Sulpicius Severus, Rufin, Orosius. Drei Formen apologetischer Geschichtsschreibung

Translated title of the contribution: [Autom. eng. transl.] Sulpicius Severus, Rufin, Orosius. Three forms of apologetic historiography

Giuseppe Zecchini

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Abstract

Sulpicius Severus wrote a holy history, excluding profan items, Orosius wrote a history against the pagans and also some Christians, including profan items, Rufinus adopted a middle way; post-Orosian historiography in Africa was influenced more by Sulpicius Severus than by Orosius
Translated title of the contribution[Autom. eng. transl.] Sulpicius Severus, Rufin, Orosius. Three forms of apologetic historiography
Original languageGerman
Title of host publicationGeschichte als Argument? Historiographie und Apologetik in der christlichen Antike
EditorsMartin Wallraff
Pages79-99
Number of pages21
Publication statusPublished - 2015

Publication series

NamePatristic Studies 13

Keywords

  • Ancient historiography
  • Christian thought

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