Author:Cyril of Alexandria

Cyril of Alexandria

(Greek: Κύριλλος Ἀλεξανδρείας) Patriarch of Alexandria from 412 to 444; central figure in the First Council of Ephesus in 431, which led to the deposition of Nestorius as Patriarch of Constantinople

Cyril of Alexandria


  • Commentaries on the Old Testament
  • Thesaurus
  • Discourse Against Arians
  • Commentary on St. John's Gospel
  • Dialogues on the Trinity
  • Becoming Temples of God (Ναοὶ θεοῦ χρηματιοῦμεν) (in Greek original and English)
  • Second Epistle of Cyril to Nestorius
  • Third Epistle of Cyril to Nestorius (containing the twelve anathemas)
  • Formula of Reunion: In Brief (A summation of the reunion between Cyril and John of Antioch)
  • The 'Formula of Reunion' between Cyril and John of Antioch
  • Five tomes against Nestorius (Adversus Nestorii blasphemias)
  • That Christ is One (Quod unus sit Christus)
  • Scholia on the incarnation of the Only-Begotten (Scholia de incarnatione Unigeniti)
  • Against Diodore of Tarsus and Theodore of Mopsuestia (fragments)
  • Against the synousiasts (fragments)
  • Commentary on the Gospel of Luke
  • Commentary on the Gospel of John
  • Commentary on Hebrews
  • Commentary on Isaiah
  • Against Julian the Apostate

Works about Cyril



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