Who's Who of Egyptian people, queens and family: Dioscorus

Dioscorus II

Roman Emperors

Dioscorus was a Patriach of Alexandria who was installed in 516. The church was forced to mobilize the Blues and the Greens, when there were riots and demonstrations in favor of a more popular and spectacular enthronement and the Augustal prefect was killed.

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Last Updated: June 20th, 2011