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Saint Apostle of the Slavs, a.d. c825–885, Greek missionary in Moravia (brother of Saint Cyril).
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Methodius and Cyril, who were sent missionaries to the Sclavonians in the ninth century.
Pacheco relates a remarkable effect produced by a picture from the pencil of Methodius, who resided at Constantinople about 854.
And Methodius seized the opportunity of preaching to him righteousness, temperance, and judgment to come.The Lives of the Saints, Volume III (of 16): March|Sabine Baring-Gould
Evidently, moreover, the theological language of the homily is of a period long subsequent to the date assigned to Methodius.
On the works once ascribed to Methodius, but now pronounced to be spurious, see above, p. 131.
British Dictionary definitions for Methodius
/ (mɛˈθəʊdɪəs) /
Saint, with his younger brother Saint Cyril called the Apostles of the Slavs. 815–885 ad, Greek Christian theologian sent as a missionary to the Moravians. Feast day: Feb 14 or May 11
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