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Bibil Identifier bibil:211776
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Didymus the Blind: Commentary on Psalm 24 (23 LXX): Introduction, Translation and Commentary
Author Geljon, Albert-Kees
Journal Vigiliae Christianae (Volume: 65, Issue: 1)
Year (Publication) 2011
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2011
Year (Copyright) 2011
Year (Reference) 2011
Language English
Pages 50-73 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract This article offers a translation of and some comments on the commentary on Ps 24 (23 LXX) by Didymus the Blind. Didymus regards the Psalm as indicating the moral progress of the soul towards perfection. He interprets the second half of the Psalm as a reference to Christ's dwelling on earth and his ascension. In his exegsis Didymus relies heavily on predecessors, like Clement of Alexandria and Origen.
DOI 10.1163/157007210X508112
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Christianity : Ancient Christian Literature : Texts and Authors (Church Fathers) : Texts and Authors : Didymus the Blind
Pericopes Psalms 24
Genres Modern Translation
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