The Panegyric of the three holy children of Babylon
Date: Unknown, perhaps shortly after 640
Original Language: Coptic
The text is of a homily that treats a variety of subjects: humanity's fall into sin and refusal to listen to the prophets, necessitating the sending of the Son of God, who became the first martyr; the story of the three holy children of Babylon and of the prophet Daniel; a defense of miaphysite Christology.
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