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.


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, Edited by: Manfred Landfester, in collaboration with Brigitte Egger. Consulted online on 23 February 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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