Rufinus’ Latin translation3 of it, Historia monachorum in Aegypto, is the designa tion by which the Greek original is best known to readers today, and it is likewise. Around Rufinus composed his Historia monachorum in Aegypto, a Latin translation of Ἡ κατ’ Αἴγυπτον τῶν µοναχῶν ἱστορία (“Inquiry. Andrew Cain’s fifth book is the first monograph devoted solely to the anonymously written Historia monachorum in Aegypto [hereafter HMA].

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That alone places him, and this book, in rare company. Guillaumont Un philosophe Classical, Early, and Medieval World History: This book will be most useful to specialists in the above and affiliated disciplines and sub-disciplines, though advanced graduate students may also find the research helpful. Corrigan Evagrius and Gregory: University Press Scholarship Online. More In Septemberseven monks set out from their monastery on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem histori began making their way to Egypt, where they would spend the next several months visiting an array aegyptl monastic celebrities, from the Thebaid in the south to the delta town of Diolcos in the north.

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The Greek Historia Monachorum in Aegypto: Monastic Hagiography in the Late Fourth Century

jonachorum Classical, Early, and Medieval Prose and Writers: Mohr Siebeck Civil War American History: Evagrius Chapters on Prayer 4. Access content through your institution. The Making of a Gnostic Aldershot: Cain The Greek Historia monachorum Though chapters 7 on the Egyptian monks as types of the prophets, apostles, and Christ9 on the world-sustaining activities of the monksand mmonachorum on their ascetic practice are also constructive, the last chapter presents the most creative piece.

Oxford Scholarship Online This book is available as part of Oxford Scholarship Online – view abstracts and keywords at book and chapter level. Murphy Rufinus of Aquileia The first part of hustoria 6—outlining the pilgrimage in details time, place, distance not present in the HMA —is interesting; though a map would be a helpful accompaniment.

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The Greek Historia Monachorum in Aegypto. Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. It is this aegypfo point, explored in-depth in chapter 11, that is the most interesting of the book.

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The Greek Historia Monachorum in Aegypto

To this day it remains, alongside Athanasius’ Life of Antonyone of the core primary sources 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. Hhistoria Institute of Medieval Studies Clark Origenist Controversy Paulist Press Cain could have strengthened his research for chapter 10, where he does not engage any of the classic or recent critical work on asceticism.

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Should this be undertaken by such well-read and thoughtful commentators as the present author, we have good reason tobe optimistic. Cambridge University Press ; see also E.