The Apology of Aristides on Behalf of the Christians From a Syriac MS. Preserved on Mount Sinai. With an Appendix Containing the Main Portion of the Original Greek Text. by Aristides

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StatementEdited With an Introduction and Translation by J. Rendel Harris M.A., Fellow of Clare College Cambridge and University Lecturer in Palaeography. By J. Armitage Robinson B.D., Fellow and Assistant Tutor of Christ"s College Cambridge.
SeriesTexts and studies: Contributions to Biblical and Patristic Literature. Vol. I. No. 1.
ContributionsHarris, J. Rendel 1852-1941, ed. and tr., Robinson, J. Armitage 1858-1933.
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LC ClassificationsBR45 .T43 vol. I, no. 1
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Pagination4 p. l., 118 p., 1 l., 28 p., 2 l.
Number of Pages185
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Open LibraryOL6904988M
LC Control Number01010145
OCLC/WorldCa4429812

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; from a Syriac ms. preserved on Mount SinaiAuthor: Saint Marcianus Aristides. Aristides also, a believer earnestly devoted to our religion, left, like Quadratus, an apology for the faith, addressed to Adrian.

His work, too, has been preserved even to the present day by a great many persons. Here is the reference from Jerome, Illustrious Men   The Apology of Aristides Here follows the defence which Aristides the philosopher made before Hadrian the King on behalf of reverence for God.

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The Apology of Aristides: on Behalf of the Christians Volume 1 of Texts and Studies Volume 1, Issue 1 of Texts and studies: Editors: J. Rendel Harris, J. Armitage Robinson: Edition: reprint: Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers, ISBN: X.

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preserved on mount sinai edited with an introduction and translation by j. rendel harris m.a. formerly fellow of clare college cambridge and now professor of biblical languages in haverford college pennsylvania.

The Apology of Aristides was written by the early Christian writer Aristides (fl. 2nd century). Untilour knowledge of Aristides was confined to some references in works by Eusebius of Caesarea and Saint Jerome.

The Apology of Aristides. ———————————— Introduction. ———————————— The Church Histories, hitherto in dealing with early Christian literature, have given Aristides along with Quadratus the first place in the list of lost apologists. It was known that there had been such early defenders of the faith, and that Quadratus had seen persons who.

On Early Christian Writings. Aristides also, a believer earnestly devoted to our religion, left, like Quadratus, an apology for the faith, addressed to Adrian. His work, too, has been preserved.

Here follows the defense which Aristides the philosopher made before Hadrian the King on behalf of reverence for God.

All-powerful Cæsar Titus Hadrianus. “The Apology of Aristides on Behalf of the Christians” is one of the earliest apologetic cases made on behalf of Christians to the Roman Emperors. This translation of the Syriac version was made from texts preserved in the library of the convent of Saint Catherine on Mount Sinai.

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[Aristides; J Rendel Harris; J Armitage Robinson]. THE present volume contains one of the earliest of the Apologies made to the Roman Emperors on behalf of the Christians, that, namely, which was said to have been presented to the Emperor Hadrian by an Athenian philosopher of the name of Aristides.

The Apology of Aristides. ———————————— Introduction. ———————————— The Church Histories, hitherto in dealing with early Christian literature, have given Aristides along with Quadratus the first place in the list of lost apologists.

It was known that there had been such early defenders of the faith, and that Quadratus had seen persons who had. E-Book The Apology of Aristides on behalf of the Christians. Posted on The Apology of Aristides on Behalf of the Christians - Google Books.

In the mediaeval martyrologies there is a faint reflection of the earlier testimony, as, e.g., the 31st of August is given as the saint's day "of the blessed Aristides, most renowned for faith and wisdom, who presented books on the Christian religion to the prince Hadrian, aud most brilliantly proclaimed in the presence of the Emperor himself.

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Rendel Harris ; with an appendix containing the main portion of the original Greek text, by J. Armitage Robinson () (Reprint) [Leatherbound] by Aristides, Marcianus, Saint, of Athens. and a great selection of related books, art and. On Early Christian Writings. Aristides also, a believer earnestly devoted to our religion, left, like Quadratus, an apology for the faith, addressed to Adrian.

His work, too, has been preserved. Here follows the defense which Aristides the philosopher made before Hadrian the King on behalf of reverence for God. All-powerful Cæsar Titus Hadrianus. The Apology of Aristides the Philosopher Translated from the Syriac Aristides Here follows the defence which Aristides the philosopher made before Hadrian the King on behalf of reverence for God.

All-powerful Caesar Titus Hadrianus Antoninus, venerable and merciful, from Marcianus Aristides, an Athenian philosopher.1 I. Contribution to other authors Relation to contemporaries. Aristides is the second Greek Christian apologetic of the 2nd century. His writing style and thesis are very similar to the likes of Quadratus, Aristo of Pella, Justin Martyr and the author of the Epistle to Diognetus.

Jerome suggests Aristides's apology was the combined opinions of philosophers at the time and imitated by Justin Martyr. Likewise, Aristides’s emphasis on Christian chastity may indicate that he was also responding to accusations of “shameful [sexual] acts” (flagitia).

Surprisingly, the second-century was semi-tolerant toward Christianity, though Aristides hinted at local provinces unjustly jailing Christians (Arist. ; cf. Ign. Smyrn. ; Justin 1 Apol. The student may consult The Apology of Aristides, Syriac text and translation (J. Harris), with an appendix containing the Greek text, Texts and Studies, i.

i (), and a critical discussion by R. Seeberg in Zahn's Forschungen, V. 2 (); also, brief discussions by A. Harnack, Altchristl. In Aristides’ writings describing early second-century Christians, he gives firsthand observation and testimony about how Christians had continued to demonstrate great devotedness and selflessness towards others.

Below is an excerpt from, The Apology of Aristides, as translated by D. Kay, taken from the Syriac version.

Harris, J. Rendel (James Rendel), The Apology of Aristides on behalf of the Christians, from a Syriac ms. preserved on Mount Sinai, (Cambridge [Eng.] The University press, ), also by Marcianus Aristides and J. Armitage Robinson (page images at HathiTrust; US access only).

Aristides the Athenian (also Saint Aristides or Marcianus Aristides) was a 2nd century Greek Christian author who is primarily known as the author of the Apology of feast day is August 31 in Roman Catholicism. Very little is known of Aristides, except for the introductory information given by Eusebius of Caesarea and Saint Jerome.

The world always takes notice when Christians love one another as Christ commanded. Unity is always attractive, and unity among God’s people piques the world’s curiosity. Aristides, a 2 nd century Greek philosopher, wrote an apology concerning what he had observed of Christians.

What he observed is a beautiful picture of the early Christian. Harris, James Rendel: The Apology of Aristides on Behalf of the Christians. Hansebooks, ISBN X. Muuta kirjallisuutta. Simpson, William Alexander: Aristides' Apology and the Novel Barlaam and Ioasaph. Studia Patristica Supplements 7.

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Worthy Christian Books» Ante-Nicene Fathers» Vol. 9» The Apology of Aristides the Philosopher. Introduction. Introduction. The Church Histories, hitherto in dealing with early Christian literature, have given Aristides along with Quadratus the first place in the list of lost apologists.

Robinson, J. Armitage (Joseph Armitage), The Apology of Aristides on behalf of the Christians, from a Syriac ms. preserved on Mount Sinai, (Cambridge [Eng.] The University press, ), also by Marcianus Aristides and J. Rendel Harris (page images at HathiTrust; US access only).found: His The apology of Aristides on behalf of the Christians, found: New Cath.

encyc. (Aristides, 2nd cent.; Athenian philosopher and Christian apologist; author of Apology for the Christian faith; no mention of sainthood for Aristides).Aristides* presented his Apology to Antoninus Plus, emperor –; some say to Hadrian ca.

(e.g. Euseb., HE, IV, iii, 3). After the revolt of the Jews () Christians pleaded to the Romans that they were not Jews. Aristides pointed out how Christianity is different not only from Judaism but also from other religions. See also.

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