By John J. Duffy, John Parker
The Synodicon Vetus is a brief nameless account, according to Greek resources, of neighborhood synods and Ecumenical Councils from the time of the Apostles to A.D. 886. It made its published debut in 1601, due to the cash and hard work of the Strasbourg theologian Johannes Pappus, who reproduced the truncated model bought to him a number of years past via the copyist and bookdealer Andreas Darmarios.
The paintings, recognized basically in that shape formerly, has usually raised readers' eyebrows; to a few students it looked as if it would supply goods of data no longer attested in other places, to others it betrayed itself as a mass of bewilderment. The editors of the 1st severe variation think that, having rigorously sifted throughout the extant manuscripts and the literary assets, they've got restored the textual content to close its unique kingdom and feature succeeded in elimination the various secret linked to an strange rfile which keeps to be interested for historians of heresies, church councils, and literature.