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The writings of Methodius, Alexander of Lycopolis, Peter of Alexandria, and several fragments.

by Saint Methodius of Olympus

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Published by T. & T. Clark in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theology -- Early works to 1800.

  • Edition Notes

    GenreEarly works to 1800.
    SeriesAnte-Nicene Christian library -- vol. 14
    ContributionsAlexander, of Lycopolis., Petrus I, Bishop of Alexandria, d. 311.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 471 p.
    Number of Pages471
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14049469M
    OCLC/WorldCa13878382

    It has been questioned whether Alexander was a Christian when he wrote this work, or ever became one afterwards. Photius says (Contra Manichæos, i, 11) that he was Bishop of Lycopolis (in the Egyptian Thebaid), but Bardenhewer opines (Patrologie, ) that he was a pagan and a platonist. COWELL in Dict. of Christ. Biogr., I,   Our father among the saints Alexander of Alexandria was the Pope of Alexandria and leader of the Church of Alexandria during the early part of the fourth century. During his reign he had to deal with major issues that confronted the Church as it gained its freedom from Roman persecutions, including the rise of Arianism and the dating of Pascha. He was a leader of the opposition to the .

    nile -century writer of an anti-Manichaean tract entitled “of Alexander of Lycopolis who turned from pagans against the opinions of Mani.” One interpretation is that he turned from paganism to Christ. The tract favors Christian orthodoxy against Manichaeism* for its practical concern to make mankind virtuous and for its plausible interpretation of the Crucifixion. Antioch and Alexandria are as diametrically opposed in character and in fruit as are God and Satan, as are good trees and evil trees (Matt ), and as are fresh water and salt water (James ). Because the bible is our final authority in all matters of faith and practice, let's study what the bible "practice" is regarding Alexandria, Egypt.

    The article starts by describing the present state of research on Alexander of Lycopolis (Egypt), who formerly was considered to be a Christian bishop converted from Manichaeism to orthodox Christianity, but now is generally regarded as a pagan.   ALEXANDER OF LYCOPOLIS, apparently a Neoplatonic philosopher living in Egypt about is known exclusively from his Greek treatise, Against the Doctrines of Mani (ed. A. Brinkmann, Alexandri Lycopolitani contra Manichaei opiniones disputatio, Leipzig, ), an account of the Manichean system and a criticism of it based on Alexander’s own views.


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Methodii Opera Et S. Methodius Platonizans (in Greek and Latin). Pars I. Halis Saxonum, C.E.M. Pfeffer. At the Internet Archive. Roger Pearse, The works of Methodius with bibliography of. Alexander of Peter of Alexandria was the writer of a short treatise, in twenty-six chapters, against the Manicheans (J.

Migne, Patrologia Graeca, XVIII, ). He says in the second chapter of this work that he derived his knowledge of Manes' teaching apo ton gnorimon (from the man's friend)/5(1). Enrico Norelli writes, "Some fragments also remain, some of them probably spurious, of many writings of Peter of Alexandria, bishop there [in Alexandria] from to In a treatise On the Divinity he insisted that Christ did not abandon his divinity when he became a man.

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Book itself is in very good+ condition with clean pages throughout. Ante-Nicene Christian Library: Translations of the Writings of the Fathers down to A.D. Volume The Writings of Methodius. The writings of Methodius, Alexander of Lycopolis, Peter of Alexandria, and several fragments.

Author Methodius, of Olympus, Saint, d. Published. Alexander Of the Manichaeans Peter, Bishop of Alexandria The Genuine Acts of Peter The Canonical Epistle Fragments from the Writings of Peter Alexander Epistles on the Arian Heresy Methodius The Banquet of the Ten Virgins Concerning Free-Will From the Discourse on the Resurrection Fragments Oration Concerning Simeon and Anna.

Alexander’s visit was capped by a briefing from the book of Daniel, written several centuries earlier, which foretold the rise and conquests of Alexander. “And when the book of Daniel was shewed him, wherein Daniel declared that one of the Greeks should destroy the empire of the Persians, he supposed that himself was the person intended.

The writings of Methodius, Alexander of Lycopolis, Peter of Alexandria, and several fragments by Methodius: The Writings of Tertullian II: Ante Nicene Christian Library Translations of the Writings of the Fathers Down to AD by Tertullian: Apocryphal gospels, acts, and revelations by Alexander.

An Alexandrian Platonist Against Dualism: Alexander of Lycopolis' Treatise "Critique of the Doctrines of Manichaeus" Author: Alexander of Lycopolis: Editors: Pieter Willem van der Horst, Jaap Mansfeld: Publisher: Brill, ISBN:Length: 99 pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan. ALEXANDER OF LYCOPOLIS.

Of the Manichaeans. PETER OF ALEXANDRIA. The Genuine Acts of Peter. The Canonical Epistle, With the Commentaries of Theodore Balsamon and John Zonaras. Fragments from the Writings of Peter.

ALEXANDER OF ALEXANDRIA. Epistles on the Arian Heresy And the Deposition of Arius. METHODIUS. The Banquet of the Ten Virgins; Or.

Several of Peter’s own clergy sided with Meletius, considering the penalty outrageous. The Council of Nicaea in ruled on the schism and restricted Meletius’ jurisdiction.

On Athanasius’ accession as bishop of Alexandria inMeletius, accompanied by Arians and a community of Coptic (Egyptian Christian) followers terming themselves. ALEXANDER OF LYCOPOLIS, lai-kep'o-lis or lic"ep'o-lis: Alleged author of a work against the doctrines of the Manicheans, written in Greek, probably about He was therefore contemporary with the first apostles of Manicheism in Egypt.

Photius (Contra Manichaeos, i) calls him bishop of Lycopolis (in the Thebaid), but the work (which is an important source for the Manichean system) does not. 9 See Methodius of Olympus, The Banquet of the Ten Virgins –3, in The Banquet of the Ten Virgins; or, Concerning Chastity (trans.

William R. Clark), in The Writings of Methodius, Alexander of Lycopolis, Peter of Alexandria, and Several Fragments, vol. 14 of Ante-Nicene Christian Library: Translations of the Writings of the Fathers Down to.3Methodius, The Banquet of the ten virgins, or, concerning chastity.

In: The writings of Methodius, In: The writings of Methodius, Alexander of Lycopolis, Peter of Alexandria, and several fragments.To Alexander, Bishop of the City of Constantinople. Epistle Catholic.

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