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Epiphanius, St. (310-402), Bishop of Constantia, born of a Jewish family in Palestine. Having a taste for solitary life, he retired to a monastery which he founded near his native town. In 367 he became Bishop of Constantia in Cyprus. He was a good theologian and linguist, and a great hater of heretics, especially Arius and Origen. He travelled much. His Panarion gives the history of many, heresies and their refutation, and he wrote a treatise upon Jewish weights and measures. His feast-day is the 12th of May.