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us: Macarius, the Egyptian, Saint, active 4th century



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    • us: Macaire, d'Egypte, Saint, active 4th century
    • us: Macarius, Aegyptius, Saint, active 4th century
    • us: Macarius, Antiochenus, Saint, active 4th century
    • us: Macarius, Magnus, Saint, active 4th century
    • us: Macarius, Saint, the Elder, of Egypt, 4th cent.
    • us: Macarius, Scetensis, Saint, active 4th century
    • us: Macarius, the Egyptian, Saint, 4th cent.
    • us: Macarius, the Elder, Saint, active 4th century
    • us: Macarius, the Great, Saint, active 4th century
    • us: Makariĭ, Egipetskiĭ, Saint, active 4th century
    • us: Makarios, der Ägypter, Saint, active 4th century
    • us: Makarios, the Egyptian, Saint, active 4th century
    • us: Maqāriyūs, al-Kabīr, Saint, active 4th century
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    • Macarius, Saint, the Elder, of Egypt, 4th cent.
    • Macarius, the Egyptian, Saint, 4th cent.
  • Sources

    • found: His Schriften, 1913.
    • found: Encycl. Brit., 1977 (Macarius the Egyptian, also called Macarius the Great; b. ca. AD 300; d. ca. 390)
    • found: Pseudo-Macarius. Œuvres spirituelles, 1980- : v. 1, t.p. (Pseudo-Macaire) p. 32 (corpus of works passed down under the name of the monk Macaire d'Egypte)
    • found: Quasten, J. Patrology, 1950- : v. 3, p. 161 (Macarius, the Egyptian, also surnamed the Elder or the Great, b. ca. 300 in Upper Egypt, d. shortly before 390; Pseudo-Macarius: writings passed down under name of Macarius the Egyptian)
    • found: New Cath. encyc. (Macarius the Egyptian, Saint, b. Upper Egypt ca. 300, d. Scete ca. 389)
    • found: Dayr al-Suryān yuqaddimu Siyar al-thalāthat Maqārāt al-qiddīsīn, 1962: cover (al-Qiddīs Maqāriyūs al-Kabīr)
    • found: BSB-Ink V-256 (Macarius Aegyptius)
    • notfound: Encycl. Am., 1975;Collier's, 1973.
  • Editorial Notes

    • [Not the same as: Macarius, of Alexandria, Saint, 4th cent.]
    • [Not the same as: Macarius, Magnes, fl. 403.]
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    • 1982-04-08: new
    • 2014-10-30: revised
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