January 21 – Maximus the Confessor; Epiphanius of Pavia

Maximus the Confessor (ca. 580–662) started life as a baby, but his biographers all start with his service as imperial secretary to Emperor Heraclius. (Who, so far as we know, never stepped into any rivers, distinguishing him from the similarly-named Heraclitus.) When Maximus realized that Herry was a heretic, however, he quit his day job… Continue reading January 21 – Maximus the Confessor; Epiphanius of Pavia