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Anysios of Thessaloniki

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Our honourable father Saint '''Anysios of Thessaloniki''' was the Bishop of Thessaloniki. He (383/4-406/7) was the student , co-worker and successor of Saint A(s)cholios Bishop of Thessalonikito the archbishop's throne in 383/4. Pope Damasos' epistle to Anysios on [[December 11]] 384 was for Anysiso to act as Vicar to Illyriko. The title honoured to him was also given by Pope Sirikio (384-398). Anysios also played a significant role in the vindication of St. [[John the Chrysostom]]. Anysios was consecrated on the episcopal throne of Thessalonica as Vicar to the Pope Damasou during the end of his life sometime in 406 or 407. He is commemorated by the church [[December 30]].

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