Evagrius Scholasticus


Born in Epiphania, Syria around 536, he lived in Antioch where he practised as a lawyer. Author of a six-volume Ecclesiastical History, which continues those of Socrates, Sozomen and Theodoret and covers the period from 431 to 594, the date of the death of Patriarch Gregory of Antioch, of whom he was secretary. It is an important source for the history of the Nestorian and Monophysite crises in the 5th and 6th centuries.


Browse 1 works

Evagrius Scholasticus
Birth date ? (Epiphanie)

en Syrie

Death date ? (Antioche)
Activity Syrie, Antioche
Links https://data.bnf.fr/fr/13206063/evagre_le_scolastique/
Group of authors Greek historians, Antioch, Syria