Zacharias Bishop of Mytilene

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Zacharias Bishop of Mytilene
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Pseudo-Zachariah Rhetor

Zaccheria, Scolastico
Zacharia, Scholastikos
Zachariah, of Mitylene
Zacharias, Rhetor, Bp. of Mitylene
Zacharias, Scholastikos
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Dialogo di Zaccheria Scolastico, vescovo di Mitilene, intorno alla fabbrica del mondo, contra quei filosofi che la eternità gli attribuiscono, 1735
The Chronicle of Pseudo-Zachariah Rhetor, 2011: p. 3 (Zacharias, Bishop of Mytilene, also known as Zacharias Rhetor or Zacharias Scholasticus
church historian
b. in Maiuma, the harbor city of Gaza, in the late 460's
was active in Alexandria and Constantinople
attended a synod in Constantinople in 536, where he is described as Bishop of Mytilene on the island of Lesbos
not attested after 536
died before 553, when a new bishop of Mytilene attended the Second Council of Constantinople
was later confused with Pseudo-Zachariah Rhetor, who wrote a chronicle in Syriac that drew heavily on Zacharia's own Historia ecclesiastica)
Smith's Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology: "An ecclesiastical writer, commonly known by the name of ZACHARIAS RHETOR...."
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