēs Xorenac'i)
  • MOSES the Saracen
  • MTSKHETA-SVETI TSKHOVELI
  • MUIRCHÚ (d. after 697)
  • MURATORIAN FRAGMENT
  • MUSANUS, polemicist
  • MUSEUS of Marseille (d. ca. 461)
  • MUSIC
  • MUZIANUS (Mutianus) of Antioch (6th c.)
  • MYSTAGOGY
  • MYSTERY
  • MYSTICAL BODY
  • MYSTICISM – MYSTICAL THEOLOGY
  • MYTHOLOGY
  • N
  • NABOR and FELIX
  • NAG HAMMADI (writings of)
  • NAIN, SON of the WIDOW of (iconography)
  • NAME (ονομα, nomen)
  • NAMES, CHRISTIAN
  • NAPLES
  • NARBONNE
  • NARCISSUS of Jerusalem (d. after 212)
  • NARCISSUS of Neronias (d. after 360)
  • NARRATIO
  • NARRATIO DE REBUS ARMENIAE (Διηγησις)
  • NARRATIO DE REBUS PERSICIS (‘Εξηγησις των πραχθεντων εν Περσιδι)
  • NARRATIONES DE CAEDE MONACHORUM IN MONTE SINAI
  • NARRATIVES, CHRISTIAN
  • NARSAI (Narses) (399–502)
  • NARSES (490–574)
  • NATALIUS (2nd–3rd c.)
  • NATIVITY (apocryphal accounts of)
  • NATIVITY (iconography)
  • NATIVITY, Feast of the
  • NATIVITY of MARY (apocryphal accounts of)
  • NAUCRATIUS (ca. 320–ca. 356)
  • NAVIGIUS (4th c.)
  • NAZARENES (Nazoreans)
  • NAZARENES (Nazoreans), Gospel of the
  • NAZARETH
  • NAZARIUS and CELSUS, martyrs
  • NEBRIDIUS (d. before 391)
  • NECTARIUS (d. 27 Sep 397)
  • NEFALIUS
  • NEMESIANUS and COMPANIONS, martyrs
  • NEMESIUS of Emesa (4th–5th c.)
  • NEOCAESAREA (Pontus)
  • NEOCAESAREA, Council of
  • NEOCHALCEDONIANISM
  • NEONA of Seleucia (of Isauria) (4th c.)
  • NEONICENISM
  • NEOPHYTE
  • NEOPLATONISM
  • NEPOS
  • NEPOTIANUS (d. 96)
  • NEREUS and ACHILLEUS
  • NERO (37–68)
  • NERSES (Narsetes or Narsai or Nersetes)
  • NESTORIUS – NESTORIANISM
  • NESTORIUS of Bet Nuhadra (8th c.)
  • NICAEA
  • NICETA of Remesiana (4th–5th c.)
  • NICETIUS of Trier (d. 569?)
  • NICHOLAS of Ancyra (5th/6th c.?)
  • NICHOLAS of Myra (d. 343)
  • NICOLAITANS
  • NICOMEDIA
  • NILUS of Ancyra (d. 430?)
  • NIMBUS – HALO (iconography)
  • NÎMES, Council of
  • NINIAN, saint
  • NINO
  • NISIBIS
  • NISIBIS, School of
  • NITRIA
  • NOAH
  • NOETUS of Smyrna (2nd half of the 2nd c.)
  • NOLA-CIMITILE
  • NOMINA SACRA
  • NONNA (d. ca. 374)
  • NONNUS of Panopolis (5th c.)
  • NONNUS of Panopolis (pseudo)
  • NORICUM
  • NOTAE DE TEXTU EVANGELIORUM
  • NOTARIUS
  • NOTITIA DIGNITATUM
  • NOTITIA GALLIARUM
  • NOTITIA PROVINCIARUM ET CIVITATUM AFRICAE
  • NOTITIA URBIS CONSTANTINOPOLITANAE
  • NOUS
  • NOVATIAN (d. after 251)
  • NOVATIANUM, Ad
  • NOVATIANISTS
  • NOVATUS (d. 440)
  • NOVATUS of Carthage (mid-3rd c.)
  • NOVATUS the Catholic (d. before 530)
  • NOVELLAE
  • NOVIODUNUM
  • NUBIA
  • NUDITY, BAPTISMAL
  • NUMBERS, SYMBOLISM of
  • NUMENIUS of Apamea (2nd c.)
  • NUMIDIA
  • NUMISMATICS
  • NYSSA
  • O
  • OAK, Synod of the
  • OBLATIONS of the FAITHFUL
  • OCEANUS (4th–5th c.)
  • OCTATEUCH of Clement
  • ODES of SOLOMON
  • ODILIA (Othilia)
  • ODOACER (Odovacar) (434–493)
  • OECUMENIUS (late 6th c.)
  • OGDOAS – OGDOAD (ογδοας)
  • OIKEIOSIS
  • OIL
  • OLD AGE
  • OLD and NEW
  • OLYMPIA, deaconess (ca. 361/368–ca. 410)
  • OLYMPIODORUS, deacon (6th c.)
  • OLYMPIODORUS of Thebes (ca. 370–ca. 430)
  • OLYMPIUS
  • OLYMPIUS (d. 412)
  • ONOMASTICS
  • ONUPHRIUS (4th c.)
  • OPERA OMNIA
  • OPHITES – NAASSENES
  • OPTATIANUS (260/270–before 335)
  • OPTATUS of Milevis (4th c.)
  • OPTATUS of Thamugadi
  • OPUS IMPERFECTUM IN MATTHAEUM
  • ORACLES
  • ORANGE, Council of
  • ORANS (iconography)
  • ORATIO CYPRIANI
  • ORDER – ORDINATION
  • ORDINES ROMANI
  • ORIENTATION
  • ORIENTIUS (early 5th c.)
  • ORIGEN (ca. 185–ca. 254)
  • ORIGENISM
  • ORIGEN the Neoplatonist (3rd c.)
  • OROSIUS (4th–5th c.)
  • ORPHEUS
  • ORTHODOXY
  • ORTU ET OBITU PROPHETARUM ET APOSTOLORUM, De
  • OSROENE (Osrohene, Osrhoene)
  • OSSIUS (Hosius) (ca. 256–d. after 357)
  • OSTROGOTHS
  • OUR FATHER
  • OUSIA
  • OXYRHYNCHUS
  • P
  • PACATUS (d. after ca. 410)
  • PACHOMIUS (ca. 292–347)
  • PACIAN (4th c.)
  • PAGAN - PAGANISM
  • PAHLAVI
  • PAIDEIA
  • PAINTING
  • PALEOGRAPHY
  • PALEOSLAVONIC, Translations in
  • PALERMO
  • PALESTINE
  • PALIMPSEST
  • PALLADIUS of Helenopolis (363/364–before 431)
  • PALLADIUS of Ireland (1st half of the 5th c.)
  • PALLADIUS of Ratiaria (d. after 383)
  • PALLADIUS of Saintes (6th c.)
  • PALLADIUS of Suedri
  • PALM
  • PALMAS of Amastris (2nd c.)
  • PALMYRA
  • PALUT (2nd–3rd c.)
  • PAMMACHIUS (d. 410)
  • PAMPHILUS of Caesarea (d. 16 February 310)
  • PAMPHILUS of Jerusalem (6th–7th c.)
  • PANCRAS, martyr
  • PANEGYRIC
  • PANEGYRICS, LATIN (4th c.)
  • PANNONIA PRIMA
  • PANNONIA SECUNDA
  • PANODORUS
  • PANTAENUS
  • PANTALEON MEGALOMARTYR
  • PANTHEISM
  • PANTOCRATOR
  • PANTOLEON (7th–8th c.)
  • PAPA BAR AGGAI (d. 329)
  • PAPACY
  • PAPHNUTIUS
  • PAPIAS of Hierapolis (2nd c.)
  • PAPISCUS and PHILO, Dialogue of
  • PAPYRUS - PAPYROLOGY
  • PARABALANI (Parabolani)
  • PARABLE
  • PARACLETE
  • PARADISE
  • PARALYTIC, Healing of the (iconography)
  • PARAPETASMA
  • PARAPHRASES, BIBLICAL and HAGIOGRAPHICAL
  • PARENESIS in the FATHERS
  • PARENTIUM
  • PARIS
  • PARIS, Council of
  • PARISH
  • PARMENIAN
  • PAROUSIA
  • PARRHĒSIA
  • PARTHEMIUS
  • PARTHENIUS of Constantinople (5th c.)
  • PASCENTIUS the ARIAN (beginning of the 5th c.)
  • PASCHAL, antipope
  • PASCHAL CANDLE
  • PASCHALE CAMPANUM
  • PASCHASINUS of Lilybaeum
  • PASCHASIUS of Dumium
  • PASCHASIUS of Rome (d. before 514)
  • PASSIO SEPTEM MONACHORUM
  • PASTOR
  • PATERIKON
  • PATERIUS
  • PATERNIANS
  • PATERNOSTER
  • PATERNUS of Avranches (ca. 480–ca. 565)
  • PATIENCE
  • PATIENS of Lyons (d. ca. 480)
  • PATRIARCHATE
  • PATRICIANI
  • PATRICIUS (d. 370/371)
  • PATRICK, saint (d. ca. 492), apostle of * Ireland
  • PATRIMONY of ST. PETER
  • PATRIPASSIANS
  • PATROCLUS, hermit (6th c.)
  • PATROCLUS of Arles (d. 426)
  • PATROLOGY - PATRISTICS
  • PATRON
  • PATRON SAINT
  • PATROPHILUS of Scythopolis
  • PAUL, apostle
  • PAUL, apostle (apocryphal)
  • PAUL AURELIAN
  • PAUL II
  • PAUL of Antioch (d. 582)
  • PAUL of Apamea
  • PAUL of Aphrodisia
  • PAUL of Callinicum (5th–6th c.)
  • PAUL of Canopus
  • PAUL of Concordia (d. after 381)
  • PAUL of Constantinople (d. after 350)
  • PAUL of Edessa (7th c.)
  • PAUL of Elusa (d. 522)
  • PAUL of Emesa (1st half of the 5th c.)
  • PAUL of Jerash (6th c.)
  • PAUL of Leon (d. 572/575)
  • PAUL of Merida (7th c.)
  • PAUL of Narbonne (3rd c)
  • PAUL of Nisibis (or Paul the Persian)
  • PAUL of Samosata (3rd c.)
  • PAUL of Tamma
  • PAUL of Tella (7th c.)
  • PAUL of Thebes (4th c.)
  • PAUL of Verdun (d. 648/49)
  • PAUL SILENTIARIUS (6th c.)
  • PAUL the SIMPLE, saint (4th c.)
  • PAULA (347–404)
  • PAULICIANS
  • PAULINIANS
  • PAULINIANUS (4th c.–beginning of 5th. c)
  • PAULINUS of Antioch (d. after 382)
  • PAULINUS of Bordeaux
  • PAULINUS of Milan
  • PAULINUS of Nola (355–431)
  • PAULINUS of Pella (d. after 459)
  • PAULINUS of Perigueux
  • PAULINUS of Trier
  • PAULINUS of Tyre
  • PAULINUS of York (d. 10 October 644)
  • PEACE
  • PEACOCK
  • PEKTORIOS (Pectorius) (inscription)
  • PELAGIA martyr
  • PELAGIUS (ca. 354–ca. 427) - PELAGIANS - PELAGIANISM
  • PELAGIUS I, pope (556–561)
  • PELAGIUS II, pope (579–590)
  • PELAGIUS of Laodicea
  • PELLA
  • PELUSIUM
  • PENANCE
  • PENTAPOLIS
  • PENTARCHY
  • PENTECOST
  • PEPUZA
  • PEREGRINUS
  • PEREGRINUS of Auxerre
  • PEREGRINUS, exegete
  • PERFUME
  • PERICHORESIS (Gk. περιχωρησις)
  • PERIGENES
  • PERIODEUTA
  • PERPETUA and FELICITAS
  • PERPETUUS of Tours (d. 491)
  • PERSECUTIONS
  • PERSIA
  • PERSONA - PERSON
  • PERSONIFICATIONS
  • PESHITTA
  • PETER apostle
  • PETER APSELAMOS or BALSAMOS (d. 309)
  • PETER CHRYSOLOGUS (ca. 380–450)
  • PETER MONGUS (d. 490)
  • PETER I of Alexandria (d. ca. 311)
  • PETER II of Alexandria (d. 381)
  • PETER IV of Alexandria (d. 577)
  • PETER of Altinum (5th–6th c)
  • PETER of Apamea (d. after 536)
  • PETER of Callinicum
  • PETER of Jerusalem (d. 552)
  • PETER of Mira
  • PETER of Perembolae (d. before 441)
  • PETER II of Sebaste (ca. 344–ca. 394)
  • PETER of Trajanopolis (5th c.)
  • PETER the DEACON (d. after 604)
  • PETER the FULLER (d. 488)
  • PETER the IBERIAN (d. 491)
  • PETER the PATRICIAN (6th c.), also called “Peter the Orator,” Byzantine historian
  • PETILIAN
  • PETITIONES ARIANORUM
  • PETRA
  • PETRONILLA, martyr
  • PETRONIUS of Bologna
  • PHILASTER PHILASTRIUS
  • PHILEAS of Thmuis (d. 306)
  • PHILIP, apostle
  • PHILIP, apostle (apocryphal)
  • PHILIP, deacon
  • PHILIP, presbyter (d. after 431)
  • PHILIP, priest (d. 455/456)
  • PHILIP of Gortyna (2nd c.)
  • PHILIP of Side (5th c.)
  • PHILIP the Arab
  • PHILIP the Gnostic (3rd c.)
  • PHILIPPI
  • PHILO, historiographer (between the 4th and 7th c.)
  • PHILO of Alexandria (1st c.)
  • PHILO of Carpasia (d. beginning of 5th c.)
  • PHILOCALIA
  • PHILOCALUS (or Filocalus), Furius Dionysius (d. ca. 382)
  • PHILOGONIUS of Antioch (d. 324)
  • PHILOMENA, martyr
  • PHILOSOPHY and ANCIENT CHRISTIANITY
  • PHILOSTORGIUS (d. ca. 430)
  • PHILOTHEUS
  • PHILOTHEUS, catenist (5th–6th c.)
  • PHILOXENUS of Mabbug (d. 523)
  • PHILUMENE the Marcionite (2nd c.)
  • PHINEHAS (iconography)
  • PHOCAS of Sinope (d. 305?)
  • PHOEBADIUS (d. after 392)
  • PHOENIX (iconography)
  • PHOS HILARON
  • PHOTINUS of Constantinople (d. after 610)
  • PHOTINUS of Sirmium (d. after 362)
  • PHOTIUS (ca. 820–891)
  • PHRYGIA
  • PHYSICIAN, CHRIST the
  • PHYSIOLOGUS
  • PIERIUS of Alexandria (d. after 309)
  • PIETY
  • PILATE
  • PILGRIMAGES (Peregrinatio)
  • PIMENIUS, martyr
  • PINIANUS (d. 432)
  • PINYTUS
  • PIONIUS
  • PIONIUS (pseudo)
  • PIRMINIUS (8th c.)
  • PISENTHIUS of Kepht (d. 632)
  • PIUS I, pope (ca. 140–ca. 155)
  • PLATONISM and the FATHERS
  • PLEROMA (πληρωμα)
  • PLEROPHORIAE
  • PLINY the Younger (61/62–after 113)
  • PLOTINUS (ca. 204–270)
  • PNEUMA - SPIRIT (πνευμα)
  • PNEUMATOMACHOI
  • POEMA ULTIMUM
  • POEMENIA (4th c.)
  • POETRY, CHRISTIAN
  • POETRY, SYRIAC
  • POITIERS
  • POLEMIUS SILVIUS
  • POLEMON the Apollinarist
  • POLITICS
  • POLLENTIUS (beginning of the 5th c.)
  • POLYCARP (d. 167)
  • POLYCHRONIUS of Apamea
  • POLYCRATES of Ephesus
  • POLYEUCTUS, martyr (3rd c.)
  • POMPA DIABOLI
  • POMPONIA GRAECINA (1st c.)
  • POMPONIUS
  • PONTIANUS, bishop (6th c.)
  • PONTIANUS (Pontian), pope (ca. 230–235)
  • PONTICIANUS (4th c.)
  • PONTIFEX MAXIMUS
  • PONTIUS, deacon
  • PONTUS
  • POOR – POVERTY
  • POPE
  • PORCARIUS of Lerins, martyr
  • PORPHYRY of Antioch (d. 413)
  • PORPHYRY of Gaza, bishop (ca. 347–420)
  • PORPHYRY of Philippi
  • PORPHYRY of Tyre (232/233–305?), philosopher
  • PORTER
  • PORTRAIT
  • PORTUGAL
  • POSIDONIUS (d. after 430)
  • POSSESSOR
  • POSSIDIUS (d. after 437)
  • POTAMIANA and BASILIDES, martyrs
  • POTAMION (Potamon) of Heraclea (4th c.)
  • POTAMIUS of Lisbon (d. before 383/384)
  • POTHINUS of Lyons
  • PRAEDESTINATUS
  • PRAETEXTATUS, Vettius Agorius, consul (d. 385)
  • PRAGMATICA SANCTIO
  • PRAILIUS of Jerusalem
  • PRAXEAS (3rd c.)
  • PRAXEDIS
  • PRAYER
  • PREACHING
  • PREDESTINATION
  • PRESANCTIFIED
  • PRESBYTERS
  • PRESBYTERS, APOSTOLIC
  • PRESENTATION in the TEMPLE
  • PRIESTHOOD of BELIEVERS
  • PRIMASIUS of Hadrumetum (6th c.)
  • PRIMIAN of Carthage
  • PRIMICERIUS
  • PRINCIPIA DIALECTICAE
  • PRISCA saint
  • PRISCIAN
  • PRISCILLA
  • PRISCILLIAN – PRISCILLIANISM
  • PRISCUS, historian (5th c.)
  • PRIVATUS
  • PRIVATUS of Lambaesis (3rd c.)
  • PROBA (4th c.)
  • PROCESSION
  • PROCHORUS
  • PROCLUS, Montanist
  • PROCLUS LYCIUS DIADOCHUS (d. 484/485)
  • PROCLUS of Constantinople (before 390–446)
  • PROCOPIUS
  • PROCOPIUS of Gaza (465–ca. 530)
  • PROCOPIUS the Usurper (ca. 326–366)
  • PROCULLIANUS (4th–5th c.)
  • PROCULUS of Marseille, bishop (5th c.)
  • PROFUTURUS
  • PROFUTURUS of Braga
  • PROGRESS
  • PROHAERESIUS (4th c.)
  • PROJECTUS, bishop (d. after 431)
  • PROLOGUES to the BIBLICAL BOOKS
  • PROLOGUS PASCHAE AD VITALEM
  • PROPERTY, ECCLESIASTICAL
  • PROPHET
  • PROPHETIAE EX OMNIBUS LIBRIS COLLECTAE
  • PROPHETS, List of
  • PROSELYTE
  • PROSOPON
  • PROSPER of Aquitaine (d. after 455)
  • PROSTITUTION
  • PROTERIUS the Alexandrian (4th c.)
  • PROTEVANGELIUM of JAMES
  • PROTOGENES of Serdica (d. after 343)
  • PROTOKTISTI (Protoktistoi)
  • PROTOLOGY - STUDY of ORIGINS
  • PROTOPASCHITES
  • PROTREPTIC
  • PROVERBIA GRAECORUM
  • PROVIDENCE
  • PRUDENTIUS (348?–after 405)
  • PSALMODY
  • PSALMS, BOOK of
  • PSALMUS RESPONSORIUS
  • PSEUDEPIGRAPHY
  • PSOTES of Psoi (d. 305)
  • PSYCHICI (ψυχικοι)
  • PTOLEMY and LUCIUS
  • PTOLEMY the Gnostic
  • PUBLISHING
  • PUBLIUS of Athens (2nd c.)
  • PUDENS and PUDENTIANA
  • PULCHERIA (AELIA PULCHERIA AUGUSTA) (399-453)
  • PULCHRITUDINE MUNDI, De
  • PUNIC
  • PURGATORY
  • PURIFICATION
  • PURPLE
  • PYRRHUS
  • Q
  • QALAT SEMAN
  • QIIORE (d. 436/437)
  • QUADRATUS, apologist
  • QUADRATUS of Athens (pseudo)
  • QUAESTIONES ET RESPONSIONES on Holy Scripture
  • QUAILS, MIRACLE of the (iconography)
  • QUARTODECIMANS
  • QUICUMQUE VULT
  • QUINISEXT
  • QUINTASIUS of Carales (d. after 314)
  • QUIRICUS
  • QUIRICUS of Barcelona
  • QUIRINUS, martyr
  • QUMRAN
  • QUO VADIS?
  • QUOD IDOLA DII NON SINT (That Idols Are Not Gods)—hereafter, QId
  • QUODVULTDEUS (d. 454)
  • R
  • RABBAN SHABUR
  • RABBULA of Edessa (d. 435)
  • RADEGUND (520-587)
  • RANSOM of PRISONERS
  • RAPE
  • RATIO PASCHAE (or Cyclus paschalis annorum LXXXIV)
  • RATIONE EMBOLISMORUM, De
  • RATIONE PASCHAE, De (or Computus Carthaginensis AD 455)
  • RATIONE PASCHAE, Prologus de (or Ratione Paschae, Praefatio de)
  • RATIONE PASCHAE, Tractatus de
  • RATIONE PASCHALI, Disputatio de
  • RATIONES SEMINALES
  • RAVENNA
  • RAVENNIUS of Arles (d. 460/461)
  • REBAPTISMATE, De
  • REBEKAH (iconography)
  • RECAPITULATION
  • RECARED (mid 6th c.–601)
  • RECTA IN DEUM FIDE, De
  • REDEMPTION
  • REFRIGERIUM
  • REGINUS. (5th c.)
  • REGULA FIDEI
  • REIMS
  • RELICS
  • REMIGIUS of Reims
  • RESTITUTUS (Restutus) (4th c.)
  • RESURRECTION of CHRIST (iconography)
  • RESURRECTION of the DEAD
  • RETICIUS of Autun (d. ca. 334)
  • REUSE
  • REVELATION
  • REVELATION, Book of
  • REVERENTIUS
  • RHAETIA (Raetia)
  • RHETORIC
  • RHODANIUS of Toulouse
  • RHODON
  • RICH – RICHES – PROPERTY
  • RIEZ, Council of
  • RIGHTEOUSNESS (Justice)
  • RIMINI, Council of
  • RING
  • ROGATION DAYS
  • ROGATUS (d. before 408)
  • ROMAN LAW and CHRISTIANITY
  • ROMANIANUS
  • ROMANUS, martyr
  • ROMANUS MELODUS (d. after 555)
  • ROMANUS of Roso (6th c.)
  • ROME
  • ROTHARI
  • RUFINUS (Friend of Prosper of Aquitaine) (d. after 429)
  • RUFINUS FLAVIUS (ca. 335–395)
  • RUFINUS of Aquileia (345–410)
  • RUFINUS the Syrian (d. after 415)
  • RUFUS of Octodurum
  • RUFUS of Shotep (6th–7th c.)
  • RUFUS of Thessalonica
  • RULES, MONASTIC
  • RUNIC
  • RUPERT of Salzburg (d. after 716)
  • RURICIUS of Limoges (5th–6th c.)
  • RUSTICUS, deacon (6th c.)
  • RUSTICUS, poet (5th c.)
  • RUSTICUS, presbyter
  • RUSTICUS of Narbonne (d. 26 October 461)
  • S
  • SABAS (439–532)
  • SABBATH
  • SABELLIUS – SABELLIANISM
  • SABINA
  • SABINIAN (Sabinianus), pope (604–606)
  • SABINUS of Canosa (d. ca. 566)
  • SABINUS of Heraclea
  • SABINUS of Piacenza (4th c.)
  • SABRATHA
  • SACERDOTIO CHRISTI, De (apocryphal text)
  • SACRAMENT (Sacramentum)
  • SACRAMENTAL SECRECY
  • SACRAMENTARY
  • SACRAMENTS
  • SACRIFICE
  • SACRILEGIUM (Gk. ιεροσυλειν = sacra legere, rapere, auferre, clepere)
  • SAECULUM (world/age)
  • SAHAK the Great (Isaac; Armenian catholicos, 387–438)
  • SAHDONA
  • SAINT and HOLINESS
  • SAINTS, FOOLISH (Holy Fools)
  • SAINTS, INTERCESSION of
  • SALLUSTIUS the Neoplatonist (d. 378/379?)
  • SALONA
  • SALONIUS of Geneva (ca. 400–after 500)
  • SALSA of Tipasa (4th c.)
  • SALT
  • SALVIAN of Marseille (5th c.)
  • SALVIUS (5th c.)
  • SAMARITANS
  • SAMSON (iconography)
  • SAMUEL of Qalamun (Kalamun) (d. 695)
  • SANCTE DEUS, LUCIS LUMEN, CONCORDIA RERUM (ps.-Paulinus of Nola)
  • SANCTUARY
  • SARACENS
  • SARAGOSSA
  • SARCOPHAGI, Early Christian
  • SARDICA
  • SARDINIA
  • SASSANIDS
  • SATISFACTIO
  • SATOR / AREPO
  • SATORNILUS (Saturninus)
  • SATURNINUS and DATIVUS, martyrs
  • SATURNINUS of Arles (4th c.)
  • SATURNINUS of Cagliari
  • SATURNINUS of Rome
  • SATURNINUS of Toulouse, martyr (3rd c.)
  • SATYRUS (ca. 330–375/378)
  • SAVIA
  • SAYINGS of JESUS, apocryphal
  • SCAPULA
  • SCETE, Desert of
  • SCHISM – SCHISMATIC
  • SCHOLASTICA
  • SCHOLASTICUS
  • SCHOLION
  • SCHOOL
  • SCILLITAN MARTYRS
  • SCOTLAND
  • SCRIBE – RABBI
  • SCRIPTURE, HOLY
  • SCRIPTURE, HOLY (Ancient Versions)
  • SCULPTURE
  • SCYTHIA MINOR
  • SCYTHOPOLIS
  • SEAL
  • SEBASTE
  • SEBASTIAN
  • SEBEOS (Eusebius)
  • SECOND COMING of CHRIST
  • SECRETUM (Secrecy)
  • SECUNDIANUS of Singidunum
  • SECUNDINUS, Manichean
  • SECUNDINUS of Ireland, bishop (d. ca. 447)
  • SECUNDUS, gnostic
  • SECUNDUS of Tigisis
  • SECUNDUS of Trent (d. 512)
  • SEDATUS of Beziers (Sedatus Biterrensis)
  • SEDATUS of Nimes (6th c.)
  • SEDULIUS
  • SELEUCIA - CTESIPHON
  • SELEUCIA - CTESIPHON, School of
  • SELEUCIA in ISAURIA, Council of
  • SEMIARIANS
  • SEMI-PELAGIANS
  • SENATOR of Milan (5th c.)
  • SENECA and PAUL, Correspondence of
  • SENIORES LAICI
  • SENTENTIAE EPISCOPORUM
  • SENTENTIAE S. AUGUSTINI et ISIDORI
  • SEPTEM ORDINIBUS, De
  • SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS, emperor
  • SERAPEION (Serapeum) in Alexandria
  • SERAPION of Antioch (2nd c.)
  • SERAPION of Thmuis (d. after 362)
  • SERDICA (Sardica)
  • SERGIA (7th c.)
  • SERGIOPOLIS
  • SERGIUS, patriarch (610–638)
  • SERGIUS, pope (687–701)
  • SERGIUS (ps.-Cassiodorus) (5th c.)
  • SERGIUS AMPHIATOR (The Sacristan)
  • SERGIUS and BACCHUS, martyrs
  • SERGIUS GRAMMATICUS (6th c.)
  • SERGIUS of Cyprus
  • SERGIUS of Rish'ayna (d. 536)
  • SERGIUS PAULUS (1st c.)
  • SERGIUS the STYLITE (8th c.)
  • SERMO Sermon
  • SERMO ARIANORUM
  • SERMON on the MOUNT (iconography)
  • SERMONS, AFRICAN (anonymous)
  • SERMONS, ARIAN (anonymous)
  • SERMONS, DONATIST
  • SERPENT
  • SERVANUS
  • SERVATIUS of Tongres (d. ca. 384)
  • SERVUS DEI
  • SETHIANS
  • SETIF
  • SEVEN MARTYRS of CAPSA
  • SEVEN SLEEPERS of EPHESUS
  • SEVERIAN of Gabala (d. 408/425)
  • SEVERINUS, pope (638–640)
  • SEVERINUS of Cologne (late 4th c.)
  • SEVERINUS of Noricum (5th c.)
  • SEVERUS
  • SEVERUS of Antioch (d. 538)
  • SEVERUS of Aquileia (586–607)
  • SEVERUS of Malaga (d. ca. 602)
  • SEVERUS of Milevis
  • SEVERUS of Minorca (d. after 419)
  • SEVERUS of Naples (d. 409?)
  • SEVERUS of Ravenna (d. after 343)
  • SEVERUS of Synnada (5th c.)
  • SEVILLE
  • SEXTUS, antignostic
  • SEXTUS, Sentences of
  • SEXUALITY
  • SHAPUR
  • SHEEP
  • SHENOUTE
  • SHEPHERD, THE GOOD
  • SHIP
  • SICCA VENERIA
  • SICILY, Council of
  • SIDE, Council of
  • SIDI JDIDI
  • SIDONIUS APOLLINARIS (ca. 431–ca. 486)
  • SIGISMUND
  • SIGISTHEUS
  • SILVANUS of Cirta (4th c.)
  • SILVANUS of Tarsus (4th c.)
  • SILVERIUS, pope (536–537)
  • SIMEON BAR SABBA (d. 344)
  • SIMEON of Beth Arsham (d. before 548)
  • SIMEON of Edessa (Emesa), The Holy Fool (1st half of the 6th c.)
  • SIMEON of Jerusalem
  • SIMEON STYLITES the Elder (d. 459; feast day, 27 July among the Syrians, 1 September among the Greeks)
  • SIMEON STYLITES the Younger (521–592)
  • SIMON, apostle (apocryphal)
  • SIMON BARQAJĀ (end of the 6th c.–beginning of the 7th c.)
  • SIMON MAGUS - SIMONIANS
  • SIMON (Simeon) of Taybutheh
  • SIMON the ZEALOT, apostle
  • SIMONY
  • SIMPLICIANUS of Milan (d. 400/401)
  • SIMPLICIUS, pope (468–483)
  • SIMPLICIUS of Vienne (d. 439?)
  • SIN
  • SINAI
  • SINGIDUNUM (Belgrade)
  • SINGULARITATE CLERICORUM, De
  • SIRICIUS, pope (384–399)
  • SIRMIUM
  • SISBERT of Toledo (7th c.)
  • SISEBUT of Toledo
  • SISINNIUS, Novatianist (late 4th c.)
  • SISINNIUS, pope (d. 708)
  • SISINNIUS, MARTYRIUS and ALEXANDER, martyrs
  • SISINNIUS of Constantinople, archbishop (426– 427)
  • SIXTUS I, pope (ca. 115–ca. 128)
  • SIXTUS II, pope (257–258)
  • SIXTUS III, pope (432–440)
  • SLAVERY
  • SMYRNA
  • SOCRATES
  • SOCRATES of Constantinople (Scholasticus)
  • SODOM (iconography)
  • SODOM, De
  • SOGDIAN
  • SOLEMNITATIBUS ET SABBATIS, Disputatio de
  • SOLOMON (iconography)
  • SOLSTITIIS ET AEQUINOCTIIS, De
  • SOLUTIONES OBJECTIONUM ARIANORUM
  • SONG OF SONGS (Canticle of Canticles)
  • SONNATIUS of Reims
  • SOPHRONIUS (Jerome's friend) (d. after 392)
  • SOPHRONIUS of Jerusalem (ca. 550–638)
  • SOPHRONIUS of Pompeiopolis (4th c.)
  • SORTES SANCTORUM
  • SORTES SANGALLENSES
  • SOTER, pope (ca. 166–ca. 175)
  • SOTERIC of Caesarea (d. 537)
  • SOTERIOLOGY
  • SOTERIS (Sotheris), martyr
  • SOUL (Human)
  • SOZOMEN (5th c.)
  • SPAIN and PORTUGAL
  • SPES (4th–5th c)
  • SPIRITUAL COMBAT
  • SPIRITUALITY
  • SPONSA CHRISTI
  • SPYRIDON (3rd–4th c.)
  • STATUTA ECCLESIAE ANTIQUA
  • STENOGRAPHY
  • STEPHEN (Eddius Stephanus)
  • STEPHEN, the first martyr
  • STEPHEN, the first martyr (apocryphal)
  • STEPHEN I, pope (254–257)
  • STEPHEN II of Hierapolis-Mabbug (end of the 6th c.)
  • STEPHEN BAR SUDHAILE (5th–6th c.)
  • STEPHEN GOBAR
  • STEPHEN of Bostra (7th–8th c.)
  • STEPHEN of Ephesus (5th c)
  • STEPHEN of Larissa (6th c.)
  • STEPHEN of Thebes
  • STILICHO, Flavius (ca. 360–408)
  • STOBI
  • STOICISM and the FATHERS
  • STRATEGIUS (Strategus)
  • STYLITE – STYLITISM
  • SUB TUUM PRAESIDIUM
  • SUBDEACON
  • ŠUBḤALMARAN
  • SUBORDINATIONISM
  • SUCCENSUS (d. ca. 440)
  • SUCCESSION, APOSTOLIC
  • SUETONIUS (70–ca. 140)
  • SUICIDE
  • SUIDAS (Sudas)
  • SULPICIUS SEVERUS (ca. 360–ca. 420)
  • SUN, CULT of the
  • SUNDAY
  • SUPERSTITION
  • SUSANNA
  • SUSANNA, martyr – CHURCH of SAINT SUSANNA
  • SYAGRIUS (mid-5th c.)
  • SYAGRIUS of Autun (d. ca. 600)
  • SYLVESTER I, pope (314–335)
  • SYLVIA (d. before 594)
  • SYMBOLS – SYMBOLISM
  • SYMBOLUM NICAENUM, Commentarius in
  • SYMBOLUM NICAENUM, Enarratio in
  • SYMMACHIAN FORGERIES.
  • SYMMACHIANS
  • SYMMACHUS, Aurelius Anicius (ca. 380– ca. 430)
  • SYMMACHUS, exegete
  • SYMMACHUS, pope (498–514)
  • SYMMACHUS, Quintus Aurelius (340–402)
  • SYMMACHUS, Quintus Aurelius Memmius (ca. 450–525)
  • SYMMACHUS, translator (late 2nd c.)
  • SYMPHOROSA
  • SYMPHOSIUS (Symposius)
  • SYMPRONIANUS (4th c.)
  • SYNAGOGUE
  • SYNAXIS
  • SYNCLETICA
  • SYNCLETICA, nun
  • SYNCRETISM
  • SYNESIUS of Cyrene (ca. 370–ca. 413)
  • SYNODITES
  • SYNODOS ALEXANDRINA.
  • SYNOUSIASTS
  • SYRACUSE
  • SYRIA
  • SYRIAC
  • SYRIAC PALESTINIAN CHRISTIAN.
  • SYRO-ROMAN LAWBOOK
  • T
  • TABARKA
  • TABITHA (iconography)
  • TABULA PASCHALIS PETROCORICENSIS
  • TABULAE ALBERTINI
  • TACITUS on CHRISTIANS
  • TAIO of Saragossa (7th c.)
  • TALMUD and MISHNAH
  • TANAKH
  • TANNAIM (literally “teachers”)
  • TARGUM
  • TARRA
  • TARRACONENSIS
  • TARRAGONA
  • TARSICIUS (Tarcisius)
  • TARSUS
  • TATIAN (mid-2nd c.)
  • TATWINE
  • TAUROBOLIUM
  • TAURUS, praetorian prefect
  • TE DECET LAUS
  • TE DEUM
  • TEBESSA
  • TELESPHORUS
  • TEMPLE
  • TEMPTATION
  • TERASIA (ca. 370–409/415)
  • TERRASSA (ancient Egara)
  • TERTIUM GENUS
  • TERTULLIAN
  • TERTULLIANISTS
  • TESTAMENTS of the TWELVE PATRIARCHS
  • TESTAMENTUM DOMINI (Testament of Our Lord Jesus Christ)
  • TESTIMONIA
  • TESTIMONIES ON THE FATHER AND THE SON AND THE HOLY SPIRIT (or The Florilegium Fuldense) (5th c.; * Africa)
  • TESTIMONIUM FLAVIANUM
  • TESTIMONY – WITNESS
  • TETRAMORPH
  • THAGASTE
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