Series of English Translations
There are a number of series of translations of the Fathers. As the first of the Latin fathers, the following series contain at least one volume of Tertullian. For the latest translation of any work of Tertullian, see the entry for the individual work. The following series are of interest.
- Oxford Early Christian Texts
For the latest translations and most extensive critical notes, this series should be consulted, where available. These contain detailed introductions, providing information on the major critical problems of date, authorship, manuscripts, content, editions and translations. The Latin is on the left-hand page - the English on the right. Extensive footnotes are provided. Oxford University Press.
- Ancient Christian Writers (ACW)
Clear and detailed introductions, extensive notes, fresh translations. Published by Paulist Press (New York and Mahwah), in more than 50 volumes. These can be ordered from Amazon.
- Fathers of the Church
Close to 100 volumes, published by the Catholic University of America. Brief notes, but little discussion of modern problems. Good, fresh translations.
- Loeb Classical Library
Also with a WWW site. Includes a volume of Tertullian, containing the Apologeticum and De Spectaculis, translated by T.R.Glover with a version of Oehler's text. (The same volume contains the Octavius of Minucius Felix.). Brief notes, but readilly available.
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