Lives of Illustrious Men – Maximus, first philosopher, then bishop


Maximus the philosopher, born at Alexandria, ordained bishop at Constantinople and deposed, wrote a remarkable work On faith against the Arians and gave it to the Emperor Gratianus, at Milan.

MLA Citation

  • Saint Jerome. “Maximus, first philosopher, then bishop”. Lives of Illustrious Men, translated by Ernest Cushing Richardson. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 November 2014. Web. 20 February 2019. <>