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By Panayiotis Tzamalikos

This can be a severe version of texts of Codex 573 (ninth century, Monastery of Metamorphosis, Meteora, Greece), that are released besides the monograph picking out the genuine Cassian, within the similar sequence. They solid mild on Cassian the Sabaite, a 6th century hugely erudite highbrow, whom Medieval forgery changed with John Cassian. The texts are of excessive philological, theological, and philosophical worth, seriously pregnant with notions attribute of eminent Greek Fathers, specifically Gregory of Nyssa. they're couched in a exceedingly technical Greek language, which has a significant checklist in japanese patrimony, yet as a rule is not sensible in Latin, that's very unlikely to were their unique language. The Latin texts at the moment attributed to John Cassian, the Scythian of Marseilles, are seriously interpolated translations of this Greek unique via Cassian the Sabaite, local of Scythopolis, who's pointed out with Pseudo-Caesarius and the writer of Pseudo Didymus' De Trinitate. Codex 573, entitled The booklet of Monk Cassian, preserves additionally the only extant manuscript of the Scholia in Apocalypsin, the chain of reviews that have been falsely attributed to Origen a century in the past. A serious version of those Scholia is now being released in a separate variation quantity, with observation and an English translation.

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25 However, 25 See RCR, Conclusion, p. 403 and Appendix II, references to Cassian by John Climacus, Theodore Studites, Nicon of Montenegro. The twelfth-century constitution of the monastery of Prodromus the Dreadful (Προδρόµου τοῦ Φοβεροῦ) styles him ‘the great Cassian’ (τὸν µέγαν Κασιανόν) and ‘the divine Cassian’ (ὁ θεῖος Κασιανός), ch. 6, p. 16. 18 introduction what in the late 540s was a reward for Cassian’s personal qualities, it became an obloquy by posterity immediately after his death. A few decades after Cassian’s body was interred in a crypt alongside that of Sabas, another member of the Great Laura, namely Antiochus of Palestine, copied heavily Cassian’s texts, and yet nowhere did he mention the name of his source.

Cod. ἀφορήσασ  ἕως ἂν Cod. M. V121: ἕωσ δ’ ἂν – ἕως ἂν … τῆς ἀναστροφῆς V104: ἕως προκοπῆς αὐτοῦ καὶ ἀναστροφῆς  ἀπόδειξ ι ν Cod. ἀπόδειξην  παράσχ ῃ Cod. παράσχοι, M. παράσχῃ. V121: παράσχοι, which is wrong, since ἕως ἂν calls for a Subjunctive, not Optative mood  δυνάµενον καρτερεῖν M. V121: δυνάµενον ἐν τούτοις καρτερεῖν. V104: δυνάµενον ἐν τούτοις ἐγκαρτερεῖν – καὶ ἐν τῇ σπουδῇ M. καὶ ἐν σπουδῇ πάση  λ οι ποῖς Cod. λυποῖσ – συναριθµοῦσιν M. συναριθµοῦσιν ἀδελφοῖς  ἐλάττ ω µα Cod.

Cod. κανωνικάσ  κοιν ο βίων Cod. κοινωβίων  τ ῶ ν Cod. τόν  αὐτόπτης Cod. αὐτόπττησ  εἴ ξας Cod. ἥξασ. V104: Αἰγυπτίων, εἴξας – τοῦτ ο ν Cod. τούτων  ἐφ ό διον Cod. ἐφώδιον  ἄθλους M. ἄλλους. V121: ἄθλους  πρὸ πάντων V121: πρῶτον πάντων  κοιν ο βίοις Cod. κοινωβίοισ  ἐπιτελοῦσιν ταύτην M. & V121: ταύτην ἐπιτελοῦσι  Συναγ ο µένων Cod. συναγωµένων  τ ὸ αὐτ ὸ Cod. τῶ αὐτῶ  τελει ω θῇ Cod. τελειοθῆ  γονυκλ ι σίαν Cod. γονυκλησίαν.  πρὸς ὀλίγον … γονυκλισίᾳ εὐχόµενοι So V121.

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