Lives of Illustrious Men – Gennadius the bishop


Gennadius a Patriarch of the church of Constantinople, a man brilliant in speech and of strong genius, was so richly equipped by his reading of the ancients that he was able to expound the prophet Daniel entire commenting on every word. He composed also many Homilies. He died while the elder Leo was Emperor.

MLA Citation

  • Saint Jerome. “Gennadius the bishop”. Lives of Illustrious Men, with the Authors whom Gennadius Added after the Death of the Blessed Jerome, translated by Ernest Cushing Richardson. CatholicSaints.Info. 21 May 2013. Web. 20 January 2019. <>