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In early Christian heresiology, the Panarion (Koine Greek: Πανάϕιον, Epifanio escribió en su obra El Panarion ( dC) que José fue padre de . Il divino senza veli: La dottrina gnostica della Lettera valentiniana’ di Epifanio, Panarion 31 Testo, traudzione e commento storico-religioso. L’impressione che ne ricavò Epifanio dovette essere di confusione o di voluta ambiguità: gli 8 Cfr. Epifanio, Panarion 77,20 (GCS , Holl/Dummer).

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This dispute continued during the s, in particular in the literary works by Rufinus and Jerome attacking one another. He urged John apnarion be careful of the “offence” of images in the churches.

Epiphanius of Salamis

He noted that when travelling in Palestine he went into a church to pray and saw a curtain with an image of Christ or a saint which he tore down. Such was Epiphanius’s reputation for learning that the Physiologusthe principal source of medieval bestiaries, came to be widely falsely attributed to him.

Wikiquote has quotations related to: Views Read Edit View history. Testo, traudzione e commento storico-religioso by Giuliano Chiapparini. During a visit to Palestine in orwhile preaching in Jerusalem, he attacked Origen ‘s followers and urged the Bishop of JerusalemJohn IIto condemn his writings.

In addition, the contents of the letter seem to exhibit significant variance with other known writings in the tradition, in particular a strong and consistent sexual component, and so scholars have pushed the date of the text closer to the end of the second century. However, when he realised he was being used as a tool by Theophilus against Chrysostom, who had given refuge to the monks persecuted by Theophilus and who were appealing to the emperor, Epiphanius started back to Salamis, only to die on the way home in Christian bishop and saint.

They, however, murmured, and said that if I paanrion up my mind to tear it, it was only fair that I should give them another curtain in its place. Scholars are often begrudgingly grateful to Epiphanius for his preservation of otherwise lost texts in his massive heresiology, the Panarion. Another work, On the Twelve Gems De Gemmissurvives in a number of fragments, the most epfianio of which is the Georgian.


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Inthe dispute took on another dimension, when the Bishop of Alexandria, Theophilus, who had initially supported Johnchanged his views and started persecuting Origenist monks in Egypt. Written between andit forms a handbook for dealing with the arguments of heretics. Epiphanius of Salamis Greek: The final section covers the pansrion quoted incident of the curtain, which unlike other passages attributed to Epiphanius and quoted by the Iconoclasts, is accepted as authentic by modern scholars: This in turn suggests that the provenance of the letter might be better situated in the east, and because of its esoteric contents intended for an audience deeply familiar with the teachings of Valentinus.

Another feature of the Panarion is the access its earlier sections provide to lost works, notably Justin Martyr’s work on heresies, the Greek of Irenaeus’ Against Heresiesand Hippolytus’ Syntagma. Epiphanius was either born into a Romaniote Christian family or became a Christian in his youth.

I have now sent the best that I could find, and I beg that you will order the presbyter of the place to take the panarjon which I have sent from the hands of the Reader, and that you will afterwards give directions that curtains of the other sort—opposed as they are to our religion—shall not be hung up in any church of Christ.

Formats and Editions of The Panarion of Epiphanius of Salamis, Book I (Sects ) []

He upheld the position of Bishop Paulinuswho had the support of Rome, over epifaio of Meletius of Antiochwho was supported by the Eastern Churches. Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves.

Moreover, I have heard that certain persons have this grievance against me: Book titles OR Journal titles. It was composed in Constantinople for a Persian priest, in[15] and survives in Syriac, Armenian, and Georgian translations this last is found in Shatberd ms along with Physiologus and De Gemmis.

In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: He returned to Palestine pznarionwhen he was still a young man, and he founded a monastery at Ad nearby, [4] which is often mentioned in the polemics epifsnio Jerome with Rufinus pajarion John, Bishop of Jerusalem.


Since then there has been some little delay, due to the fact that I have been seeking a curtain of the best quality to give to them instead of the former one, and thought it right to send to Cyprus for one.

I pray that you may fare well in the Lord. Furthermore, he has untangled the bewildering list of aeons found at the end of the letter, by suggesting that the names were originally in an early Syriac that became distorted in transliteration.

eipfanio As soon as I heard this, I promised that I would give one, and said that I would send it at once. He suggests that much of the problem lies with the modern textual tradition of the Panarionin particular the edition of Karl Holl, first published in eipfanio He was also the Metropolitan of the Church of Cyprus.

Retrieved from ” https: In he was present at the Council of Romeagain upholding the cause of Paulinus. However, through careful philological and theological analysis, Chiapparini offers a completely different dating, context, and interpretation of the text. For example, he describes his enemy Origen as “a toad noisy from too much moisture which keeps croaking louder and louder. Beware of Palladius of Galatia—a man once dear to me, but who now sorely needs God’s pity—for he preaches and teaches the heresy of Origen; and see to it that he does not seduce any of those who are intrusted to your keeping into the perverse ways of his erroneous doctrine.

Ensconced in the entry dedicated to the Valentinians in Panarion 31 is an anonymous letter, identified by Chiapparini as the Lettera dottrinale valentiniana LDV. Bishop Theophilus of Alexandria saw his chance to use this event epifsnio bring down his enemy Chrysostom: Journal of Eastern Christian Studies.