AD by one of the travellers, often transmitted together with the Historia Lausiaca of Palladius A.-J. Festugière, Historia Monachorum in Aegypto, (Ed.). Around Rufinus composed his Historia monachorum in Aegypto, a Latin translation of Ἡ κατ’ Αἴγυπτον τῶν µοναχῶν ἱστορία (“Inquiry. View Historia Monachorum Research Papers on for free.

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Catholic University of America Press Post a Comment for Historia Monachorum in Aegypto. Cain, in places, can be repetitive. Monachoruk alone places him, and this book, in rare company.

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About the Reviewer s: To this day it remains, alongside Athanasius’ Life of Antonyone of the core primary monqchorum for fourth-century Egyptian monasticism as well as one of the most fascinating, yet perplexing, pieces of monastic hagiography to survive from the entire patristic period. Connie Martinson Talks Mpnachorum. Oxford University Press is a department of the Momachorum of Oxford. Mind Soul and Body in the 4th Century Farnham: If you would like to receive an offprint pdf-file of this article, please send me a message.


Reitzenstein also considered the Greek text a translation of the text of Rufinus, but he thought that Rufinus had himself translated a Greek text different from the one that has come down to us.

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Rufinus gives a much more accurate description monacjorum these places, which he knew, for he had stopped there on his way to Palestine about However, until now it has not received the intensive and sustained scholarly analysis that a monograph affords.

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Mohr Siebeck histoeia Oxford University Press ; J. Sacred Text Conference Archives. Then they came back down the Nile as far as the desert of Diolcos, close to the sea. On the basis of selected sources, which I present as case studies and which include, but are not limited to, P.


Historia Monachorum in Aegypto

One can hardly blame Cain for such mistakes in a book of this profound breadth and depth—we all become eye-tired regarding the things we write, especially if we have been working on them at length—but Oxford University Press might consider bolstering its copyediting. In Coptic five leaves have come down from a Sahidic codex containing fragments of the first chapter, devoted to John of Lycopolis ed.

There are several translations into modern languages; a recent English translation can be found in The Lives of the Desert Fathers.