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8. Surnamed Diacolnus or Montachus, an ecclesiastic who lived in the sixth century. He sustained the office of diaconus in Alexandria. he is mentioned with commendation by Anastasius Sinaita, who flourished not later than A. D. 680-700.


Commentaries on the books of Job, Ezra, Jeremiah, and Ecclesiastes

He wrote commentaries on the books of Job, Ezra, Jeremiah, and Ecclesiastes.


The notes on Job, entitled Hypotheses in Librum Jobi, were published in a Latin translation, by Paulus Comitolus, Venice, 1587 and, with those on Jeremiah, in the Catenae Patrum Graecorum. The commentary on Ecclesiastes was published in Greek in the Auctarium Ducaeanum Bibiothecae Patrum, Paris, 1624. Latin translations of it have been several times published.

Further Information

Fabric. Bibl. Graec. vol. x. p. 627 ; Hoffmatis, Lex. Bibl. vol. ii. p. 158.


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