Christian Cyclopedia

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(pl. florilegia; Lat. “gathering of flowers”). Anthology. Collections from patristic commentaries and dogmatics from early centuries are extant. Basil the Great and Gregory of Nazianzus (see Cappadocian Theologians, 1–2) made a collection from Origen* called Philocalia ca. 362. See also Catena; Patristics, 7.

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