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Titus
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I Greek

(Τίτος/Títos).

[German version]

[I 1] Companion of Paul

Important 'assistant' and 'partner' of Paul (Paulus [II 2]; 2 Cor 8,23), of unknown origin. Taken by Paul to the Apostles' Convent in Jerusalem as a 'Gentile Christian', he was not compelled to be circumcised there, in spite of the demands of the Judaists (Gal 2:1-3). Paul sent T. to Corinth on several occasions as his negotiator (2 Cor 7:6 f.; 7:13 f.; he also appeared as an independent co-organizer of the collects: 8:6; 8:16 f.) According to the Pastoral Epistles (Pse…

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Wick, Peter (Basle), Rist, Josef (Würzburg), Steinbauer, Dieter (Regensburg) and Eck, Werner (Cologne), “Titus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 19 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_brill140080>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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