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Bibil Identifier bibil:222452
Publication Type Journal article
Title (German, Long) Der Tod Jesu Christi in der Apologie des Aristides
Title (German, ) Eine Fallstudie mit forschungsgeschichtlicher Einleitung und Bibliographie
Author Lattke, Michael
Journal Early Christianity (Volume: 1, Issue: 4)
Year (Publication) 2010
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2010
Year (Copyright) 2010
Year (Reference) 2010
Language German
Pages 575-601 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract This preliminary study for a commentary on the Apology of Aristides, to be published by Herder in the series Kommentar zu frühchristlichen Apologeten (KfA), has three parts. Part I deals with some introductory problems, including the testimony of Eusebius, and presents a brief summary of the 17 chapters of the Apology. Part II discusses its gradual discovery since 1878, concentrating on the first four decades of the history of research (publications after 1920 appear in Appendix II). Part III, a case study on the death of Jesus in Aristides' work, originally written in Greek but lost, compares the extant Armenian and Syriac versions with the relevant passages in the Greek romance of Barlaam. This comparison reveals that Aristides himself did not mention the crucifixion of Jesus by the Romans. Instead of this historical event he only speaks of the piercing of Jesus by the Jews, thus contributing to the stereotype of the Jews as murderers of (the son of) God.
DOI 10.1628/186870310793597105
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Christianity : Ancient Christian Literature : Texts and Authors (Church Fathers) : Texts and Authors : Aristides
Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Jesus : Historical Jesus : Passion
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