Baanes the Filthy
Author(s) : Makripoulias Christos (28/11/2003)Translation : Koutras Nikolaos
For citation: Makripoulias Christos, "Baanes the Filthy",Encyclopaedia of the Hellenic World, Asia MinorURL: <http://www.ehw.gr/l.aspx?id=7347>
Baanes was born in Armenia in the mid-8th century. His father was of Jewish descent and had been proselytized into the Paulician community, and his mother was Armenian, a disciple of the Paulician Joseph-Epaphroditos. He studied under Joseph-Epaphroditos and succeeded him as a teacher of the Paulicians, clashing with another teacher, Sergios-Tychikos. He died between 800/801 and 834/5.
Teacher of the Paulicians
Date and Place of Death
between 800/801-834/5, possibly at Kynochorion, close to Neocaesarea
Date and Place of Birth
c. mid-8th c., Armenia
1. Birth - Family - Education
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