Hippolytus (Hippolytos)( Greek Christian writer)
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Hippolytus; Hippolytos, NE., C.. 170-235 years. n. e., Greek Christian writer. Student Irenaeus of Lyons, presbyter of the Roman Church, then antipope. Convicted Maximilian Thracian into exile together with his father Pontianom, reunited with the Church. Of the surviving works are extant in full against all heresies (Philosophumena kata pason haireseon elenchos), which until the XIX century. considered a work of Origen. This catalog of heresies of the early Church. Translated into the Old Slavonic language and in the Greek fragments kept commentary to the Song of Songs and the prophecies of Daniel. In the writings of Eusebius and Photius, we find fragments of comments to the many books of the Bible, biblical homilite and several treatises: the Antichrist (Peri tu antichristu), chronographs and others. I. was encyclopedic, the compiler is not always critical, but many writers have used his works.