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Fravitta

Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

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(Phravittas, Flavita, or Flavianus), twenty-third bishop of Constantinople, A.D. 489, is said to have acquired his position by a remarkable fraud, having been originally a presbyter of the Church of St. Thecla, in the suburbs of that city. He died within four months, and the trick was exposed.

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Fravitta'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​tce/​f/fravitta.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.
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