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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature
(called also Baradaeus), a monk of the 6th century, became conspicuous by reviving the Monophysite (q.v.) sect of the Eutychians (q.v.). They had been reduced to a very small number, but these had ordained Zanzalus bishop of Edessa,'and by his zeal and unceasing toil he left the sect, at his death in A.D. 588, in a flourishing condition in Syria, Mesopotamia, Armenia, Egypt, and other countries. These are known as Jacobites (q.v.).
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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Zanzalus, Jacob'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/z/zanzalus-jacob.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.