Die Schriften des Johannes von Damaskos
Thum, Tobias, editor
Berlin: de Gruyter, 2018 pp. cxliii + 586. $149.99
Patristiche Texte und Studien, 74
Description: Volumes VIII / 4 and 5 include a reconstruction of the first version of the second book (On Man) of the Sacra (Paralella), a florilegium compiled by a monk named John at the beginning of the 7th century, erroneously attributed to John of Damascus. The version includes 2293 texts taken from the Bible, the Church Fathers, Philo of Alexandria, and Flavius Josephus.
Subjects: Early Christian Literature, Literature, Methods, Historical Approaches, History, Textual Criticism, Literary Approaches
Review by Johannes Zachhuber
Citation: Johannes Zachhuber, review of Tobias Thum and Josť Declerck, eds., ed., Die Schriften des Johannes von Damaskos, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2020).
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