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Originally appearing in Volume V07, Page 312 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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LESS ELABORATE TEXTS: Canones apostolorum et conciliorum saeculorum, iv.-vii., rec. H. T. Bruns (Berlin, 1839, 2 vols.) (still useful); J. Fulton, Index Canonum (3rd ed., New York, 1892) (3rd and 4th centuries) ; W. Bright, Notes on the Canons of the First Four General Councils (2nd ed., Oxford, 1892) ; Die Kanones der wichtigsten altkirchlichen Conzilien nebst den- apostolischen Kanones, ed. F. Lauchert (Freiburg i. B., 1896) ; Enchiridion symbolorum et definitionum, quae de rebus fidei et morum a conciliis oecumenicis et summis pontificibus emanarunt, ed. H. Denzinger (7th ed., Wurzburg, 1895) ; Bibliothek der Symbole and Glaubensregeln der alten Kirche, ed. by A. Hahn (3rd edition, revised and enlarged, Breslau, 1897), with variant readings; C.Mirbt, Quellen zur Geschichte des Papsttums and des romischen Katholizismus (2nd much enlarged ed., Tubingen, 1901); E. F. Karl Muller, Die Bekenntnisschriften der reformierten Kirche (Leipzig, 1903) (for all countries). These last five are elaborately indexed. TRANSLATIONS: John Johnson, A Collection of the Laws and Canons of the Church of England [601–1519], 2 parts (London, 1720; reprinted Oxford, 185o f., in the Library of Anglo-Catholic Theology) ; P. Schaff, The Creeds of Christendom (New York, 1877, 3 vols.) (texts and translations parallel) ; Canons and Creeds of the First Four Councils, ed. by E. K. Mitchell, in Translations and Reprints from the Original Sources of European History, published by the Department of History of the University of Pennsylvania, vol. iv. 2 (1897); H. R. Percival, The Ecumenical Councils (New York, 1900) (Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers, second series, vol. xiv. ; translates canons and compiles notes; bibliography in Introduction).
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