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

Chapter XC.

Gennadius[1] a Patriarch[2] of the church of Constantinople, a man brilliant in speech and of strong genius, was so richly equipped by his reading of the ancients that he was able to expound the prophet Daniel entire commenting on every word.

He composed also many Homilies. He died while the elder Leo was Emperor.


FootnotesEdit

  1. Bishop (or “Pontiff”) 458, died 471.
  2. Patriarch (Pontiff) A T 30 31 e 21; bishop 25 a Fabr. Her.