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Ancient Authors and Works Abbreviations
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The present list of frequently cited ancient authors comprises, in alphabetical order, Greek and Latin names of Christian as well as non-Christian provenience. As a rule the ancient authors are cited in Latinized form and in accordance with the critical editions, in particular the following (with abbreviations)

Sources for works of ancient authors


Acta conciliorum œcomenicorum, Berlin 1914ff.


Acta sanctorum, Antwerpen 1668–1701, Paris 1863ff.


Bibliotheca scriptorum Graec…

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David E. Orton, “Ancient Authors and Works Abbreviations”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 22 September 2023 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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