Who's Who of Egyptian people, queens and family: Didymus the Blind

Didymus the Blind

Roman Emperors

Didymus the Blind was a theologian who took over as the head of the Catechetical School from Philo and was still working in the Origenist tradition, combining intellectual fervor and rigorous scholarship with extreme personal ascetism, and writing learned commentaries on books of the Old Testament.

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Last Updated: June 20th, 2011