Alexander romance
Alexander romance is any of several collections of legends concerning the mythical exploits of Alexander the Great. The earliest version is in Greek, dating to the 3rd century. Several late manuscript...
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New Testament
The New Testament (Koine Greek: Ἡ Καινὴ Διαθήκη, Hē Kainḕ Diathḗkē) is the second major part of the Christian biblical canon, the first part being the Old Testament, which is based on the Hebrew Bible...
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Septuagint
The Septuagint /ˈsɛptjuːəˌdʒɪnt/, /ˈsɛptuːəˌdʒɪnt/, /ˌsɛpˈtuːədʒɪnt/, /ˈsɛptʃuːəˌdʒɪnt/, from the Latin word septuaginta (meaning seventy), is a translation of the Hebrew Bible and some related texts ...
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Libro de Alexandre
The Libro de Alexandre is a medieval Spanish epic poem about Alexander the Great written between 1178 and c. 1250 in the mester de clerecía. It is largely based on the Alexandreis of Walter of Châtill...
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Alexander the Great in the Quran
The story of Dhul-Qarnayn (in Arabic ذو القرنين, literally "The Two-Horned One", also transliterated as Zul-Qarnain or Zulqarnain), mentioned in the Quran, may be a reference to Alexander III of Maced...
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Patrologia Graeca
The Patrologia Graeca (or Patrologiae Cursus Completus, Series Graeca) is an edited collection of writings by the Christian Church Fathers and various secular writers, in the Greek language. It consis...
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Metz Epitome
The Metz Epitome is a late antiquity summary of earlier historical fragments and covers the conquests of Alexander the great between Hyrcania and southern India The only surviving manuscript was foun...
Enchiridion of Epictetus
The Enchiridion or Manual of Epictetus (Ancient Greek: Ἐγχειρίδιον Ἐπικτήτου, Enkheirídion Epiktḗtou) (enchiridion is Greek for "that which is held in the hand" and by extension, to dagger) is a ...
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2 Maccabees
2 Maccabees is a deuterocanonical book which focuses on the Jews' revolt against Antiochus IV Epiphanes and concludes with the defeat of the Syrian general Nicanor in 161 BC by Judas Maccabeus, the he...
The Prayer of Azariah and Song of the Three Holy Children
The Prayer of Azariah and the Song of the Three Holy Children is a lengthy passage that appears after Daniel 3:23 in Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Bibles, as well as in the ancient Greek Septuag...
Liturgy of Preparation
The Liturgy of Preparation, also Prothesis (Greek Πρόθεσις a setting forth) or Proskomedia (an offering), is the name given in the Eastern Orthodox Church to the act of preparing the bread and wine fo...
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4 Maccabees
The book of 4 Maccabees is a homily or philosophic discourse praising the supremacy of pious reason over passion. It is not in the Bible for most churches, but is an appendix to the Greek Bible, and i...
Longinus (literature)
Longinus (/lɒnˈdʒaɪnəs/; Ancient Greek: Λογγῖνος Longĩnos) is the conventional name of the author of the treatise On the Sublime (Περὶ ὕψους Perì hýpsous), a work which focuses on the effect of g...
Manetho
Manetho (/ˈmænɨθoʊ/; Greek: Μανέθων, Manethōn, or Μανέθως, Manethōs) was an Egyptian historian and priest from Sebennytos (ancient Egyptian: Tjebnutjer) who lived during the Ptolemaic era, approximate...
Antoninus Liberalis
Antoninus Liberalis (Greek: Ἀντωνῖνος Λιβεράλις) was an Ancient Greek grammarian who probably flourished between AD 100 and 300.His only surviving work is the Metamorphoses (Μεταμορφώσεων Συναγωγή...
New English Translation of the Septuagint
The New English Translation of the Septuagint and the Other Greek Translations Traditionally Included under That Title (NETS) is a modern translation of the scriptures used by Greek-speaking Christia...
1 Esdras
1 Esdras (Greek: Ἔσδρας Αʹ), also Greek Esdras or Greek Ezra, is an ancient Greek version of the biblical Book of Ezra in use among ancient Jewry, the early church, and many modern Christians with var...
Itinerarium Alexandri
The Itinerarium Alexandri ("The Journey of Alexander") is a 4th-century Latin Itinerarium - a travel guide in the form of a listing of cities, villages (vici) and other stops, on a journey with the in...
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Periplus of the Euxine Sea
The Periplus of the Euxine Sea (Greek: Περίπλους τοῦ Εὐξείνου Πόντου, Latin: Periplus Ponti Euxini) is a periplus or guidebook detailing the destinations visitors encounter when traveling abou...
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Panarion
In early Christian heresiology, the Panarion (Greek: Πανάριον, "Medicine Chest"), to which 16th-century Latin translations gave the name Adversus Haereses (Latin: "Against Heresies"), is the most impo...
Roman d'Alexandre
The Roman d'Alexandre, from the Old French Li romans d'Alixandre (English: "Romance of Alexander"), is a massive 16,000-verse twelfth-century) Old French Alexander romance detailing various episodes ...
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Greek Vulgate
The Greek Vulgate is a version of the Bible written in Biblical Greek. Its text is from the Septuagint for most of the Old Testament with the version of Theodotion used for the Book of Daniel. Its New...
Apocalypse of Peter
The Apocalypse of Peter (or Revelation of Peter) is an early Christian text of the 2nd century and an example of apocalyptic literature with Hellenistic overtones. It is not in the Bible today, but is...
The Buik of Alexander
The Buik of Alexander is a short title for the two known Scots versions of the Alexander romance stories — a genre which was common in Medieval European literature, particularly France from the 12th c...
Apocalyptic literature
Apocalyptic literature is a genre of prophetical writing that developed in post-Exilic Jewish culture and was popular among millennialist early Christians. "Apocalypse" (ἀποκάλυψις) is a Greek word me...
Book of Baruch
The Book of Baruch, occasionally referred to as 1 Baruch, is called a deuterocanonical book of the Bible. Although not in the Hebrew Bible, it is found in the Septuagint and in the Vulgate Bible, Erit...
3 Maccabees
The book of 3 Maccabees is found in most Orthodox Bibles as a part of the Anagignoskomena, while Protestants and Catholics consider it non-canonical, except the Moravian Brethren who included it in th...
Alexandreis
Alexandreis (or Alexandreid) is a medieval Latin epic poem by Walter of Châtillon, a 12th-century French writer and theologian. A version of the Alexander romance, it gives an account of the life of A...