Philoxenus of Mabbug
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Philoxenus of Mabbug


Bishop of Mabbug (Hierapolis) from 485; a monophysite; like his contemporary Severus of Antioch, as a leading thinkers in Syrian Orthodox Church; initiated a new translation of the Bible; was exiled on the accession of Justin I




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