Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers: Series II/Volume III/Lives of Illustrious Men/Gennadius/Atticus the holy bishop

Chapter LIII.

Atticus[1] bishop of Constantinople, wrote to the princess daughters[2] of the Emperor Arcadius, On faith and virginity, a most excellent work, in which he attacks by anticipation the Nestorian doctrine.


  1. Bishop of Constantinople 406, died 425.
  2. Daughters Pulcheria and her sisters.