[B-Greek] Greek text of Irenaeus
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Thu May 19 11:06:20 EDT 2005
Try this site - its all there and more.
Cordially in Christ,
Alexander Loney <aloney at gmail.com> wrote:
The TLG (Thesaurus Linguae Graecae: http://www.tlg.uci.edu/) has
online both Hippolytus and Epiphanius as well as Greek fragments of
the Against Heresies (look under its Latin name: Adversus Haeseres).
You'll need permission for access though, but this is normally enough
attainable via a research library.
On 5/18/05, Jeff Smelser wrote:
> According to Schaff-Herzog, substantial portions are quoted in
> Epiphanius and Hippolytus. So let me revise the question and ask if
> anyone knows of the Greek text of the writings of Epiphanius or
> Hippolytus online?
> Jeff Smelser
> Jeff Smelser wrote:
> > While the whole is only available in Latin, I had read somewhere that
> > an extensive section of the first part of the first book was extant in
> > Greek, at least as quoted in other writers, or perhaps independently.
> > Not so?
> > Jeff
> > Jim West wrote:
> >> The oldest versions are in Latin. So far as I can tell, there is no
> >> extant ancient Greek version.
> >> Jeff Smelser wrote:
> >>> I'm hoping I can quickly locate the Greek text of the preface to
> >>> Irenaeus' "Against Heresies." Does anyone know of its existence
> >>> online anywhere?
> >> From the Catholic Encyclopedia:
> >> * A treatise in five books, commonly entitled /Adversus haereses/,
> >> and devoted, according to its true title, to the "Detection and
> >> Overthrow of the False Knowledge" (see GNOSTICISM
> >> , sub-title
> >> /Refutation of Gnosticism/). Of this work we possess a very
> >> ancient Latin translation, the scrupulous fidelity of which is
> >> beyond doubt. It is the chief work of Irenaeus and truly of the
> >> highest importance; it contains a profound exposition not only of
> >> Gnosticism under its
> >> different forms, but also of the principal heresies which had
> >> sprung up in the various Christian
> >> communities, and thus
> >> constitutes an invaluable source of information on the most
> >> ancient ecclesiastical literature from its beginnings to the end
> >> of the second century. In refuting the heterodox systems Irenaeus
> >> often opposes to them the true doctrine of the Church, and in this
> >> way furnishes positive and very early evidence of high importance.
> >> Suffice it to mention the passages, so often and so fully
> >> commented upon by theologians and polemical writers, concerning
> >> the origin of the Gospel according to St. John (see JOHN, GOSPEL
> >> OF SAINT), the Holy Eucharist, and the primacy of the Roman Church.
> >> Jim
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