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Severus of Antioch : The Early Church Fathers - Pauline Allen

Severus of Antioch

The Early Church Fathers

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Published: 10th November 2004
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In the first book to be devoted exclusively to Severus, well-known author in the field, Pauline Allen, focuses on a fascinating figure who is seen simultaneously as both a saint and a heretic.


Part of our popular Early Church Fathers series, this volume translates a key selection of Severus' writings which survived in many other languages. Shedding light on his key opposition to the Council of Chalcedon and rehabilitates his reputation as a key figure of late antiquity, is examines his his life and times, thinking, homiletic abilities and his pastoral concerns.

Severus was patriarch of Antioch on the Orontes in Syria from 512-518. Though he is venerated as an important saint in the Old Oriental Christian tradition, he has mostly been regarded as a heretic elsewhere; and as his works were condemned by imperial edict in 536, very little has survived in the original Greek.

Preface
Abbreviations
Glossary
Severus's Life Background Sources for Severus's Life
Before the Patriarchate The Patriarchate Exile
Severus's Thought and Works Transmission Rehabilitation
Severus's thought The Works Ad Nephalium Philalethes Ad Sergium Grammaticum Contra impium Grammaticum Works against Julian Contra Felicissimum Homilies Letters Hymns and liturgical compositions
Texts: Text
Ad Nephalium, Or. Ii Text
Philalethes, From Prologue and Ch. 1 Text
Philalethes, Prologue to Florilegium Text
Philalethes, Florilegium Ch. 8 Text
Philalethes, Florilegium Ch. 12 Text
Contra Impium Grammaticum, Or. Iii.12 Text
Contra Impium Grammaticum, Or. Ii.17 Text
Contra Impium Grammaticum, Or. Ii.22 Text
Contra Impium Grammaticum, Or. Iii.14 Text
Contra Impium Grammaticum, Or. Iii.23 Text
Contra Impium Grammaticum, Or. Iii. 37 Text
Adversus Apologiam Juliani, Ch. 3 Text
Adversus Apologiam Juliani, Ch. 19 Introduction to Homilies Text
Homily Xiii: On the Liberality Of Emperor Anastasius Text
Homily Xiv: On the Theotokos Text
Homily Xviii: On the Forty Martyrs Text
Homily Lxxii: On the Deposition of the Relics of Martyrs Introduction to Letters Text
Letter to Nicias Text
Letter to Timostratus Text
Letter to the Abbot Text
Letter to Stephen Text
Letter to Caesaria Text
Letter to Caesaria Text
Letter to Ammianus and Epagathus Text
Letter to Georgia Text
Letter to John the Hegumenos Text
Defence to the Emperor Text
Synodical Letter to Theodosius Introduction to Hymns Text
Hymn 8 Text
Hymn 71: On the Holy Cross Text
Hymn 109: On Pentecost Text
Hymn 147: On St Simeon The Stylite Text
Hymn 253 Text
Hymn 269: Concerning the Spectacles
Notes
Bibliography
Index
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ISBN: 9780415234023
ISBN-10: 0415234026
Series: The Early Church Fathers
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 10th November 2004
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.28
Edition Number: 1