Gregory of Nazianzus, Saint


Gregory of Nazianzus, Saint
Gregory of Nazianzus, Saint
Biographical article on this Doctor of the Church, known in the Christian East as St. Gregory the Theologian

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  • Gregory of Nazianzus, Saint — born с 330, Arianzus, near Nazianzus, in Cappadocia, Asia Minor died с 389, Arianzus; Eastern feast day January 25 and 30; Western feast day February 2 One of the Church Fathers of Eastern Orthodoxy. He was ordained a priest in Nazianzus in 362.… …   Universalium

  • Gregory of Nyssa, Saint — born с 335, Caesarea, Cappadocia, Asia Minor died с 394; feast day March 9 Eastern Orthodox theologian and mystic. Initially a teacher of rhetoric, he turned to religion under the influence of his brother, Basil the Great, and was consecrated… …   Universalium

  • Gregory of Nazianzus — For this individual s father, see Gregory of Nazianzus the Elder. Saint Gregory of Nazianzus Icon of St. Gregory the Theologian Fresco from Kariye Camii, Istanbul, Turkey Theologian, Doctor of the Church …   Wikipedia

  • Gregory of Nazianzus the Elder — Infobox Saint name=Gregory of Nazianzus Gregory the Elder birth date=c. 276 death date=374 feast day=January 1 venerated in= imagesize= caption= birth place=Nazianzus death place=Nazianzus titles=Bishop of Nazianzus, Saint beatified date=… …   Wikipedia

  • Gregory of Nazianzus — (c. 330–89)    Bishop, Theologian and Saint.    Gregory was the son of Gregory, Bishop of Nazianzus in Cappadocia. He was educated at Caesarea, where he became a life long friend of St basil, and at the University of Athens. He was ordained… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • St. Gregory of Nazianzus —     St. Gregory of Nazianzus     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Gregory of Nazianzus     Doctor of the Church, born at Arianzus, in Asia Minor, c. 325; died at the same place, 389. He was son one of three children of Gregory, Bishop of Nazianzus… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Gregory of Nyssa — Infobox Saint name=Saint Gregory of Nyssa birth date=c 335 death date=after 394 feast day= March 9 (Roman Catholicism, Anglicanism) January 10 (Eastern Christianity, Lutheranism) June 14 and July 19 (Anglicanism) venerated in=Anglicanism Eastern… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • Gregory — /greg euh ree/, n. 1. Lady Augusta (Isabella Augusta Persse), 1852 1932, Irish dramatist. 2. Horace, 1898 1982, U.S. poet and critic. 3. James, 1638 75, Scottish mathematician. 4. a male given name: from a Greek word meaning watchful. * * * (as… …   Universalium

  • saint — saintless, adj. /saynt/, n. 1. any of certain persons of exceptional holiness of life, formally recognized as such by the Christian Church, esp. by canonization. 2. a person of great holiness, virtue, or benevolence. 3. a founder, sponsor, or… …   Universalium


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