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Minucius Felix, Marcus

Marcus Minucius Felix (mär´kəs mĬnyōōsh´əs fē´lĬks), fl. 2d cent., Christian apologist, author of a dialogue, Octavius, one of the earliest Latin apologies. In it a pagan and a Christian discuss the merits of Christian life.

See J. H. Freese, The Octavius of Minucius Felix (1919).

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Minucius Felix

Minucius Felix. Christian apologist of the 3rd (or perhaps 2nd) cent. He is known as the author of the Octavius, a Latin treatise refuting the common pagan charges against Christianity, arguing for monotheism and providence, and attacking mythology.

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