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A Dictionary of Early Christian Biography

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Macarius Magnus, Magnes, a Writer Macarius, a Roman Christian Macarius, an Egyptian Hermit or Monk
Macarius, Bishop of Jerusalem Macarius, Presbyter of Athanasius Macedonius Ii, Patriarch of Constantinople
Macedonius, Bishop of Constantinople. Macrina, the Elder Macrina, the Younger
Magnentius, , Flavius Popilius, Emperor Majorianus, Julius Valerius Majorinus, Church Reader at Carthage
Malchion, a Presbyter of Antioch Malchus, a Hermit in Syria Mamertus, Claudianus Ecdicius
Mamertus, Saint, Bishop of Vienne Mammaea or Mamaea, Julia Manes, Called Also Mani
Manicheans Mar Aba or Mar-Abas. Marana and Cyra
Marcella, Friend of Jerome Marcellina (2), a Sister of Saint Ambrose Marcellinus, Bishop of Rome
Marcellinus, Flavius Marcellus, Bishop of Ancyra Marcellus, Bishop of Rome
Marcia, Concubine of Commodus Marciani, See Euchites Marcianus, a Solitary in Syria
Marcianus, Flavius, Emperor of the East Marcianus, Presbyter at Constantinople Marcion, a 2nd Century Heretic
Marcus, a Gnostic Marcus, Bishop of Rome Marcus, Surnamed Eremita
Mari Marinus, a Military Martyr Maris, Bishop of Chalcedon
Marius Mercator, a Writer Marius, Bishop of Lausanne Martinianus, a Martyr at Rome
Martinus, Bishop of Dumium Martinus, Saint, Bishop of Tours Martyrius, Bishop of Jerusalem
Masona, Bishop of Merida Maternus, Julius Firmicus Maurus, Saint, Founder of Glanfeuil Monastery
Maxentius, Joannes, Presbyter and Archimandrite Maximianus I., M. Aurelius Valerius Maximianus, a Donatist
Maximianus, Archbaptist of Constantinople Maximinus I., Roman Emperor Maximinus Ii., Emperor
Maximinus, Arian Bishop of Hippo Regius Maximinus, Saint, Bishop of Treves Maximus Magnus, Christian Emperor in the West
Maximus of Ephesus Maximus Petronius, Emperor of the West Maximus the Cynic, Bishop of Constantinople
Maximus, an Ecclesiastical Writer Maximus, Bishop of Alexandria Maximus, Bishop of Jerusalem
Maximus, Bishop of Turin Maximus, Patriarch of Antioch Melania the Younger, Daughter of Publicola
Melania, a Roman Lady Meletius, Bishop of Antioch Meletius, Bishop of Lycopolis
Melito Mellitus Menander
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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