(c. 60-130) One of the Apostolic Fathers of the early Christian church. He was the bishop of Hierapolis in Phrygia. He is chiefly important for three statements in the surv...
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bishop of Hierapolis, Phrygia (now in Turkey), whose work `Explanation of the Sayings of the Lord,` although extant only in fragments, provides ... [5 related articles]
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Papias (pā'pēus) , fl. A.D. 130, early Christian theologian said to have been bishop of Hieropolis and a friend of St. Polycarp. 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....
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[Byzantine office] The Papias (παπίας) was a eunuch official in the Byzantine court, responsible for the security and maintenance of the buildings of the imperial palace in Constantinople. ==History and role== The term is etymologically connected to πάππος or παπᾶς ("father...
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[lexicographer] Papias (fl. 1040s–1060s) was a Latin lexicographer from Italy. Although he is often referred to as Papias the Lombard, little is known of his life, including whether he actually came from Lombardy. The Oxford History of English Lexicography considers him the first modern le...
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[admiral] Papias was a Roman admiral in the 1st century BC. During the Roman civil wars he participated in Sicilian revolt under the command of Sextus Pompeius. Appian mentions Papias several times in his work The Civil Wars (Emphylia, Ἐμφύλια), when he describes the fight over Sicil...
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