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Petrus I, Bishop of Pachoras

X Century
Famous Nubian hierarch. He was a miaphysite; his successor John III probably was not. In fact, since the end of Peter's episcopate is recorded as two years after the beginning of John's, it is probable that the two were not in communion and held rival sees. Peter began the magnificent redecoration of the Pachoras cathedral which his dyophysite successors continued.

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