This fasting consisted, at first, in abstinence from food until three oa#39;clock in the afternoon. A custom was afterwards introduced, probably by the Montanists, affecting the kind of food to be taken, which was limited to bread, salt, and water. As 2.
|Title||:||A Manual of Christian Antiquities ... To which is prefixed an analysis of the writings of the Ante-Nicene Fathers. Compiled from the works of Augusti and other sources|
|Author||:||Joseph Esmond Riddle|