By Professor Panayiotis Tzamalikos
It is a severe research of texts integrated in Codex 573 (ninth century, Monastery of Metamorphosis, Meteora, Greece), that are released in addition to the current quantity, within the similar sequence. The Codex, entitled The publication of Monk Cassian the Roman, finds a sixth-century heretofore unknown highbrow, particularly, Cassian the Sabaite, local of Scythopolis, being its genuine writer. via Medieval forgery, he has been eclipsed by way of a figment at the moment often called John Cassian of Marseilles, local of Scythia. Exploration unearths serious elements of the interaction among Hellenism and Christianity, the Origenism and pseudo-Origenism of the 6th century, and Christian impression upon Neoplatonism in past due Antiquity. Cassian the Sabaite is likely one of the final nice consultant of a protracted fruitful autumn of past due old Christian scholarship, who observed Hellenism as a valuable patrimony to attract on, instead of as a demon to be exorcised - which ended in his moment demise (Rev. 2,11). variation volumes at the moment are being released besides the current monograph. One, A Newly stumbled on Greek Father, Cassian the Sabaite Eclipsed via John Cassian of Marseilles (folia 1r-118v). , An old statement at the e-book of Revelation: A serious version of the Scholia in Apocalypsin. those Scholia have been falsely attributed to Origen a century in the past, yet their actual writer is Cassian the Sabaite more often than not drawing on a misplaced statement at the Apocalypse by way of Didymus the Blind, in addition to on Origen, Theodoret, Clement of Alexandria, Irenaeus, and others (folia 210v-290r).