Zechariah

Zechariah

Sozomen 702  relates that the prophet Zechariah appeared to Colomeras, a farmer of the village of Chupher, in Palestine, and revealed to him his tomb; and on excavations having been made on the spot, an ancient Hebrew book was discovered, which, however, was not regarded as canonical. Nicephoras repeats the story after Sozomen.703

702  Hist. Eccles. lib. ix. cap. ult.

703  Ibid., lib. xiv. c. 8.