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Published: 10 August 2017

208 Pages


ISBN: 9780198792574

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The Prologues on Easter of Theophilus of Alexandria and [Cyril]

Edited by Alden A. Mosshammer

Oxford Early Christian Texts

  • Provides an edition of two foundational texts for understanding the nineteen-year Easter cycle of Alexandria prior to the computus developed by Dionysius Exiguus in 525, namely the Prologues de Pascha of Theophilus, Patriarch of Alexandria from 385 to 412, and his nephew and successor Cyril (Patriarch from 412 to 444)
  • Examines previously unknown or overlooked manuscript witnesses
  • Includes an extensive introduction and commentaries