Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts

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Origenes (Origen)
(803 words)

b. ca AD 185/6 in Alexandria;

d. in AD 254, probably in Tyre;

important Greek Christian theologian and philosopher; teacher at the Catechetical School of Alexandria, and successor to Clemens [3] of Alexandria.

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Only a small part of his works is extant, half of which in Latin translation. Prominent among the l…

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Landfester, Manfred, “Origenes (Origen)”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, English edition by Tine Jerke and Volker Dallman (2009). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der antiken Texte: Autoren- und Werklexikon. Herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester in Verbindung mit Brigitte Egger. Serie: Der Neue Pauly – Supplemente, 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, Band 2. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2007). Consulted online on 11 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0156>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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