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*)Hsai+/as), sometimes written in Latin ISAIAS.

1. Of CYPRUS, lived probably in the reign of John VII. (Palaeologus) about A. D. 1430.


Nicolaus Comnenus mentions a work of his, described as Oratio de Lipsanomachis, as extant in MS. at Rome; and his Epistle in defence of the procession of the Holy Spirit from the Father and the Son, in reply to Nicolaus Sclengias, is given by Leo Allatius in his Graecia Orthodoxa, both in the original Greek and in a Latin version.

Epistles to Esaias

Two epistles of Michael Glycas, addressed to the much revered (τιμιωτάτῳ) monk Esaias are published in the Deliciae Eruditorum of Giovanni Lami, who is disposed to identify the person addressed with Esaias of Cyprus.

Further Information

Fabric. Bibl. Graec. vol. xi. p. 395; Wharton, Appendix to Cave's Hist. Litt. vol. ii. p. 130, ed. Oxford, 1740-3 ; Lami, Deliciae Eruditorum, vol. viii. pp. 236-279, Florence, 1739.

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