Definitions for "Didache"
Greek, "the teaching" ( didache ton dodeka apostolon, the teaching of the twelve apostles) -- an anonymous Christine treatise of the early second century A.D. Didache, or Teaching of the Twelve Apostles, is a collection of early manuscripts dating back to A.D. 1056 (individually composed as early as the second century), compiled into one volume consisting of 16 chapters of basic Christian teachings, with references to the material of the Gospels. Discovered in a monastery in Constantinople and published by P. Bryennios in 1883, its primitive teachings resemble those in the Apostolic Constitutions.
(DID·ache). Known as the "The Teaching of the Lord by the Twelve Apostles to the Gentiles" this is a work discovered in Constantinople among remains of early Christian literature. It claims to reflect the style and method of Christian teaching in the age immediately succeeding that of the apostles.
Late first-century work that presents important ‘teaching’ on Baptism, fasting, prayer, prophets and the Eucharist