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Tatianus (Tatian the Assyrian)
(1,079 words)

b. in Mesopotamia (Assyria);

active in Rome ca. AD 165–172, possibly returned to the East afterwards;

Early Christian author, pupil of Iustinus [6] ; later rejected by the official Church as the founder of an heretic (‘Encratitic’) sect.

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Of his numerous exegetic and theological works, only the Address to the Greeks (Lógos pros Héllēnas; Hell.) is ext…

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Loessl, Josef, “Tatianus (Tatian the Assyrian)”, 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 16 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0213>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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