Latin Title: Ad Theodorum lapsum libri 1-2
Reference: CPG 4305
PG 47, 277-308; 309-316
Savile 6, 55-84
Incipit: Τίς δώσει τῇ κεφαλῇ μου ὕδωρ
Date: 368-372 (Kelly)
Greek Text: J. Dumortier, Jean Chrysostome. A Théodore(SC 117), Paris: Les Éditions du CERF, 1966.
Other Ancient Versions: Syriac, Armenian, Georgian, and Arabic (see CPG Vol. 2 p. 492)
English Translation: W.R.W. Stephens, “An Exhortation to Theodore after his Fall”, in NPNF1, vol. 9 (New York, 1889), pp. 87-116. A revised translation by Kevin Knight is available online here.
Other Modern Translations: French (Dumortier); Romanian, Spanish, and Italian (see Centre for Early Christian Studies)
Notes: The 2nd letter never includes an indication that it was written to a man named Theodore. Kelly believes Chrysostom wrote it to a different person about 17 years later.

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