The '''Ante-Nicene Fathers''' are a collection of extant writings of the Church Fathers, from the Apostolic fathers up to the date of the first General Council that was held at
Nice in 325AD. The only exception to this rule, are the writings of Origen.
== List of Ante-Nicene Fathers ==
*[[Clement of Rome]],
*Theophilus, *Athenagoras, *Clement of Alexandria.
'''The Third Century Fathers'''
*[[Gregory the Wonderworker]];
*Dinoysius the Great;