Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts

Get access

Apostolic Fathers (Patres apostolici)
(779 words)

Modern compilation of nine Greek Early Christian writings (1st/2nd cent. AD) that are heterogenous in genre, theology and function; their authors are thought to have been hearers and disciples of the Twelve Apostles. They are not counted among the authors of the canonical writings of the NT.

Works

Gre…

Cite this page
Landfester, Manfred, “Apostolic Fathers (Patres apostolici)”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, English edition by Tine Jerke and Volker Dallman (2009). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der antiken Texte: Autoren- und Werklexikon. Herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester in Verbindung mit Brigitte Egger. Serie: Der Neue Pauly – Supplemente, 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, Band 2. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2007). Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0026>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



▲   Back to top   ▲