Cyril of Alexandria





Cyril of Alexandria


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Theodosios, Egypt
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Cyril of Alexandria (Greek: Κύριλλος Ἀλεξανδρείας; c. 376 – 444) was the Patriarch of Alexandria from 412. to 444. He was enthroned when the city was at the height of its influence and power within the Roman Empire. Cyril wrote extensively and was a leading protagonist in the Christological controversies of the later 4th and 5th centuries. He was a central figure in the First Council of Ephesus in 431, which led to the deposition of Nestorius as Patriarch of Constantinople.

Cyril is counted among the Church Fathers and the Doctors of the Church, and his reputation within the Christian world has resulted in his titles Pillar of Faith and Seal of all the Fathers, but Theodosius II, the Roman Emperor, condemned him for behaving like a "proud ph
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حوار حول الثالوث -ج1

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حوار حول الثالوث ج2

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شرح تجسد الابن الوحيد

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حوار حول الثالوث ج5

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تفسير انجيل لوقا للقديس كير...

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“If anyone thirsts, let him come to Me and drink”
Cyril of Alexandria, On the Lord's Prayer

“S.Cyril elsewhere says, "As one therefore of the forsaken, in that He too like us partook of blood and flesh, He says, Why forsookest Thou Me? which was [the utterance] of one who was undoing the forsaking that had come upon us and as it were winning the Father to Himself and calling Him to good favour to us as to Himself first.”
Cyril of Alexandria, On the Unity of Christ



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