Early Latin Commentaries on the Apocalypse (Paperback)

Early Latin Commentaries on the Apocalypse By Francis X. Gumerlock (Editor), Francis X. Gumerlock (Translator) Cover Image
By Francis X. Gumerlock (Editor), Francis X. Gumerlock (Translator)
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Many commentaries on the Apocalypse were produced in the early Middle Ages. This book provides translations of two Apocalypse commentaries from the seventh and eighth centuries. On the Mysteries of the Apocalypse of John is part of a large one-volume "Reference Bible" composed about 750. Written probably by an Irish teacher residing in northern France, it answers difficulties arising from the biblical text. The Handbook on the Apocalypse of the Apostle John, attributed erroneously to Jerome and written before 767, contains brief moral and allegorical interpretations of particular words and phrases of the Apocalypse. The introduction highlights the unique features of each commentary and the interrelationship of the three texts.

About the Author

Francis X. Gumerlock teaches historical theology at Providence Theological Seminary and is visiting professor of Latin at Colorado College.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781580442237
ISBN-10: 1580442234
Publisher: Medieval Institute Publications
Publication Date: May 9th, 2016
Pages: 320
Language: English
Series: Teams Secular Commentary