John the Almsgiver, Saint
John the Almsgiver, Saint
Also called John Eleemosynarius. Patriarch of Alexandria, d. 616

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  • John The Almsgiver —    Patriarch of Alexandria (qq.v.) from 610 619; saint. He was a native of Cyprus (q.v.) and a simple layman before he was elevated to the rank of patriarch. He was renowned for his support of Orthodoxy (q.v.) against Monophysitism (q.v.), as… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • St. John the Almsgiver —     St. John the Almsgiver     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. John the Almsgiver     (JOANNES ELEEMOSYNARIUS; JOANNES MISERICORS).     Patriarch of Alexandria (606 16), b. at Amathus in Cyprus about 550; d. there, 616. He was the son of one… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • John the Merciful — Saint John the Merciful (also known as John the Almsgiver, John the Almoner, John V of Alexandria, John Eleymon, and Johannes Eleemon)(Casarano s patron, in Italy) was the Patriarch of Alexandria in the early 7th century (from 606 to 616). He was …   Wikipedia

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  • Moschos, John —    Monk, saint, and author of The Spiritual Meadow, a popular account of encounters with monks in Palestine, Syria, and Egypt (qq.v.) during the late sixth century. Among those John and his spiritual son Sophronios (q.v.) met were John Klimachos… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • ИОАНН V (III) МИЛОСТИВЫЙ — [греч. ᾿Ιωάννης ὁ ᾿Ελεήμων] († 11.11.620 (или 619)), свт. (пам. 12 нояб.; пам. визант. 11 и 12 нояб.; пам. зап. 11 нояб. и 23 янв. (день перенесения мощей в Пожони)), патриарх Александрийский с 610 г. Источники сведений о жизни И. М. весьма… …   Православная энциклопедия

  • San Giovanni Elemosinario — St. John the Almsgiver, by Titian. San Giovanni Elemosinario is a church of Venice, northern Italy, dedicated to Saint John the Almsgiver. This church was founded in 1071, and was completely destroyed by the disastrous Rialto fire in 1514. The… …   Wikipedia

  • Monothelitism and Monothelites — • A modification of Monophysitism proposing that Christ had no human free will. Rejected by the Third Council of Constantinople (680) Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Monothelitism and Monothelites     Monot …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Hospitals — • Originally, hospital meant a place where strangers or visitors were received; in the course of time, its use was restricted to institutions for the care of the sick Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Hospitals     Hospitals …   Catholic encyclopedia

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