A177

Smith, Sir William. A Dictionary of Christian Biography, Literature, Sects, and Doctrines. Ed. by William Smith and Henry Wace. London, J. Murray, 1877-87. 4v. LC 12-3122.
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A companion to the author's Dictionary of Christian Antiquities (London, Murray, 1876-80 Find a copy). The emphasis is on the Fathers, but many other persons are listed, including some non-Christians who influenced the Church. Bibliographies — mostly Protestant works — are supplied. Covers up to the time of Charlemagne. Revised in 1911 by Wace and Piercy (A178).

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