New PDF release: A Newly Discovered Greek Father: Cassian the Sabaite

By Panayiotis Tzamalikos

ISBN-10: 9004224416

ISBN-13: 9789004224414

This can be a severe version of texts of Codex 573 (ninth century, Monastery of Metamorphosis, Meteora, Greece), that are released besides the monograph deciding on the genuine Cassian, within the related sequence. They forged mild on Cassian the Sabaite, a 6th century hugely erudite highbrow, whom Medieval forgery changed with John Cassian. The texts are of excessive philological, theological, and philosophical worth, seriously pregnant with notions attribute of eminent Greek Fathers, specifically Gregory of Nyssa. they're couched in a tremendously technical Greek language, which has a significant list in japanese patrimony, yet ordinarily is senseless in Latin, that's most unlikely to were their unique language. The Latin texts at the moment attributed to John Cassian, the Scythian of Marseilles, are seriously interpolated translations of this Greek unique via Cassian the Sabaite, local of Scythopolis, who's pointed out with Pseudo-Caesarius and the writer of Pseudo Didymus' De Trinitate. Codex 573, entitled The e-book of Monk Cassian, preserves additionally the only real extant manuscript of the Scholia in Apocalypsin, the chain of reviews that have been falsely attributed to Origen a century in the past. A serious version of those Scholia is now being released in a separate variation quantity, with observation and an English translation.

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Cod. κανώνα  εὑρεθῇ M. εὑρεθῇ, V121: εὑρεθείη  βαρυτάτῳ M. V121: βαρυτάτῳ Wotke read ἰσχυροτάτῳ, which a word of his own, yet different from the actual codex-text  µὲν οὖν τοῦ M. µὲν οὖν τοῦ. V121: µὲν τοῦ  εὐχῶν καὶ τῶν ψαλµῶν, ὡς M. εὐχῶν καὶ τῶν ψαλµῶν, ὃς V121: τῶν τε ψαλµωδιῶν  ὡς M. ὃς V121: ὡς  λοιπὸν καὶ περὶ M. λοιπὸν περί. V121: λοιπὸν περί  ἀποτασσοµένων M. V121: ἀποτασσοµένων. Wotke wrongly read ἀποταττοµένων in V121  κοιν ο βίοις Cod. κοινωβίοισ  εἰσέρχονται M.

V121: ἔσω. Wotke misread εἴσω  πρ ὶ ν Cod. πρῆν. M. V121: πρὶν ἀπόδειξιν  ἀπόδειξ ί ν Cod. ἀπόδειξην. V121: πρὶν ἀπόδειξιν  ἐπιπλ εῖ στον Cod. ἐπὶ πλήστων  ἐπιµονῆς παράσχῃ M. ὑπακοῆς. V121: ὑποµονῆς παράσχῃ. V104: ὑποµονῆς δείξῃ  ∆οκιµασθεὶς Cod. δοκειµασθείσ  οὖν ἐν … αὐτοῖς γίνεται M. οὖν ἐν τούτοις, V121: οὖν παρ’ αὐτοῖς ἐν τούτοις εὐπρόσδεκτος γίνεται – αὑτοῦ περιουσίας V104: περιουσίας αὐτοῦ  ἐπιστ ή µῃ Cod. ἐπιστίµη  ὑποταγῆς V104 & V211: ὑπακοῆς – µηδὲ τῇ … αὐτοῦ κινήσ ῃ M.

M. & V121: ταύτην ἐπιτελοῦσι  Συναγ ο µένων Cod. συναγωµένων  τ ὸ αὐτ ὸ Cod. τῶ αὐτῶ  τελει ω θῇ Cod. τελειοθῆ  γονυκλ ι σίαν Cod. γονυκλησίαν.  πρὸς ὀλίγον … γονυκλισίᾳ εὐχόµενοι So V121. Wotke wrongly read, πρὸς ὀλίγον πάλιν ἀρχόµενοι 15 † THE BOOK OF MONK CASSIAN 1r 1v Monk Cassian the Roman, To Bishop Castor: On the Rules and Regulations of the Coenobia in the East and Egypt Since you have enjoined me, o you most blessed father Castor, to report to you about the regulations holding both on the Eastern Coenobia, and especially those in Egypt, of which I have been an eyewitness myself, I have now sent this concise (ὡς ἐν ὀλίγῳ) discourse to you in compliance with your command; so that those who have been with God’s blessing gathered in your new monastery in order to pursue virtue, have these rules and other regulations as a recourse.

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