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Didymus the Blind: Commentary on Psalm 24 (23 LXX): Introduction, Translation and Commentary

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This article offers a translation of and some comments on the commentary on Ps 24 (23 LXX) by Didymus the Blind. Didymus regards the Psalm as indicating the moral progress of the soul towards perfection. He interprets the second half of the Psalm as a reference to Christ’s dwelling on earth and his ascension. In his exegsis Didymus relies heavily on predecessors, like Clement of Alexandria and Origen.

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