Didymus of Alexandria
Didymus of Alexandria, d. c.396, Greek grammarian and theologian, also called Didymus the Blind. His treatise On the Holy Ghost was translated by St. Jerome, who studied briefly with him. Although Didymus had been trusted with teaching theology by St. Athanasius, he was condemned for Origenism by the Third Council of Constantinople and the Second Council of Nicaea.
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