Chrysostom, Saint John
Chrysostom, Saint John
Long biographical article on this bishop and Doctor of the Church

Catholic Encyclopedia. . 2006.


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  • Chrysostom,Saint John — Chry·sos·tom (krĭsʹəs təm, krĭ sŏsʹ ), Saint John. A.D. 347? 407. Antioch born Greek prelate whose eloquent sermons earned him the name Chrysostom, “golden mouthed.” As patriarch of Constantinople (from 398), his oratory against corruption… …   Universalium

  • Chrysostom, Saint John — born 347, Antioch, Syria died Sept. 14, 407, Comana, Helenopontus; Western feast day September 13; Eastern feast day November 13 Early Church Father, biblical interpreter, and archbishop of Constantinople. He was raised as a Christian and lived… …   Universalium

  • Saint John — or St. John may refer to:Peopleaintscriptural saints* John the Baptist, who baptised Jesus at the start of Jesus ministry * John the Apostle, one of the twelve apostles of Jesus * John the Evangelist, author of the Gospel of John; in some… …   Wikipedia

  • Saint John Damascene —     St. John Damascene     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. John Damascene     Born at Damascus, about 676; died some time between 754 and 787. The only extant life of the saint is that by John, Patriarch of Jerusalem, which dates from the tenth… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • John Chrysostom, Saint — • Long biographical article on this bishop and Doctor of the Church Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Cassian, Saint John — ▪ monk Latin  Johannes Cassianus,  also called  Johannes Eremita  or  Johannes Massiliensis  born 360, the Dobruja, Scythia died 435, Marseille; Eastern feast day February 29; feast day in Marseille July 23       ascetic, monk, theologian, and… …   Universalium

  • Gospel of Saint John —     Gospel of St. John     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Gospel of St. John     This subject will be considered under the following heads:     I. Contents and Scheme of the Gospel;     II. Distinctive Peculiarities;     III. Authorship;     IV.… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Saint — 1347 80, Italian ascetic and mystic. died A.D. 731, pope 715 731. died A.D. 741, pope 731 741. died A.D. 352, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 337 352. died A.D. 683, Sicilian ecclesiastic: pope 682 683. died A.D. 855, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 847… …   Universalium

  • john — /jon/, n. Slang. 1. a toilet or bathroom. 2. (sometimes cap.) a fellow; guy. 3. (sometimes cap.) a prostitute s customer. [generic use of the proper name] * * * I known as John Lackland born Dec. 24, 1167, Oxford, Eng. died Oct. 18/19, 1216,… …   Universalium

  • John — /jon/, n. 1. the apostle John, believed to be the author of the fourth Gospel, three Epistles, and the book of Revelation. 2. See John the Baptist. 3. (John Lackland) 1167? 1216, king of England 1199 1216; signer of the Magna Carta 1215 (son of… …   Universalium

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