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By Panayiotis Tzamalikos

This can be a severe version of texts of Codex 573 (ninth century, Monastery of Metamorphosis, Meteora, Greece), that are released besides the monograph making a choice on the true Cassian, within the similar sequence. They solid gentle 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 price, seriously pregnant with notions attribute of eminent Greek Fathers, specially Gregory of Nyssa. they're couched in a highly technical Greek language, which has a significant list in jap patrimony, yet as a rule is not sensible in Latin, that is very 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 by means of 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 publication 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 severe variation of those Scholia is now being released in a separate variation quantity, with statement and an English translation.

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The Aristotelian notions that permeate his texts are owing to his Antiochene education. 24 There is something more that Cassian knew, actually experienced, during the sixth-century rage with the Monophysites disputing Chalcedon. Whereas the cardinal notion of the dispute was that of nature (φύσις), nearly all those involved in the dispute had no inkling of either the meaning or the implications of the term. Worse still, everyone felt that one could take liberties at defining the term at one’s own liking.

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