Irenaeus (Asia Minor, 140 - 202), Tertullian (Rome, 160 - 220),
Cyprian (Carthage, 200 - 258) are just a few of the
attest to the objective reality of the words of
In the Church in Alexandria, Athanasius (293 - 373) and
Cyril (376 - 444) equally attest to the literal meaning
words of Christ at the Last Supper.
In the Church in Palestine, Cyril (Jerusalem, 315 - 387) and
Epiphanius (Salamis, 367 - 403) also affirm in their teaching
the same reality.