Apostolic Fathers, The: Greek Texts and English Translations

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Following the publication of his revised translations in The Apostolic Fathers in English, 3rd ed., Michael Holmes, a leading expert on these texts, offers a thoroughly revised and redesigned bilingual edition, featuring Greek (or Latin) and English on facing pages. Introductions and bibliographies are generous and up to date. In the textual apparatus, existing notes have been revised and expanded, and well over 200 new notes have been added. This handsome and handy one-volume, thin-paper edition will be an ...
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Overview

Following the publication of his revised translations in The Apostolic Fathers in English, 3rd ed., Michael Holmes, a leading expert on these texts, offers a thoroughly revised and redesigned bilingual edition, featuring Greek (or Latin) and English on facing pages. Introductions and bibliographies are generous and up to date. In the textual apparatus, existing notes have been revised and expanded, and well over 200 new notes have been added. This handsome and handy one-volume, thin-paper edition will be an essential resource for students and scholars and a joy to book lovers.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780801034688
  • Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 11/1/2007
  • Edition description: Bilingual
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 832
  • Sales rank: 671,875
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 7.50 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael W. Holmes (PhD, Princeton Theological Seminary) is professor of biblical studies and early Christianity at Bethel University and the author or editor of several books, including a commentary on 1 and 2 Thessalonians. A leading scholar of the Apostolic Fathers, he is currently writing a major critical commentary on Polycarp's Letter to the Philippians and The Martyrdom of Polycarp.
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Table of Contents

Preface to the Third Edition
Preface to the Updated Edition
Preface to the Second Edition
Abbreviations
Introduction
Select Bibliography
First Clement
Introduction
Text and Translation
Second Clement
Introduction
Text and Translation
The Letters of Ignatius
Introduction
To the Ephesians
To the Magnesians
To the Trallians
To the Romans
To the Philadelphians
To the Smyrnaeans
To Polycarp
The Letter of Polycarp to the Philippians
Introduction
Text and Translation
The Martyrdom of Polycarp
Introduction
Text and Translation
The Didache
Introduction
Text and Translation
The Epistle of Barnabas
Introduction
Text and Translation
The Shepherd of Hermas
Introduction
Visions
Commandments
Parables
The Epistle to Diognetus
Introduction
Text and Translation
Fragments of Papias
Introduction
Fragments of Papias
Additional Fragments from Irenaeus
Index of Subjects and Authors
Index of Ancient Sources
Maps
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