De Paenitentia (Contd)

102 "Quae," neut. pl.

103 Isa. v. 18 (comp. the LXX.).

104 Gehennam. Comp. ad Ux. ii. c. vi. ad fin.

105 Fumariola, i.e. the craters of volcanoes.

106 Superbissimi: perhaps a play on the word, which is connected with "super" and "superus," as "haughty" with "high."

107 For Tertullian's distinction between "the Lord's baptism" and "John's" see de Bapt. x.

108 Or "celandine," which is perhaps only another form of "chelidonia" ("Chelidonia major," Linn.).

109 Dan. iv. 25 sqq. See de Pa. xiii.

110 Proelium.

111 Ex. xiv. 15-31.

112 "Ministerium," the abstract for the concrete: so "servitia" = slaves.

113 See c. iv. [Tabula was the word in cap. iv. but here it becomes planca, and planca post naufragium is the theological formula, ever since, among Western theologians.]

114 See de Bapt. xii. sub init.

115 Lit. "of all brands." Comp. c. vi.: "Does the soldier...make satisfaction for his brands."

116 Cf. Gen. iii. 24 with Luke xxiii. 43, 2 Cor. xii. 4, and Rev. ii. 7 [Elucidation IV.]

117 Le Confesseur, par L'Abbe * * * p. 15, Brussels 1866.

118 Theol. Dogmat. Orthodoxe, pp. 529-541, etc.

119 Couc. Trident. Sess. xiv. cap. 8.

120 The Great Euchologion, p. 220, Venice, 1851.


1 i.e. Christian (Oehler).

2 Rationibus.

3 This curious allusion it is impossible, perhaps, to render in our language. The word IXQUS (ikhthus) in Greek means "a fish;" and it was used as a name for our Lord Jesus, because the initials of the words 'Ihsou=j Xristo\j Qeou= Ui0o\j Swthr (i.e. Jesus Christ the Son of God, the Savior), make up that word. Oehler with these remarks, gives abundant references on that point. [Dr. Allix suspects Montanism here, but see Kaye, p. 43, and Lardner, Credib. II. p. 335. We may date it circa A.D. 193.]

4 As being a woman. See 1 Tim. ii. 11, 12.

5 Consecutio aeternitatis.

6 Admirationem.

7 i.e. that the simple be vain, and the grand impossible.

8 1 Cor. i. 27, not quite exactly quoted.

9 Luke xviii. 27, again inexact.

10 Compare the Jews' question, Matt. xxi. 23.

11 Its authority.

12 Impolita.

13 Incomposita.

14 Ferebatur.

15 Gen. i. 1, 2, and comp. the LXX.

16 Liquor.

17 Gen. i. 6, 7, 8.

18 Animas.

19 Animare.

20 Rebus.

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