The Epistles


in John of Scythopolis and the Dionysian Corpus

Published in print September 1998 | ISBN: 9780198269700
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191683756 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Early Christian Studies

The Epistles

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This chapter presents a selected translation of John of Scythopolis' Prologue to the Dionysian corpus by Dionysius the Areopagite concerning the Epistles. John provided a running commentary on the passages of the Dionysian corpus covering the issues of pre-eminent negation, transcendence, divinity of God, and personal pride. The numbering of the pages and sections in this translation are based on Jacques Paul Migne's version of the Dionysian corpus.

Keywords: John of Scythopolis; Prologue; Dionysian corpus; Dionysius the Areopagite; Epistles; pre-eminent negation; transcendence; God; pride; divinity

Chapter.  6427 words. 

Subjects: Early Christianity

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