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By P. Tzamalikos

It is a serious research of texts integrated in Codex 573 (ninth century, Monastery of Metamorphosis, Meteora, Greece), that are released in addition to the current quantity, within the similar sequence. The Codex, entitled The ebook of Monk Cassian the Roman, finds a sixth-century heretofore unknown highbrow, specifically, Cassian the Sabaite, local of Scythopolis, being its genuine writer. by way of Medieval forgery, he has been eclipsed through a figment at the moment referred to as John Cassian of Marseilles, local of Scythia. Exploration finds severe elements of the interaction among Hellenism and Christianity, the Origenism and pseudo-Origenism of the 6th century, and Christian effect upon Neoplatonism in past due Antiquity. Cassian the Sabaite is likely one of the final nice consultant of a chronic fruitful autumn of overdue old Christian scholarship, who observed Hellenism as a precious patrimony to attract on, instead of as a demon to be exorcised -which led to his moment loss of life (Rev. 2,11). version volumes at the moment are being released besides the current monograph. One, A "Newly stumbled on Greek Father, Cassian the Sabaite Eclipsed via John Cassian of Marseilles" (folia 1r-118v). , "An historical remark at the e-book of Revelation: A severe variation of the Scholia in Apocalypsin." those Scholia have been falsely attributed to Origen a century in the past, yet their actual writer is Cassian the Sabaite in most cases drawing on a misplaced remark at the Apocalypse via Didymus the Blind, in addition to on Origen, Theodoret, Clement of Alexandria, Irenaeus, and others (folia 210v-290r)."

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