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A Dictionary of Early Christian Biography

Paulinus, Disciple of Ephraem Syrus

Paulinus (5) ( Paulonas ), a priest and a disciple of Ephraem Syrus. Gennadius (de Script. Eccl. c. iii. in Patr. Lat. lviii. 1062) gives a short account of him, speaking of his great talent, knowledge of Scripture, and power as a preacher. After his master's death he "separated from the church, and wrote much against the faith," being of an ambitious temperament and eager for renown.


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Wace, Henry. Entry for 'Paulinus, Disciple of Ephraem Syrus'. A Dictionary of Early Christian Biography. 1911.

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