Gelasius

d.394/5. Bishop of Caesarea from about 367. Nephew of Cyril of Jerusalem and a convinced Nicene, he was removed from his see during the reign of Valens, but restored on the accession of Theodosius in 378. In 381 he was present at the Council of Constantinople. According to Theodoret he “was renowned alike for lore and life.” He wrote, according to Jerome, “more or less in carefully polished style, but not to publish his works.” Those works include a continuation of Eusebius's Ecclesiastical History, on which both Rufinus and Socrates may have drawn for their own histories. He wrote also a treatise against the Anomoeans* and an Expositio Symboli, of which fragments survive.