The Octavius of Minucius Felix

Estimated Range of Dating: 160-250 A.D.

Chronological List of Early Christian Writings
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Roberts-Donaldson English Translation
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Roberts-Donaldson Introduction
Wace Introduction
Handbook of Patrology: Minucius Felix
Earl Doherty: The Second Century Apologists
Roger Pearse: Did Christian Writers of the Second Century believe in the Incarnation?
Roger Pearse: Did Tertullian use Minucius Felix’ Octavius?
Patrick Narkinsky: The Jesus Mosaic
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The Octavius by Minucius Felix is an apology for the Christian religion. Either Tertullian dependend on this apology, making it perhaps the earliest piece of extant Christian Latin literature, or the author of this apology depended on Tertullian.

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