Stromata (Στρώματα, miscellanies) is the most important work of Clement (q.v.) of Alexandria, of which the full title is Gnostic Dissertations concerning the True Philosophy. This work is designed to show, in opposition to the Gnostics, that Christians had their secret and deep mysteries, and were, in fact, the only people who deserve the name of Gnostics, as being alone truly learned on these subjects. For a full analysis of the work, see Riddle, Christ. Antiq. p. 97-107.