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A Dictionary of Early Christian Biography

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Habibus, Deacon, Martyr at Edessa Hadrianus, Publius Aelius, Emperor Hecebolius, a Rhetor at Constantinople
Hedibia, a Lady in Gaul Hegesippus, Author Hegesippus, Father of Church History
Helena, Companion of Simon Magus Helena, Saint, Mother of Constantine the Great Heliodorus, Bishop of Altinum
Helladius, Bishop of Tarsus Helvidius, a Western Writer Henoticon, The
Heraclas, Patriarch of Alexandria Heracleon, a Gnostic Heraclides Cyprius, Bishop of Ephesus
Hermas, Known As the Shepherd Hermenigild, a Saint Hermes (1) Trismegistus, Writings of Unknown Authorship
Hermias (5), a Christian Philosopher Hermogenes (1), a Teacher of Heretical Doctrine Hesychius (25), Presbyter of Jerusalem
Hesychius (27) Illustris, a Writer Hesychius (3), Egyptian Bp Hieracas, an Egyptian Teacher
Hierocles (1), Neoplatonic Philosopher Hierocles of Alexandria, a Philosopher Hieronymus, Eusebius (Jerome) Saint
Hierotheus, a Writer Hilarianus (1) Quintus Julius, Latin Chiliast Writer Hilarion (1), a Hermit of Palestine
Hilarius (7) Pictaviensis, Saint Hilarius Arelatensis, Saint, Bishop of Arles Hilarius, Bishop of Rome
Hippolytus (5), Apocryphal Martyr Hippolytus Romanus Honorius, Flavius Augustus, Emperor
Hormisdas, Bishop of Rome Hosius (1), a Confessor Under Maximian Hunneric, King of the Vandals.
Hyginus, Bishop of Rome Hypatia, Lady in Alexandria Hypatia, Writer
Hypatius, Presbyter and Hegumenus
Henry Wace
Henry Wace

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Designed to render to a wider circle, alike of clergy and of laity, the service which, as is generally admitted, has been rendered to the learned world by The Dictionary of Christian Biography, Literature, Sects, and Doctrines, published under the editorship of Dr. Wace and the late Dr. Wm. Smith, about twenty years ago, in four large volumes.

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