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The Donatist ChurchA Movement of Protest in Roman North Africa$

W. H. C. Frend

Print publication date: 1985

Print ISBN-13: 9780198264088

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264088.001.0001

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(p.337) Appendix Extant Donatist Texts

(p.337) Appendix Extant Donatist Texts

The Donatist Church
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A. Acta Martyrum


Where edited

Relevant literature

Acta Crispinae

Franchi di Cavalieri, Studi e Testi, ix, 1902, PP. 23–35.

P. Monceaux, Histoire littéraire, iii. 159; Mélanges Boissier, p. 383.

Passio Maximae Secun-dae et Donatillae

Analecta Bollandiana, ix, 1890, pp. 110–16.

P. Monceaux, Histoire littéraire, iii. 148–50.

Acta Saturnini

Migne, PL. viii, cols. 690–703.

E. Buonaiuti, II Cristianesimo, pp. 295–7; P. Monceaux, Histoire littéraire, iii. 140–2.

Sermo de Passione Advocati et Donati

Migne, PL. viii, col. 752.

O. Seeck, Untergang, iii. 514.

Passio Maximiani et Isaaci

Appendix Extant Donatist Texts

L. Duchesne, Early History of the Church, ii. 192–3.

Passio Marculi

P. Monceaux, Histoire littéraire, v. 69 f.; H. Delehaye, ‘Domnus Marculus’, Analecta Bollandiana, liii. 81.

The Donatist Passio Cypriani is analysed by R. Reitzenstein in ‘Die Nachrichten über den Tod Cyprians’, Sitzungsberichte der Heidelberger Akademie, phil.-hist. Klasse, 1913, No. 14, pp. 46–69.

B. Other Texts





1. Macrobius (Bishop of Rome)

De Singularitate Clericorum.

A. Harnack, TU., 1903, xxiv. 3. (Discussed by H. Koch, Cyprianische Untersuchungen, ch. 12.)

2. Unknown Bishop (flor. circa 350)

Sermo in natale Infantium (text published by A. Wilmart, Revue des sciences religieuses, 1922, pp. 271–302).

A. Pincherle, Bilychnis, xxii, 1923, pp. 134–48.

3. Unknown Bishop

Sentence of Council of Cebarsussa 24 June 383 (text Migne, PL. xi, cols. 1189–91).

4. Tyconius

Liber Regularum (text, Migne, PL. xviii, cols. 18–65).

Commentario in Apoca-lypsin. Text partially restored in Florez’s edition of Beatus of Libana’s In Apoca-lypsin, Madrid, 1772, and Souter, in JTS., 1913. PP. 338–58.

Sanders’s edition of Beatus, American Academy at Rome, 1930, does not help in the reconstruction of Tyconius.

F. C. Burkitt, Cambridge Texts and Studies, iii, 1894.

T. Hahn, Tyconius-Studien, Leipzig, 1900; A. Pincherle, ‘Da Ticonio a Sant’ Agostino’, Ricerche Religiose, i,1925, PP. 443–66. (Other literature quoted on p. 201, n. 7).

5. Emeritus of Caesarea

Sentence of Council of Bagai, 24 April 394 (text Migne, PL. xi, cols. 1189–91).

6. Petilian of Constantine

Epistola ad Presbyteros et Diaconos.

Text reconstructed by P. Monceaux, Histoire littéraire, v. 311–28.

7. Gaudentius of Thamugadi

Epistolae ad Dulcitium.

P. Monceaux, Histoire littéraire, v. 329–33 (text reconstructed).

8. Fulgentius

De Baptismo.

P. Monceaux, Histoire littéraire, v. 335–9 (text reconstructed); C. Lambot, Revue Béné-dictine, lviii, 1948, pp. 177–222.

9. Unknown

Liber Genealogus.

Mommsen, MGH. ix, Chronica Minora, Berlin, 1892.

Texts on the origins of the Donatist controversy are collated by H. von Soden, Urkunden der Entstehungsgeschichte des Donatismus (Kleine Texte, cxxii, Bonn, 1913).

A Donatist Corpus of Cyprianic writings is commented upon by R. Reitzenstein, Nachrichten v. der königlichen Gesellschaft zu Göttingen, phil.-hist. Klasse, Heft iv, 1914, pp. 85–92.

The Donatist letter to Count Marcellinus at the Conference of Carthage, June 411, is to be found in Migne, PL. xi, cols. 1408–14, and xliii, cols. 834–8. Ep. iii of Pseudo-Cyprian, ‘ad Plebem Garthaginensem’ (CSEL. iii. 3, p. 273), may also be an early Donatist work.