Patrology / Study of Patristic Writing
Early Church Fathers - Writings
Writing of of the Ante-Nicene Fathers to A.D. 325 and Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers. Fathers include: Ambrose, Aphrahat, Athanasius, Basil, Eusebius, Gregory Nazianzen, Gregory of Nyssa, Gregory the Great II, Hilary of Poitiers, Jerome, John Cassian, John of Damascus, Leo the Great, Rufinus, Socrates, Sozomenus, St. Chrysostom, and Sulpitius Severus.
Bibliography of Latin patrology. Includes material on St. Augustine, St. Gregory, Tertullian, Cyprian, Fulgentius of Ruspe, Melania the Elder, St. Ambrose, Caesarius of Arles, of Isidore of Seville, Cassiodorus, Hilary of Poitiers, Sulpicius Severus, Priscillianus, and Boethius.
Catholic Encyclopedia distinguishes between patrology and the study of patristic writing.
Patrology, the Lives and Works of the Fathers of the Church
By Otto Bardenhewer, an excerpt on the life, literary works, apologetic, practico-ascetical, and lost writings, and the dogmatico-polemical works of Tertullian.