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General abbreviations
(379 words)

ad loc. there, at the specified location
ap. in the writings of/as quoted in
approx. approximately
Arab. Arabic
Aram. Aramaic
Armen. Armenian
b. Babylonian (prefix)
b. born
bibl. biblical, bibliographic, bibliography
Bul. Bulgarian
c. circa
c./cc. canon/canons
cent./cents. century/centuries
ch./chs. chapter/chapters
cm centimeter(s)
col./cols. column/columns
comm. commentaded by
Comm. Commentary
coni. coniecit 
Cop. Coptic
crit. critical(ly)
d. died
diff. different from
diss. dissertation
doc. document
DOI Digital Object Identifier
e.g. for example/for instance
ed. ed…

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“General abbreviations”, in: Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity Online, General Editor David G. Hunter, Paul J.J. van Geest, Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte. Consulted online on 02 October 2022 <>
First published online: 2018

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