Barsauma sentence example

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  • The most powerful missionary of Nestorianism during the 2nd half of the 5th century was Barsauma of Nisibis, whom his opponents called " the swimmer among the reeds," i.e.
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  • Barsauma must have been bishop of Nisibis for nearly 40 years, but was dead by 496.
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  • His fellow-worker Narsai, whom the Jacobites called " the leper," but the Nestorians " the harp of the Holy Spirit," apparently accompanied Barsauma from Edessa to Nisibis, where according to Barhebraeus he lived for 50 years.
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  • Barsauma appointed him head of the new school, where he taught rigidly Nestorian doctrine.
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  • On the less important companions of Barsauma and NarsaiMari, Acacius and Mikha, see Wright (op. cit.
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  • By the energetic efforts of Barsauma, bishop of that city, practically the whole church of Persia was won over to the Nestorian creed.
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  • The one has for its subject Barsauma and the other Nestorian leaders in Persia, and gives a highly malicious account of their proceedings.
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