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

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Theophilus of Antioch
(751 words)

d. ca. AD 180–185 in Antioch on the Orontes;

Christian Greek author.

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The only source of information on Theophilus’ life and work is his only extant work, the three books of An Autolykos/Ad Autolycum (Autol. 2,24: origins in Mesopotamia; Autol. 1,14: adult baptism). According to Eusebius [7] (Ecclesiastical History 4,20), he was appointed bishop of Antioch…

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Prostmeier, Ferdinand, “Theophilus of Antioch”, 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 22 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0219>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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