Evagrius Scholasticus (ēvāˈgrēəs) [key], c.536–c.600, Syrian ecclesiastical historian, a prominent, honored lawyer in Antioch and Constantinople. His Ecclesiastical History (431–594), written in excellent Greek, is an authentic source for the history of Nestorianism and Monophysitism.
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