Encyclopedia of Ancient Christianity

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

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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