Nicene and Ante-Nicene Fathers, Ser. II, Vol. VIII:Early Church Fathers Index Previous Next
The Letters.: To Olympius.
Letter XIII. 1890
As all the fruits of the season come to us in their proper time, flowers in spring, corn in summer, and apples 1891 in autumn, so the fruit for winter is talk.
Placed with the preceding.124:1891
μῆλον. But, like the Latin malum, this word served for more than we mean by “apple.” So the malum Cydonium was quince, the malum Persicum, peach, etc.
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