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Poemata arcana

Author: Gregory, of Nazianzus Saint.; Claudio Moreschini; D A Sykes
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.
Series: Oxford theological monographs.
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Known as 'the Theologian', St Gregory of Nazianzus is, with St Basil and St Gregory of Nyssa, one of the celebrated Cappadocian Fathers of the fourthcentury Christian Church. Highly educated in both Christian theology and classical Greek literature, he found himself torn between a solitary, contemplative life and the reluctantly accepted, though in actuality relished, public figure of bishop - vigorous in the
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Translations
Named Person: Grégoire, de Nazianze saint.; GregÓrio, Santo Bispo De Nazianza
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory, of Nazianzus Saint.; Claudio Moreschini; D A Sykes
ISBN: 0198267320 9780198267324
OCLC Number: 33161061
Language Note: English, with Greek text of poems on facing pages.
Description: xxi, 288 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Oxford theological monographs.
Other Titles: Poemata arcana.
Responsibility: St. Gregory of Nazianzus ; edited with a textual introduction by C. Moreschini ; introduction, translation, and commentary by D.A. Sykes ; English translation of textual introduction by Leofranc Holford-Strevens.
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The first, modern scholarly edition, complete with translation, introduction, and commentary, of the poetic writings of Gregory of Nazianzus, one of the great fathers of the early Christian Church.  Read more...

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