Papias may refer to:

  • Papias (admiral), Roman admiral in the 1st century BC
  • Papias of Hierapolis, 2nd-century AD Christian author
  • Papias (lexicographer), author of Elementarium Doctrinae Erudimentum (1040s)
  • Papias (butterfly)
  • Papias (Byzantine office), office for eunuchs in the imperial palace administration

Other articles related to "papias":

John The Presbyter - Papias
... John the Presbyter appears in a fragment by Papias, a 2nd century bishop of Hierapolis, who published an "Exposition of the Sayings of the Lord" (Greek ...
Jesus And The Woman Taken In Adultery - Authorship - Arguments Against Johannine Authorship
... As a result, based on Eusebius' mention that the writings of Papias contained a story "about a woman falsely accused before the Lord of many sins" (H.E. 3.39), he argued that this section originally was part of Papias' Interpretations of the Sayings of the Lord, and included it in his collection of Papias' fragments ... Holmes has pointed out that it is not certain "that Papias knew the story in precisely this form, inasmuch as it now appears that at least two independent stories about Jesus and a sinful woman circulated among ...
Policarp - Life - Papias
... According to Irenaeus, Polycarp was a companion of Papias, another "hearer of John" as Irenaeus interprets Papias' testimony, and a correspondent of Ignatius ...
Logia - Papias and Q
... Papias of Hierapolis (c 60 - 130 AD) was an Early Christian Bishop of Hierapolis in Anatolia, whose book, "Expositions of the Oracles of the Lord", in which he stated that "Matthew compiled the logia ... As stated above, some scholars identify the work that Papias attributed to Matthew with the hypothetic Q document that would explain the many similarities between the Gospel of Matthew and ...