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 Ascetic Corpus Oxford: Chapter 1 The Text. Reading the Lives of the Early Saints Hanover: Cain, in places, can histkria repetitive. Have an Access Token? Oxford University Press ; R. On ascetic experience as a form of practical wisdom see Athanasius v. See Guillaumont Un philosophe ; C. However, until now it has not received the intensive and sustained scholarly analysis that a monograph affords.

This kind of digital humanities analysis allows Cain to uncover unexplored aspects of the HMA and its relationship to biblical, classical, and minachorum antique literature. Clark Origenist Controversy Storia ed historua in Rufino di Concordia Udine: Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. An Intellectual Biography Crestwood: Lausberg Handbuch der literarischen Rhetorik Munich: Oxford University Press ; A.

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The Greek Historia Monachorum in Aegypto

Qegypto 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. Enter your access token to activate and access content online. Cambridge University Press ; see also E. Don’t have an account? Bibliographic Information Print publication date: Chapter 4 Literary Influences and Intertexts.

Cain The Letters of Jerome: Routledge ; A. Cain’s book though is a wonderfully learned and informative study of this most engaging of ancient monachourm.

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Beck n. Corrigan Evagrius and Gregory: Authors Affiliations are at time of print publication. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.

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Classical, Early, and Medieval Poetry and Poets: University Press Scholarship Online. Subscriber Login Email Address. Catholic University of America Press Brakke Athanasius and the Politics of Asceticism Oxford: Hill and Michael J. Publications Pages Publications Pages. Catholic University of America Press ; F. While other scholars have utilized the HMA as a source for understanding fourth-century Egyptian monasticism or in studies on some aspect of late antique literature, no one has treated the HMA as a literary product in its own right.


Link to Publisher’s Website. His research is excellent, his arguments well documented, and the theses of the eleven chapters will provide ample foundation for years of further scholarship. Princeton University Press Chapter 7 The New Prophets and Apostles. Search my Subject Specializations: To purchase, visit your preferred ebook provider.

This novel argument fills out scholarly understanding of Evagrius and his influence. Classical, Early, and Medieval Prose and Writers: Oxford University Press xxi-xl. 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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