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Sophronius (Death 638AD – March 11) was the Patriarch of Jerusalem from 634 until his death. He is venerated as a saint in the Eastern Orthodox and Catholic Churches. Before rising to the primacy of the see of Jerusalem, he was a monk and theologian who was the chief protagonist for orthodox teaching in the doctrinal controversy on the essential nature of Jesus. The saint is most famous for his writing of the Life of St Mary of Egypt. The saints works have been stored and secured in the private library of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem. It will be the first time these works are published in English and although the Greek was published hundreds of years ago, it is only available in rare collections not accessible by the public.

The Anacreontic Poems by St Sophronius Patriarch of Jerusalem

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