Refutation of All Heresies. Translated with an Introduction and Notes. Writings from the Greco-Roman world, 40

M. David Litwa,.  Atlanta:  SBL Press, 2015

The Refutation of All Heresies (ca. 225 CE) is a treasure-trove of ancient philosophy, astrology, medicine, magic, Gnostic thought, numerology, heresiography, ecclesial politics, and early Christian studies in general. Offered here for the first time in almost a century is a full English translation, along with a newly-edited Greek text, extensive notes, and a thorough introduction.

(Text by the author)






Sigla for the Greek Text

Outline of the work

Text and Translation

Book 1

Books 2-3

Book 4

Book 5

Book 6

Book 7

Book 8

Book 9

Book 10


Ancient Sources Index

Subject Index


Reviewed by Pieter W. van der Horst, Utrecht University ( Version at BMCR home site

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