slaves and children, equality of,283 validity of schismatic baptisms, re-eruption of controversy over, 483 Augustus Caesar patronage ofJewish communities, 66 Philo's admiration for, 525 providence seen in contemporaneity of
Jesus with, 529, 533 reign of, 69-70
Roman building programme of,82 Aurelian, emperor, ousting of Paul of
Samosata with aid of, 363, 468 Aurelius Manos, 310 Aurelius Victor, 539 auspicium, 79 Authoritative teaching, 338 authority apostolic (See apostolic authority) councils and synods, 477 episcopal (See episkopoi, authority of) Gnosticism's basis for, 250, 253, 268 Origen's concept of,259 Roman insistence on, 404-6, 411-12, 460 Roman primacy, Cyprian's assertion of Petrine authority not related to, 478 tradition of Church, Irenaeus' concept of, 268-70
Valentinian basis for, 253, 254, 255, 256,
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