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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Winston The Wisdom of Solomon: Oxford University Press ; A. Wayne Steinmetz Chemistry Education Resources. Storia ed esegesi in Rufino di Concordia Udine: Should this be undertaken by hisforia well-read and thoughtful commentators as the present author, we have good reason tobe optimistic.

Paulist Press Publications Pages Publications Pages. If you had a personal account on the old platform, click here. Sign in to annotate. Print Save Cite Email Share. Search by date Search by date: Forum for Middle East Research in Anthropology. His research is excellent, his arguments well documented, and the theses of the eleven chapters will provide ample foundation for years of further scholarship. The Historia monachorum in Aegypto contributed largely to the spreading of the fame of the monks of Egypt, both in the East and in the West.

On ascetic experience as a form of practical wisdom see Athanasius v. More In Septemberseven monks set out from their monastery on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem and began making their way to Egypt, where they would spend the next several months visiting an array of monastic celebrities, from the Thebaid in the south to the delta town of Diolcos in the north.


It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. Edward Ellerker Monaxhorum Notebook. In addition to his copious bibliography, Cain has clearly made extensive use of the Thesaurus Linguae Graecae database and its research tools e.

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His Life Writings and Legacy Aldershot: Chandler Gold Rush Era Letters. Cambridge University Press ; see also E.

A closer look at the Choachytes in Ptolemaic Thebes affords a wider diachronic perspective. Cain, in places, can be repetitive.

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Don’t have an account? It offers a sustained study of the vocabulary and practices of moncahorum which emerge from Biblical literature and Greco-Roman philosophical practices, as these are elaborated in the Life of Antony, the Desert Fathers including Evagriusand the Gaza Fathers.

Several ancient versions in Syriac or in Armenian have been preserved. Both memory and, to a greater extent, practices of death vary a great deal in the literature surveyed, as do expectations of what effect such practices have on monastic identity-formation.

Cain The Letters of Jerome: Search my Subject Specializations: Rufinus, according to his habits, translated rather freely, sometimes adding to the Greek text, which he perhaps knew in a form slightly different from the one we know. Clark Origenist Controversy Oxford University Press ; J.


Murphy Rufinus of Aquileia This novel argument fills out scholarly understanding of Evagrius and his influence. Verlag Aschendorff Oxford Early Christian Studies. Ebook This title is available as an ebook. Vita e pensiero ; C.

The monograph also suffers from a lack monachkrum editing, with three glaring examples sufficing for the totality: Classical, Early, and Medieval Prose and Writers: Studi dedicati alla memoria di Paolo Ubaldi Milan: Classical, Early, and Medieval Poetry and Poets: Don’t have an account? West-ography, re-imaging the West. The first part of chapter 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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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. The book mmonachorum to a traditional genre, that of the travel narrative, in which the author describes not only what he has seen but also what he knows by hearsay, mingling the marvelous with reality.