Early Christian Writings
Title: [Verecundus:] De Iudicio Domini (Carmen ad Flavium Felicem de resurrectione mortuorum et de iudicio Domini)
Subheading: (On the Judgement of the Lord (Poem to Flavius Felix on the resurrection of the dead and the judgement of the Lord)
Τὰ ἀρχαῖα ἔθη κρατείτω. The Nicene Council
By: Roger Pearse
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Snappy title for a poem of more than 400 hexameters, variously attributed to Tertullian or Cyprian. J.H. Waszink gives reasons to believe it to be late fifth/early sixth century in date. Printed for the first time by Fabricius (see Carmen Adversus Marcionitas above).
Codex Parisinus Latinus 13047 (once Corbeiensis, taken in to 1638 to become St. Germains-des-Près n. 841). s.VII. f.113r.
• J.H.WASINK, Carmen ad Flavium Felicem de resurrectione mortuorum et de iudicio Domini, recensuit, prolegomenis commentario indicibus instruxit J.H.W, Florilegium Patristicum Supplementum I, Bonn, 1937. Checked. Massive introduction and bibliography on the MSS and editions. About 5 lines of verse per page, and the rest filled with commentary in a very small print. Around 200pp.
• Josep. M. ESCOLÀ TUSET, Cuestiones varias sobre los Carmina Pseudocyprianea, q.v. (2000)