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Ammo'nius of ALEXANDRIA

*)Ammw/nios), of ALEXANDRIA, Presbyter and Oeconomus of the Church in that city, and an Egyptian by birth, A. D. 458. He subscribed the Epistle sent by the clergy of Egypt to the emperor Leo, in behalf of the Council of Chalcedon. (Concilia, ed. Labbei, vol. iv. p. 897b.)


Ammonius wrote (in Greek) On the Difference between Nature and Person, against the Monophysice heresy of Eutyches and Dioscorus (not extant); an Exposition of the Book of Acts (ap. Catena Graec. Patr. in Act. SS. Apostolorum, 8vo., Oxon. 1838, ed. Cramer); a Commentary on the Psalms (used by Nicetas in his Catena; see Cod. 189, Biblioth. Coislin., ed. Montfane. p 244); On the Hexaemeron (no remains); On St. John's Gospel, which exists in the Catena Graecorum Patrum in S. Joan. ed. Corderii, fol., Antw. 1630. He is quoted in the Catenae on the History of Susannah and on Daniel.

Further Information

Nova Collect. Script. Vet. ab Angelo Maio, p. 166, &c. vol. i. A. D. 1825.


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