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Macrina, 188 n8

Madness, plague of, 64 -65, 171 -72n44, 172 n47, 172 n48, 173 n50, 173 n51, 173 n61

Magi, 97 , 98

Mahya, 191 n44

Maiouma, 78

Maipherqat (Martyropolis), 64

Malalas, 162 n17

Man of God (Alexius), 15 , 18 -21, 34

Mani (Manicheans), 5 , 7 , 97 , 99 , 178 n46, 185 n14

Mar John Urtaya (monastery), 29 , 32 , 35 , 58 , 59 , 60 , 69

Mar John Urtaya, 58

Mar Mama, 67 , 70

Mar Menas, 176 n4

Marcion (Marcionism), 2 , 5 , 7 , 97 , 113 , 185 n14, 191 n36

Marde, 102

Mare (bishop of Amida), 78 -79, 165 n66

Mare of Beth Urtaye, 32 , 56

Mare the Solitary, 33 , 85 -86, 87 , 138 , 181 n77

Mari, 33

Maria (daughter of Euphemia), 73 -74, 123

Maria (wife of Thomas the Armenian), 120

Maro the Stylite, 28 -29, 32 , 33 , 39 , 50 -52, 65 -66, 72 , 107 , 118 , 122

Maronites, 190 n28

Marriage

spiritual, 6 , 11 , 91 , 113 , 114 , 129

women and, 113 , 117 , 126 , 129

Martyrdom, 9 -10, 12 , 34 , 54 -55, 67 , 74 , 100 , 103 , 109 , 115 , 191 n44

salvation and, 115

Martyrius of Jerusalem, 137

Mary, Virgin, 111 , 112 , 114 , 118 , 119 , 120 , 131 , 132 , 189 n16


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Mary the Anchorite, 33 , 121 , 125 -126, 128 , 130

Mary the Pilgrim (sister of Euphemia), 32 , 122 -23, 124 , 125 , 126 , 128 , 130 , 177 n25

Melania the Elder, 127 , 194 n103, 194 n108, 196 n29

Melania the Younger, 127

Meltha, 112

Mendis, 77 , 79 , 124 , 176 n5

Mesopotamia, xi , xv , 12 , 28 , 32 , 41 , 42 , 57 , 77 , 157 n99

See also Amida ascetics in, 31 , 33 , 76

Chalcedonians in, 63

invasions of, 61 , 141

persecutions of Monophysites, 24 , 61 , 78 , 174 n65

Michael the Syrian, 30 , 82

Miracles, 17 , 51 , 56 , 122 , 123 , 137 , 143 -44

Mishael, 182 n102

Mitylene, 106

Monasteries, 15 , 29 , 56 , 58 , 67 , 68 , 71 , 78 , 157 n93, 175 n99

See also Amidan monasteries

Syriac, library, 165 n66

Monasticism, 7 , 13 -14, 49 -50, 58 , 70 , 136

development of, 11 , 15 -16, 19 -20, 52 -53

training of novices, 35 , 41 , 49 , 69 -70

Monica, 188 n8

Monophysite bishops, 33 , 76 , 81 , 88 , 100 -101, 104 , 174 n74

Monophysite exiles, 76 , 88 , 100 , 107 , 124 -25, 138 , 144

See also Ascetics, Amidan exiles; Egypt, Monophysite exiles in

Monophysite missions, 94 -100, 132 , 178 n47, 184 n1

See also John of Ephesus, missions

Monophysite movement, development of, 21 -25, 188 n66

Monophysite theology, development of, 159 n133

Monophysites, xi , xv , xvi , 4 , 21 -25, 38 , 68 , 70 , 77 -78, 91 , 100 , 117 , 137 , 141 , 163 n37

communion act, 182 n93

in Constantinople (Byzantium), 29 , 30 , 33 , 45 , 79 , 80 , 81 , 83 -91, 92 -93, 103 , 104 , 107 , 127 , 169 n17, 181 n87, 182 n102, 183 n109

disputes among, xi , 30 , 31 , 179 n60

in Egypt, 76 -80, 174 n65

See also Egypt, Monophysite exiles in

leadership of, 73 , 88 , 103 , 105 -6, 107 , 146

meetings with Chalcedonians, 82 -83, 101

ordination of, 29 , 101 -7, 132

persecutions of, xii , xvi , 24 , 30 , 36 , 40 , 45 , 46 , 54 , 56 , 74 , 103 , 123

beginning, 29 , 31 , 67 -68, 162 n23

causes, 169 n17, 183 n109

in Constantinople, 91

effects of, 34 , 64 , 78 , 84 , 86 -87, 100 , 184 n1, 186 -87n41

in Mesopotamia, 61 -65, 174 n65

in Persia, 98 , 169 n17

protected by Theodora, 29 , 80 -84, 86 -87, 90 , 98 , 104 , 177 n37, 181 n82, 182 n93

as separate church, xv , 100 , 106 -7, 174 n74

women and, 121 -22, 131 , 132

Montanists (Montanism), 29 , 82 , 99 , 191 n36

Moses, 5 , 14 , 17 , 85


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