The Extant Works and Fragments of Hippolytus
The Extant Works and Fragments of Hippolytus
Hippolytus

Translated by the Rev. S. D. F. Salmond
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Fragments from Commentaries on Various Books of Scripture.

On Genesis.

II. From the Commentary of the Holy Hippolytus of Rome Upon Genesis.

III. Quoted in Jerome, Epist. 36, ad Damasum, Num. xviii. (from Galland).

On Numbers. By the Holy Bishop and Martyr Hippolytus, from Balaam's Blessings.

On Kings.

On the Psalms. The Argument Prefixed by Hippolytus, Bishop of Rome, to His Exposition of the Psalms.

On Psalm II. From the Exposition of the Second Psalm, by the Holy Bishop Hippolytus.

On Psalm XXII. Or XXIII. From the Commentary by the Holy Bishop and Martyr Hippolytus, on "The Lord is My Shepherd."

On Psalm XXIII. Or XXIV. From the Commentary by the Same, on Ps. xxiii.

On Psalm CIX. Or CX. From the Commentary by the Same on the Great Song.

On Psalm LXXVII. Or LXXVIII.

On Proverbs. From the Commentary of St. Hippolytus on Proverbs.

Another Fragment. St. Hippolytus on Prov. ix. 1, "Wisdom Hath Builded Her House."

On the Song of Songs.

On the Prophet Isaiah. I.

On the Prophet Isaiah. II.

On the Prophet Isaiah. III>

On Jeremiah and Ezekiel.

On Daniel. I. Preface by the most holy Hippolytus, (Bishop) of Rome.

On Daniel. II. The interpretation by Hippolytus, (bishop) of Rome, of the visions of Daniel and Nebuchadnezzar, taken in conjunction.

On Daniel. III. Scholia on Daniel.

On Daniel. IV. Other Fragments on Daniel.

On Daniel. V. On the Song of the Three Children.

On Daniel. VI. On Susannah.

On Matthew. Matt. vi. 11.

On Luke. Chap. ii. 7 And if you please, we say that the Word was the first-born of God, who came down from heaven to the blessed Mary, and was made a first-born man in her womb, in order that the first-born of God might be manifested in union with a first-born man.

Doubtful Fragments on the Pentateuch.

The Law.

Section I. Of the Creation of Heaven and Earth. "In the Beginning God Created," Etc.

Sections II., III. And the Lord Said: "And I Will Bring the Waters of the Flood Upon the Earth to Destroy All Flesh," Etc.

Section IV. On Gen. vii. 6

Section V. On Gen. viii. I

Section X. On Deut. xxxiii. II

On the Psalms. I.

Other Fragments on the Psalms. II.

III. On Psalm lv. 15

IV. On Psalm lviii. 11

V. On Psalm lix. 11. Concerning the Jews.

VI. On Psalm lxii. 6

VII. On Psalm lxviii. 18. Of the Enlargement of the Church.

VIII. On Psalm lxxxix. 4. Of the Gentiles.

IX. On the Words in Psalm xcvi. 11: "Let the Sea Roar (Be Moved), and the Fulness Thereof."

X. On Psalm cxix. 30-32

XI. On the Words in Psalm cxxvii. 7: "On the Wrath of Mine Enemies." Etc.

XII. On the Words in Psalm cxxxix. 15: "My Substance or (Bones) Was Not Hid from Thee, Which Thou Madest in Secret."

Part II.--Dogmatical and Historical.

Treatise on Christ and Antichrist.

Expository Treatise Against the Jews.

Against Plato, on the Cause of the Universe.

Against the Heresy of One Noetus.

Against Beron and Helix.

Fragment II. The God of all things therefore became truly, according to the Scriptures…

Fragment III. Now, with the view of explaining, by means of an illustration…

Fragment IV. For, in the view of apostles and prophets and teachers…

Fragment V. For lately a certain person, Beron, along with some others…

Fragment VI. Among Christians it is settled as the doctrine of piety…

Fragment VII. But if it the flesh did not become of like nature with that the deity…

Fragment VIII. Into this error, then, have they been carried, by believing…

The Discourse on the Holy Theophany.

Fragments of Discourses or Homilies. I.

Fragment II. From the Discourse of St.…

Fragment III. St. Hippolytus, Bishop and Martyr, in his Homily on the Paschal Supper.…

Fragment IV. 1. Take me, O Samuel, the heifer brought to Bethlehem…

Fragment V. And for this reason three seasons of the year prefigured the Saviour Himself…

Fragment VI. And an ark of imperishable wood was the Saviour Himself.…

Fragment VII. 1. He who rescued from the lowest hell the first-formed man of earth when he…

Fragment VIII. Under the figure of Egypt he described the world…

Fragment IX. Now Hippolytus, the martyr and bishop of the Province of.…

Fragment X. Now a person might say that these men, and those who hold a different opinion…

Fragment XI. 1. The body of the Lord presented both these to the world…

Fragments from Other Writings of Hippolytus.

Fragment I. Now Hippolytus, a martyr for piety, who was bishop of the place called Portus…

Fragment II. From the same.

Fragment III. Hippolytus, Bishop and Martyr, in a letter to a certain queen.

The story of a maiden of Corinth, and a certain Magistrianus.

Elucidation.

Appendix to the Works of Hippolytus.

Containing Dubious and Spurious Pieces.

Piece I. Since, then, the blessed prophets have been eyes to us…

Piece II. Hence, too, they indicated the day of the consummation to us…

Piece III. Where, then, ye friends of Christ, shall I begin? and with what shall I make…

Piece IV. Wherefore let us direct our discourse to a second witness.…

Piece V. Mark the agreement of prophet with prophet.…

Piece VI. But not to expend our argument entirely in going over the words of all the…

Piece VII. Wherefore all shall walk after their own will.…

Piece VIII. And what am I to say with respect to men…

Piece IX. Now after He was taken up again to the Father…

Piece X. And the apostles, who speak of God, in establishing the truth of the advent of…

Piece XI. Finally, hear Paul as he speaks boldly, and mark how clearly he discovers these…

Piece XII. But having now done with this account of the consummation…

Piece XIII. Wherefore, bringing the visions of Daniel into conjunction with these…

Piece XIV. Now, since these things which are thus spoken mystically by the prophet seem to all…

Piece XV. Then after the lioness, the prophet sees a second beast like a bear…

Piece XVI. Next he tells us of the "fourth beast, dreadful and terrible…

Piece XVII. You see how Daniel interpreted to Nabuchodonosor the dominion of the kingdoms…

Piece XVIII. As the Lord Jesus Christ made His sojourn with us in the flesh which He…

Piece XIX. But seeing now that we must make proof of what is alleged at greater length…

Piece XX. For in every respect that deceiver seeks to make himself appear like the Son of…

Piece XXI. For through the Scriptures we are instructed in two advents of the Christ and Saviour.…

Piece XXII. But as, in accordance with the train of our discussion…

Piece XXIII. Above all, moreover, he will love the nation of the Jews.…

Piece XXIV. And all this he will do corruptly and deceitfully…

Piece XXV. And at first, indeed, that deceitful and lawless one…

Piece XXVI. For he will appoint princes over them from among the demons.…

Piece XXVII. Then, after all these things, the heavens will not give their dew…

Piece XXVIII. Then that abominable one will send his commands throughout every government by the hand at…

Piece XXIX. Of such kind, in the time of that hater of all good…

Piece XXX. Blessed shall they be who overcome the tyrant then.…

Piece XXXI. But let us revert to the matter in hand.…

Piece XXXII. But many who are hearers of the divine Scriptures…

Piece XXXIII. You see in what manner of fasting and prayer the saints will exercise themselves at…

Piece XXXIV. And the churches, too, will wail with a mighty lamentation…

Piece XXXV. Notwithstanding, not even then will the merciful and benignant God leave the race of men…

Piece XXXVI. As these things, therefore, of which we have spoken before are in the future…

Piece XXXVII. For at that time the trumpet shall sound, and awake those that sleep from the…

Piece XXXVIII. Then shall the holy angels run on their commission to gather together all the nations…

Piece XXXIX. And why should we add many words concerning those who are sisted before the bar?…

Piece XL. Then shall the son of perdition be brought forward…

Piece XLI. Then He shall gather together all nations, as the holy Gospel so strikingly declares.…

Piece XLII. Come, ye saints, who disciplined yourselves in mountains and caves and dens of the earth…

Piece XLIII. Then shall the righteous answer, astonished at the mighty and wondrous fact that He…

Piece XLIV. Then shall the King of kings make answer again…

Piece XLV. Ye have heard of the ceaseless joy, ye have heard of the immoveable kingdom…

Piece XLVI. For I was an hungered, and ye gave me no meat…

Piece XLVII. At last the assembly is dissolved, the spectacle of this life ceaseth…

Piece XLVIII. Then shall they also make answer to the dread Judge…

Piece XLIX. "Be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee the crown of life.…

Hippolytus on the Twelve Apostles:

The same Hippolytus on the Seventy Apostles.

Heads of the Canons of Abulide or Hippolytus,

Canons of the Church of Alexandria.

Elucidations.




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