Lives of Illustrious Men – Cyrillus the bishop

detail of a statue of Saint Cyril of Alexandria, Sanctuary of Nossa Senhora do Sameiro, Braga, Portugal; date unknown, artist unknown; photographed on 5 May 2013 by Joseolgon; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsCyril, 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.