Lives of Illustrious Men – Cyrillus the bishop

[Saint Cyril of Alexandria]Cyril, bishop of the church at Alexandria, published various treatises on various Questions, and also composed many homilies, which are recommended for preaching by the Greek bishops. Other books of his are; On the downfall of the synagogue, On faith against the heretics, and a work directed especially against Nestorius and entitled, A Refutation, in which all the the secrets of Nestorius are exposed and his published opinions are refuted.