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Bibil Identifier bibil:211136
Publication Type Journal article
Title (French, Long) L'humanité vue d'en haut (Cyprien, Ad Donatum, 6-13)
Author Fredouille, Jean-Claude
Journal Vigiliae Christianae (Volume: 64, Issue: 5)
Year (Publication) 2010
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2010
Year (Copyright) 2010
Year (Reference) 2010
Language French
Pages 445-455 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract Both converted a short time before, Cyprian and his friend Donatus are supposed to look down at mankind from a symbolic summit. Far from being diatribical improvisations, these chapters 6-13 of Ad Donatum display a very careful and personal structure. Cyprian shows himself an eclectic and original heir to a literary and philosophical tradition. The genre of Ad Donatum is often called into question because the author seems to have several purposes in mind. In fact, it should be regarded as a specimen of the epistolary genre.
DOI 10.1163/157007210X488115
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Christianity : Ancient Christian Literature : Texts and Authors (Church Fathers) : Texts and Authors : Cyprian
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