Autobiographical Poems (Cambridge Medieval Classics, Volume by Gregory of Nazianzus

By Gregory of Nazianzus

The autobiographical poems of Gregory of Nazianzus, fourth-century Father of the Greek Church, are outstanding not just for a hugely person photo of the Byzantine global but additionally for moments which are intimate, passionate and relocating. This publication includes Greek textual content and dealing with English translation of a range from his 100 or so surviving poems.

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Know that even in the scriptures there is much in verse, as the wise men of the Hebrew race do tell. 1 am particularly grateful to Professors Mossay and Sicherl for their advice on the text (including the slight emendation to the text of PG in line 76) and the meaning of lines 76-7. 3 On the theme of the pretentious monkey, see U. Beuckmann, Gregor von Nazianz: Gegen die Habsucht. Einleitung und Kommentar (Studien zur Geschichte und Kultur des Altertums. NF, 2. Forschungen zu Gregor von Nazianz, 6), (Paderborn etc.

It was Basil,20 the great benefactor of our age. With him I shared my studies, my lodgings and my thoughts. And if I might boast a little, we formed a pair famous throughout Greece. 21 What particularly brought us together was this: God and a desire for higher things. For from the moment we achieved such a degree of confidence that we divulged to each other even the deep secrets of our hearts, we were bound together all the more closely by our longing, for shared ideals are a strong incentive to close friendship.

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