Author:Frederick Cornwallis Conybeare

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Frederick Cornwallis Conybeare
British orientalist, Fellow of University College, Oxford, and Professor of Theology at the University of Oxford
This author wrote articles for the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica.
Articles attributed to this author are designated in EB1911 by the initials "F. C. C."
Frederick Cornwallis Conybeare


  • A Collation with the ancient Armenian versions of the Greek text of Aristotle's Categories, De Interpretatione, De Mundo, De Virtutibus et Vitiis and of Porphyry's Introduction (1892)
  • The Demonology of the New Testament (1896)
  • The Testament of Solomon (1898) (transcription project)
  • The Dreyfus case (1898) (external scan)
  • Roman Catholicism as a factor in European politics (1901)
  • Myth, magic, and morals: a study of Christian origins (1909)
  • History of New Testament criticism (1910)
  • The story of Ahikar from the Aramaic, Syriac, Arabic, Armenian, Ethiopic, Old Turkish, Greek and Slavonic versions (1913), co-authored with James Rendel Harris and Agnes Smith Lewis
  • The Ring of Pope Xystus, Together with the Prologue of Rufinus (1910)
  • A Catalogue of the Armenian Manuscripts in the British Museum (1913)
  • The Historical Christ; or, An investigation of the views of Mr. J. M. Robertson, Dr. A. Drews, and Prof. W. B. Smith (1914)
  • Russian Dissenters (1921)
  • The Armenian Church: Heritage and Identity edited by Nerses Vrej Nersessian

As editor[edit]

  • Outlines of a Philosophy of Religion (1892), by Hermann Lotze
  • The apology and acts of Apollonius and other monuments of early Christianity (1894)
  • About the contemplative life; or the Fourth Book of the Treatise concerning Virtues (1894), by Philo
  • The Dialogues of Athanasius and Zacchaeus and of Timothy and Aquila (1898)
  • Rituale Armenorum Being the Administration of the Sacraments & the Breviary Rites of the Armenian Church Together with the Greek Rites of Baptism & Epiphany edited from the oldest manuscripts (1905), co-authored with Arthur John Maclean
  • Selections from the Septuagint According to the Text of Swete (1905) co-authored with St. George Stock
  • The Armenian Version of Revelation: And Cyril of Alexandria's Scholia on the Incarnation and the Epistle on Easter (1907)


  • The Key of Truth, a manual of the Paulician church of Armenia (1898)
  • The life of Apollonius of Tyana, the Epistles of Apollonius and the Treatise of Eusebius (1912), in 2 vols., by Philostratus and Eusebius

Contributions to EB1911[edit]

Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1928.

The longest-living author of these works died in 1924, so these works are in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 98 years or less. These works may be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.