Materova Elizaveta; Nyebolszin Antal Gergely

Tyconius Afer. Commentary on the Apocalypse (Rev. 4-5)

Nyebolszin Antal Gergely, Materova Elizaveta (2017) "Tyconius Afer. Commentary on the Apocalypse (Rev. 4-5) ", Vestnik Pravoslavnogo Sviato-Tikhonovskogo gumanitarnogo universiteta. Seriia III : Filologiia, 2017, vol. 52, pp. 115-130 (in Russian).

DOI of the paper: 10.15382/sturIII201752.115-130


This paper presents a translation of the commentary of donatist theologian Tyconius on the fourth and fifth chapter of the Book of Revelation with introduction and notes. This work of Tyconius did not survive as a whole text, but was recently reconstructed on the basis of the numerous quotations in the works of later authors. The commentary is of great interest because of its original ecclesiological ideas. Its influence on the later Latin tradition of interpretation of the Apocalypse was enormous. The work is translated into Russian for the first time.


Tyconius, Apocalypse, Revelation of John, eschatology, ecclesiology, donatism, early Christian exegesis


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Information about the author

Materova Elizaveta

Academic Degree: Candidate of Sciences* in Philology;
Place of work: St. Tikhon’s Orthodox University; 6 Likhov per., Moscow 127051, Russian Federation;
ORCID: 0000-0003-0776-0515;
Email: materowa@mail.ru.

*According to the International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) 2011, the degree of Candidate of Sciences (Cand.Sc.) belongs to ISCED level 8 — "doctoral or equivalent", together with PhD, DPhil, D.Lit, D.Sc, LL.D, Doctorate or similar.

Nyebolszin Antal Gergely

Academic Degree: Doctor of Theology;
Place of work: St. Tikhon’s Orthodox University for the Humanities; 6/1 Likhov pereulok, Moscow 127051, Russian Federation;
ORCID: 0000-0002-0037-8674;
Email: gyula@mail.ru.


The article is written within the framework of the project "Latin commentaries on Revelation in patristic period. Annotated translation" supported by PSTGU Development Foundation