Ante-Nicene Fathers/Volume VI/Methodius/Banquet of the Ten Virgins

The Banquet of the Ten Virgins;[1]


Concerning Chastity.




  1. [The idea, and some of the ideas borrowed from the Symposium of Plato, but designed to furnish a contrast as strong as possible between the swinish sensuality of false “philosophy” in its best estate, and the heavenly chastity of those whom the Gospel renders “pure in heart,” and whose life on earth is controlled by the promise, “they shall see God.”]