The Book of the Popes (Liber Pontificalis) I- Volume 1

The Book of the Popes (Liber Pontificalis) I- Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...one another on the subject of Jerome's edition of the Psalter. The earliest text of the Liber Pontificalis attributed the institution of the recitation of the Psalms to Celestine I. See infra, p. 92. Duchesne, op. cit., p. 214, n. 17. 2 Cf. supra, p. 81, n. 1. Damasus' own epitaph and the tender one he wrote for his young sister Irene, whose death robbed him of the fear of death, have both survived. His mother's has been lost. Duchesne, op. cit., p. 215, n. 18. 3 The following letters written by Siricius and containing general instructions for the government of the church are still preserved: one to the bishop of Tarragona giving fifteen canons for the churches in Spain, Gaul and Carthage, another to the church in Africa reporting the decrees of the synod held at the Vatican in 386 and others to the bishops in Illyria and to the orthodox throughout the provinces respecting the need of care in ecclesiastical appointments. Jaff6, Regesta, vol. I, pp. 40-41, 255, 257, 258, 2S9. 263 4 The author of this reading had, perhaps, in mind a letter addressed by Siricius to the church at Milan on the subject of the heretic emperor Jovinian. Jafte, op. cit., p. 41, 260. A repetition in substance of the decree of Miltiades. Supra, p. 41, n. 2. He found Manicheans in the city 1 and dispatched them into exile and ordained that they should not partake of communion with the faithful, because the holy body of the Lord ought not to be mutilated in a polluted mouth. He ordained that if any Manichean were converted and returned to the church he should in no wise be admitted to communion, except he were kept in the restriction of a monastery as one guilty every day of his life, that so he might afflict himself with fastings and prayers and prove himself under every...show more

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  • Paperback | 70 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236555848
  • 9781236555847