Born in 35 or 50
martyred, hagiography remains
Monarchianist, also know as Adoptionist (view that at the time Christ was born he was a mere man, elevated to divine sonship only at the resurrection)
prolific writer, martyred
Assistant to Bishop of Alenander, vocal opponent to Arianism
Antochene, school which eventually "wins" to a greater extent, but also named heretic because he goes too far -- does not sufficiently emphasize and value unity of God and Son.
influenced benedict and Rule, semi-pelagian, fled to Constantinople from origenist monks
ordained at Ephesus, starts the pelagian controversy makes big claims that Adam's sin only affected Adam, there were perfect people before jesus, we should be perfect, etc.
originator of Rule, condensed form of Rule of the Master, envisioned small hard-working monasteries for supernatural perfection of monks
Wants political unity, affirms in opposition to Donatists who want Caecilian punished for capitulation to persecutions
Augustine shocked at Zosimus forgiveness of Pelagius, declares nine points of disagreement/condemnation