Euthalius

(Greek: euthaleia, bloom)

Deacon of Alexandria, later Bishop of Sulca (flourished 5th century), author of the Euthalian Sections or division of the New Testament (exclusive of the Gospels, already so divided by Ammonius of Alexandria, and the Apocalypse) into chapter and verse. He also elaborated a uniform scheme of selections from the New Testament (exclusive of the Gospels and the Apocalypse) for reading in the public liturgical services of the Church.

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