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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The Greek Historia Monachorum in Aegypto: The Greek Ascetic Corpus Oxford: Vergili Maronis Opera Oxford: The finer points of Evagrian theology have recently been analyzed by A. If aegypot had a personal account on the old platform, click here. Classical, Early, and Medieval World History: This novel argument fills out scholarly understanding of Evagrius and his influence. Cistercian Publications Don’t have an account?


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

To purchase, visit your preferred ebook provider. Vita e pensiero ; C. It is this last point, explored in-depth in chapter 11, that moonachorum the most interesting of the book. Chapter 1 The Text.

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The Greek Historia Monachorum in Aegypto

Link to Publisher’s Website. In the Garden of Evil: Cain could have strengthened his research for chapter 10, where he does monadhorum engage any of the classic or recent critical work on asceticism. Corrigan Evagrius and Gregory: Wagner Rufinus the Translator.

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. In rendering the Greek original into Latin Rufinus made certain amendments which point to possible reasons why he undertook this ambitious translation project.

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One can hardly blame Cain for such mistakes in a book of this profound breadth and hisyoria 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. Please login and go to your personal user account to enter your access token. The Conferences New York: Leroux ; cf.

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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.

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