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Publication Year: 2014

Published by: The Catholic University of America Press

Title Page, Editorial Board, Copyright Page, Dedication

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pp. ix-x

I was introduced to Epiphanius very early in my graduate school career at the University of Michigan, and this complicated, controversial historical figure has been at the center of my research interests ever since. I must thank my advisor and mentor Raymond...

Abbreviations and Sigla

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pp. xi-xii

Select Bibliography

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pp. xiii-xxxii


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Introduction: Epiphanius and the Ancoratus

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pp. 3-48

The Ancoratus1 is usually overshadowed by the much longer and better-known Panarion, and it is sometimes thought to be a sort of prequel to Epiphanius’s magnum opus and thus of lesser importance.2 This is not to say, however, that modern scholars...


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pp. 51-52

OUR holy and great father Epiphanios was from Eleutheropolis in Palestine, where he became a father of monks.1 He first asceticism, withdrawing into Egypt, and persevering until his return in his...

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Letter from Presbyters of Syedra

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pp. 53-54

TO our god-honored master, Bishop Epiphanios, Matidios and Tarsinos and Neon and Numerianos, presbyters of the catholic church in Syedra, send greetings in our Lord God.2 (1) The enemy of men, the Devil, has been accustomed to...

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Letter from Palladios

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pp. 55-56

To the master of my soul, the God-honored bishop Epiphanios, Palladios living in the city of Syedra greets you in our Lord, God. (1) Those sailing across the great and wide sea, while a calm wind guides the ship, think little of pressing on toward the banks...

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pp. 57-228

To my lords, God-honored brothers, and fellow presbyters, Matidios and Tarsinos and Numerianos and all the others who are with you, and to our most longed-for sons, Palladios and Severianos, who strive after...


General Index

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pp. 231-238

Index of Scriptural Allusions and Citations

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pp. 239-244

E-ISBN-13: 9780813225920
Print-ISBN-13: 9780813225913

Page Count: 288
Publication Year: 2014