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Papias

(pā`pēəs), fl. A.D. 130, early Christian theologian said to have been bishop of Hieropolis and a friend of St. PolycarpPolycarp, Saint
, c.A.D. 70–A.D. 156?, Greek bishop of Smyrna, Father of the Church. He was a disciple of St. John, who appointed him bishop. Thus he linked the apostles and such 2d-century Christian expositors as St. Irenaeus. St. Polycarp was a close friend of St.
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. Papias' five-volume work, Oracles; or, Explanations of the Sayings of the Lord, survives only in fragments quoted by Eusebius of Caesarea and St. Irenaeus. These are valuable sources for the history of the church.
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To do this, he takes account of recent advances in understanding Polycarp, Papias, the Marcionites, Montanists, Valentinians, and second-century Rome.
Papias Musafiri, Chairman of the Board, Rwanda Energy Group, Rwanda
Papias Musafiri, the Principle of the College of Business and Economics, the college to which the faculty of Economics and Management of the former NUR is affiliated to.
The second is a five-volume work by Papias, bishop of Hierapolis, that is known only in later citations.
The vice rector of the School of Finance and Banking (SFB) in Rwanda, Papias Musafiri, said that African farmers do not have adequate access to financial services, despite the fact that agriculture contributes significantly to GDP.
The Encino parents killed in a weekend murder-suicide were identified Monday as Pedro Papias, 41, and his 35-year-old wife, Rosa Valencia.
As far as sources are concerned, Pontano relied heavily on genuinely ancient commentators such as Servius; despite his polemics against barbarous medieval grammarians, he nevertheless made extensive use of medieval authorities such as Isidore of Seville, Papias, Hugutio, and Giovanni Balbi too.
In fact, according to the Christian tradition of the late first-early second century, represented by Papias (ap.
Apart from the Smyrna Church's Letter and Eusebius, Polycarp's memory was kept green through the (lost) Lord's Gospel written by his friend and fellow-pupil of John, Bishop Papias of Hierapolis.
It was Papias, working in Italy, who in the 11th century first compiled and arranged an encyclopedia of sorts in alphabetical order.
African Business has found out that the Arusha International Penal Tribunal set up to examine the genocide has evidence that funds for Radio Television Mille Collines, which sent out a constant steam of hate broadcasts, were channelled through BBL account No 350-4208559-42 belonging to the leader of the Hutu extremists in Belgium, Mr Papias Ngaboyamahina.
Of great importance for the transmission of earlier knowledge was Isidore of Seville (treated along with Remigius of Auxerre, Lambert of Hersfeld, Bernard of Utrecht, and Papias in chapter 3).