An Ancient Commentary on the Book of Revelation by Professor P. Tzamalikos

By Professor P. Tzamalikos

it is a new serious version, with translation and remark, of the Scholia in Apocalypsin. those reviews comprise broad sections from Didymus the Blind's misplaced remark at the Apocalypse from the fourth century and as a result counter the present trust that Oecumenius' sixth-century remark was once the main historical. Professor Tzamalikos argues that their writer was once in truth Cassian, an erudite monk and abbot on the monastery of Sabas, the nice Laura, in Palestine, who was once various from the Latin writer John Cassian, who allegedly lived a century or so earlier than the true Cassian. The Scholia attest to the stress among the imperial Christian orthodoxy of the 6th century and sure monastic circles, who drew freely on Hellenic principles, in addition to these of alleged 'heretics'. They express that Hellenism used to be a full of life strength in this interval and encouraged not just pagan intellectuals, but in addition influential Christian quarters.

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