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A Dictionary of Early Christian Biography

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Jacobus Baradaeus, Bishop of Edessa Jacobus Sarugensis, Bishop of Batnae Jacobus, Bishop of Nisibis
Joannes (504), Abbat of Mt. Sinai Joannes (507) Saba, Orthodox Monk of Dilaita Joannes (509), Monk
Joannes (520), Monk and Author Joannes Cappadox, Bishop of Constantinople Joannes I, Bishop of Rome
Joannes Ii, Bishop of Jerusalem Joannes Ii, Mercurius, Bishop of Rome Joannes Iii, Bishop of Jerusalem
Joannes Iii, Bishop of Rome Joannes Philoponus, Distinguished Philosopher Joannes Presbyter
Joannes Scholasticus, Bishop of Constantinople Joannes Scythopolita, Scholasticus in Palestine Joannes Talaia, Bishop of Nola
Joannes, Bishop of Antioch Joannes, Bishop of Ephesus Joannes, Silentiarius, Bishop of Colonia
Joannes, the Faster, Bishop of Constantinople Jordanis, Historian of the Goths Josephus, Catholicos of Armenia
Joshua (1) Stylites, a Syrian Monk Jovianus Flavius, Christian Emperor Jovinianus, Heretic
Juliana, Mother of the Virgin Demetrias Julianus Eclanensis, Bishop of Eclana Julianus Sabas, an Anchorite
Julianus, Bishop of Cos Julianus, Bishop of Halicarnassus Julianus, Flavius Claudius, Emperor
Julianus, Missionary Priest to the Nubians Julius (5), Bishop of Rome Julius, Bishop of Puteoli
Junilius, Quaestor of the Sacred Palace Justina, Empress Justinianus I, Emperor
Justinus Justinus I Justinus Ii
Justinus Martyr, Philosopher Juvenalis, Bishop of Jerusalem Juvencus, C. Vettius Aquilinus
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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