Tertullianus, Quintus Septimius Florens (Tertullian)
(3,290 words)

b. ca. AD 160 in Carthage;

d. after AD 220 in Carthage;

Early Christian Latin theologian.


Thirty-one works from his prolific oeuvre, covering a wide range of topics, are extant.


His works are transmitted in varying combinations in 5 important corpor…

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Werner, Matthias, “Tertullianus, Quintus Septimius Florens (Tertullian)”, 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 22 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0215>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831

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