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#424 – A History of the Catholic Church – The Philosopher

In Alexandria, the conflict between Pope Cyril and Prefect Orestes explodes and the great philosopher Hypatia is murdered. In Persia, the Christians try to recover from decades of persecution.

Links:
Portrait of Hypatia by Jules Maurice Gaspard

Bishop Synesius of Cyrene’s letters to Hypatia

The Canons of the Council of Mar ‘Ishaq/Issac

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#318 – A History of the Catholic Church – The Church of the East

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While the Christianity was expanding in the Roman Empire, it was also expanding to the east, in the Parthian and Sassanid Empires. The Syriac Christianity dominant in these territories will develop differently than Church of the West and offer new ways to think about the faith.

Links:

Image: Map of the Sassanid Empire

Christianity in the Parthian Empire

Christianity in pre-Islamic Persia

Early Christianity in Asia

Anaphora of Addai and Mari

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