Latin Title: De sacerdotio libri 1-6
Reference: CPG 4316
PG 48, 623-692
Savile 6, 1-55
Incipit: Ἐμοι πολλοὶ μὲν ἐγένοντο φίλοι
Date: 390-391 (Kelly)
381-386 (Sozomen 6.3)
388-390 (Nairn, Malingrey)
before 381 (Neville)
Greek Texts: A-M. Malingrey, Jean Chrysostome. Sur le sacerdoce (Dialogue et Homélie) (SC 272), Paris: Les Éditions du CERF, 1980.

J.A. Nairn, De sacerdotio of St. John Chrysostom, Cambridge, 1906.

Other Ancient Versions: Excerpts in Latin, Syriac, Georgian, and Arabic (see CPG Vol 2 p. 495)
English Translations: W.A. Jurgens, The priesthood. A translation of the Perihierosynes of St. John Chrysostom, New York: Macmillan, 1955.

G. Neville, Saint John Chrysostom: Six Books on the Priesthood, St. Vladimir’s Seminary Press, Crestwood, NY 1984.

W.R.W. Stephens, “On the Priesthood” in NPNF1, vol. 9 (New York 1889), p. 33-83.

A revised translation by Kevin Knight is available online here.

Other Modern Translations: French (A-M. Malingrey); Italian, Romanian, Spanish, Dutch, and German (see Centre for Early Christian Studies)

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