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Φιλοθεύς), 1. Patriarch of ALEXANDRIA. a man of luxurious habits and a most scandalous course of life, lived about A. D. 995. He wrote four works, the titles of which, as translated from the Arabic, are, 1. Declarator ; 2. Rara Commentatorum, et Depravationes Hereticorum ; 3. Detectio Arcanorum; 4. Autobiographia. The whole of these works is lost, and it does not appear whether the author wrote in Arabic or in Greek. A sermon, De Mandatis Domini nostri Jesu Christi, ed. Greek and Latin by P. Possinus in his Ascetica, is ascribed to one S. Pilotheus, perhaps the aforesaid. (Cave, >Hist. Lit. ad an. 995.)

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