Greek Christian treatise;
composed by an anonymous author (late 2nd cent. AD to 202/ 203), probably in Alexandria.
Not a letter, but a Christian exhortation; composed in the vicinity, and under the influence of Clemens  of Alexandria, and fictitiously addressed to a young pagan named Diognetus . Judaism and paganism are refuted, and the teachings and the life of Christians are sketched briefly. The work presents an introduction to …
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“Diognetus, Epistle to”, in:
Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, Edited by: Manfred Landfester, in collaboration with Brigitte Egger.
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