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Tatianus (Tatian the Assyrian)
(1,079 words)

b. in Mesopotamia (Assyria);

active in Rome ca. AD 165–172, possibly returned to the East afterwards;

Early Christian author, pupil of Iustinus [6] ; later rejected by the official Church as the founder of an heretic (‘Encratitic’) sect.

Works

Of his numerous exegetic and theological works, only the Address to the Greeks (Lógos pros Héllēnas; Hell.) is ext…

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Loessl, Josef, “Tatianus (Tatian the Assyrian)”, 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 24 April 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0213>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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