Gennadiy (Gennadius)( Latin Christian writer)
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Gennady; Gennadius, mind. between 492 and 505 gg. n. e., Latin Christian writer. Priest in Marsilius. Known primarily as the author of the catalog of Christian writers of the glorious muzhah (De viris illustribus), . which presented the biographies of 91 Christian writers (10 biographies are added to the collection later) and brought a lot of historical and literary information,
. The product G. a continuation (and in the first section and a complement) the writings of Jerome under the same title. Cassiodorus ordered to rewrite the two works together, and since that time in all publications, they are next. Good knowledge of Greek and profound erudition greatly helped Mr.. in compiling the catalog, which includes and write in Greek eastern authors. Although Mr.. You can blame a lack of criticality and partiality, for he is severe to the opponents and supporters praising Pelagia, but his work is in many ways is the only source for the study of Christian writers. GM, apparently, is the author of the work, important for the history of ancient ecclesiastical law of the code (Statuta Ecclesiae Antiqua).