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Alexandria may have chosen it because it was the day that Christ was crucified according to the Gospel of John ( 18: 28, 19: 14 ), in direct contradiction to the Synoptic Gospels (, Mark 14: 12, and Luke 22: 7 ), who state that he was crucified after he ate the Seder, his Last Supper.
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Isaac de Beausobre properly calls attention to the significant silence of Clement in the two passages in which he instructs the Christians of Alexandria on the right use of rings and gems, and the figures which may legitimately be engraved on them ( Paed.
Yet we may with better reason suppose that it came originally from a foreign mythology, and that the accident of its numerical value in Greek merely caused it to be singled out at Alexandria for religious use.
This work should not be confused with the surviving Epistle of Barnabas, which may have been written in 2nd century Alexandria.
By the early 3rd century, Origen of Alexandria may have been using the same 27 books as in the modern New Testament, though there were still disputes over the canonicity of Hebrews, James, II Peter, II and III John, and Revelation Such works that were sometimes " spoken against " were called Antilegomena.
Clement of Alexandria, in his Paedagogus ( The Pedagogue ) 3. 59. 2-3. 60, writes that Christians may wear a seal ring for the sealing of documents, and he specifies permissible depictions: " And let our seals be either a dove, or a fish, or a ship scudding before the wind, or a musical lyre, which Polycrates used, or a ship's anchor, which Seleucus got engraved as a device ; and if there be one fishing, he will remember the apostle, and the children drawn out of the water.
Wells further states that differences between the Josephus account and those of Hegesippus and Clement of Alexandria may point to interpolations in the James passage.
This story may also be construed erroneously to show the power of Alexandria over Athens during the Ptolemaic dynasty.
2000 KW Curtis steam turbine circa 1905. The first device that may be classified as a reaction steam turbine was little more than a toy, the classic Aeolipile, described in the 1st century by Greek mathematician Hero of Alexandria in Roman Egypt.
Io may therefore be identical to Callithyia, daughter of Peiranthus, as is suggested by Hesychius of Alexandria.
There is scant literary evidence for two more ship trackways by that name in antiquity, both located in Roman Egypt: The physician Oribasius ( c. 320 – 400 AD ) records two passages from his 1st century AD colleague Xenocrates, in which the latter casually refers to a diolkos close to the harbor of Alexandria which may have been located at the southern tip of the island of Pharos.
The vision of Saint Catherine of Alexandria usually shows the Infant Christ, held by the Virgin, placing a ring ( one of her attributes ) on her finger, following some literary accounts, although in the version in the Golden Legend he appears to be adult, and the marriage takes place among a great crowd of angels and " all the celestial court ", and these may also be shown.
The Spilman family was from King George County, Virginia, and they may have called their settlement Alexandria after Alexandria, Virginia.
For example, some scholars suspect that the centre of production of such finds, and thus the centre of the distinctive funerary tradition they represent, may have been located at Alexandria.
Referring to Clement of Alexandria, Stromata III, 2, Philip Schaff commented: " The early disappearance of the Christian agapæ may probably be attributed to the terrible abuse of the word here referred to, by the licentious Carpocratians.
However, Moorhead observes that the evidence supporting Boethius having studied in Alexandria " is not as strong as it may appear ", and concludes " Perhaps Boethius was able to acquire his formidable learning without travelling.
In effect ( as for St. Paul ), the flesh and spirit are in conflict ( Guthrie, The Message of Philo Judaeus of Alexandria, p. 38f ) However Philo is undecided whether sensibility is in itself evil, or whether it may merely lead into temptation, and must itself be regarded as a mean ( μέσον ).
But pupils of Philo may subsequently have founded near Alexandria similar colonies that endeavored to realize his ideal of a pure life triumphing over the senses and passions ; and they might also have been responsible for the one-sided development of certain of the master's principles.
Historian David Woods has proposed that St. Christopher's remains were possibly taken to Alexandria by Peter of Attalia where he may have become identified with the Egyptian martyr Saint Menas.
The biographical tradition of the tenth century Byzantine ( Suda ) defines Theon as " the man from the Mouseion "; however, both the Library of Alexandria and the Mouseion may not have existed in the fourth century as Ammianus Marcellinus ( Historia 22. 15, 12-13 ), writing in 378 refers to the Serapeum Library as thing of the past, destroyed in the time of Julius Caesar.
Five centuries later Clement of Alexandria, in his Stromateis, may have misunderstood Megasthenes to be responding to claims of Greek primacy by admitting Greek views of physics were preceded by those of Jews and Indians.
There are indications that from Alexandria Eschate the Greco-Bactrians may have led expeditions as far as Kashgar and Ürümqi in Chinese Turkestan, leading to the first known contacts between China and the West around 220 BCE.
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Negro parents have filed application for admission of additional children to schools in Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax, and Warren Counties.
He had a humble background, and appears to have earned a living as a porter at the docks of Alexandria, hence his nickname of " Sack-bearer " ( Sakkas for sakkophoros ).
The Patriarchate of Alexandria ( Greek Orthodox Church of Alexandria and Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria ) claims to have been founded by Saint Mark.
He embraced a subordinationist Christology ( that God did not have a beginning, but the Logos did ), heavily influenced by Alexandrian thinkers like Origen, which was a common Christological view in Alexandria at the time.
However, according to The Jewish Alchemists, Maria the Jewess was an ancient alchemist who lived in Alexandria, which would seem to contradict the tradition that she was Moses ' sister: Alexandria was founded by Alexander the Great in 334 BC, while Moses is thought to have lived around 1450-1200 BC.
The Council of Constantinople in 381 modified the situation somewhat by placing Constantinople second in honor, above Alexandria and Antioch, stating in Canon III, that "" the bishop of Constantinople ... shall have the prerogative of honor after the bishop of Rome ; because Constantinople is New Rome ".
From that point onward, Alexandria would have two patriarchs: the non-Chalcedonian native Egyptian one, now known as the Coptic Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of All Africa on the Holy Apostolic See of St. Mark and the " Melkite " or Imperial Patriarch, now known as the Greek Orthodox Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of All Africa.
Both the Patriarchate of Addis Ababa and all Ethiopia, and the Patriarchate of Asmara and all Eritrea do acknowledge the supremacy of honor and dignity of the Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria on the basis that both Patriarchates were established by the Throne of Alexandria and that they have their roots in the Apostolic Church of Alexandria, and acknowledge that Saint Mark the Apostle is the founder of their Churches through the heritage and Apostolic evangelization of the Fathers of Alexandria.
This congress did not have representatives from the remaining Orthodox members of the original Pentarchy ( the Patriarchates of Jerusalem, Antioch, and Alexandria ) or from the largest Orthodox church, the Russian Orthodox Church, then under persecution from the Bolsheviks, but only effective representation from the Patriarch of Constantinople and the Patriarch of Serbia.
Both the Greek and Coptic Orthodox churches have a bishop in Alexandria, both of whom trace their apostolic succession back to the Apostle Mark.
Maximus, who was in secret alliance with Peter, bishop of Alexandria, attempted to seize Gregory's position and have himself ordained bishop of Constantinople.
Because the Albinus ' journey to Alexandria had to have concluded no later than the summer of 62 AD, the date of James ' death can be assigned with some certainty to around that year.
In the 3rd century, Origen of Alexandria was the first ancient writer to have a comprehensive reference to Josephus, although some other authors had made smaller, general references to Josephus before then, e. g. Justin Martyr and Irenaeus in the second century, followed by Clement.
However, the account of Josephus differs from that of later works by Hegesippus, Clement of Alexandria, and Origen, and Eusebius of Caesarea that it simply has James stoned while the others have other variations such as having James thrown from the top of the Temple, stoned, and finally beaten to death by laundrymen as well as his death occurring during the siege of Jerusalem in AD 69.
It dates to the reign of Ptolemy II ( 285 – 246 BC ), and is therefore likely to have been built at about the same time as the Alexandria Pharos.
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The most recent Coptic Orthodox Pope of Alexandria and the Patriarch of All Africa on the Holy See of Saint Mark was Pope Shenouda III, who died on March 17, 2012, for whom a successor has not yet been chosen.
Philo of Alexandria, who relied extensively on the Septuagint, says that the number of scholars was chosen by selecting six scholars from each of the 12 tribes of Israel.
He succeeded in having an imperial patriarch, and not the Oriental Orthodox Pope Timotheus Aelurus, chosen as Coptic Orthodox Pope of Alexandria on the murder of Greek Patriarch Proterius of Alexandria.
In 410 Synesius, whose Christianity had until then been by no means very pronounced, was popularly chosen to be bishop of Ptolemais, and, after long hesitation on personal and doctrinal grounds, he ultimately accepted the office thus thrust upon him, being consecrated by Theophilus at Alexandria.
:" There was now a tumult arisen at Alexandria, between the Jewish inhabitants and the Greeks ; and three ambassadors were chosen out of each party that were at variance, who came to Gaius.
All happened as Leo desired ; Timothy Aelurus was banished to the Chersonese, and Timothy Solofaciolus was chosen bishop of Alexandria in his stead.
As a result of a DUI arrest in Alexandria, Virginia on May 1, 2008, followed by the public disclosure a week later that he had had an affair with Laura Fay, a retired US Air Force lieutenant colonel, that had resulted in a three-year-old child while Fossella was married, he announced on his official website on May 20 that he had chosen to serve out the remainder of his term, which ended on January 3, 2009, but decided not to run for re-election.
Because of his popularity in Upper Egypt and his zeal for Orthodoxy, Shenoute was chosen by Saint Cyril the Great to accompany him in representing the Church of Alexandria at the Ecumenical Council of Ephesus in 431 AD.