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Pseudo-John

Pseudo-John is the name given to pseudepigraphical authors who wrote in the name of various early Christian church leaders named John to give their own works greater legitimacy.Works by Pseudo-Johns written in the name of John the Apostle / John the Evangelist include: The Apocalypse of Pseudo-John, a pseudo-prophetic text based on the Book of Daniel 10.1-12.13,45 concerning the end of time. Liber de Dormitione Mariae, an apocryphal narrative of the death of Mary Works by Pseudo-Johns written in the name of John Chrysostom include, for instance: Opus Imperfectum in Matthaeum, comments on the Gospel of Matthew ostensibly collected from secondary manuscripts. The Encomium of John the Baptist, an apocryphal hagiography of John the Baptist.