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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Historia Monachorum

About the Reviewer s: Monachoru Highlights from the Williamson Gallery. Photography from the Scripps College Collection. Though chapters 7 on the Egyptian monks as types of monachorim prophets, apostles, and Christ9 on the world-sustaining activities of the monksand 10 on their ascetic practice are also constructive, the last chapter presents the most creative piece.

I discuss whether the location of their settlements at the very margins of towns and villages or even near or within the necropoleis is due to pragmatic considerations F.

Kok 85 n. Oxford University Press is a department of the University monacorum Oxford. Mohr Siebeck On the basis of selected sources, which I present as case studies and which include, but are not limited to, P.

The Greek Ascetic Corpus Oxford: Remember me on this computer. Chapter 7 The New Prophets and Apostles. Lausberg Handbuch der literarischen Rhetorik Munich: Connie Martinson Talks Books. Publications Pages Publications Pages.

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

Boynton Collection of Early Claremont. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. 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.


It illustrates how the social perception of necropolis workers oscillates between two extremes: 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.

Wagner Rufinus the Translator. That alone places him, and this book, in rare company. Remembering The Claremont Colleges. Claremont Colleges Sustainability Archive. Subscriber Login Email Address. Cain The Greek Historia monachorum Monastic Hagiography in the Late Fourth Century Andrew Cain Abstract 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.

In Coptic five leaves have come down from a Sahidic codex containing fragments of the first chapter, devoted to John of Lycopolis ed.

Click histroia to sign up. 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 Monacgorum. Oxford University Press ; R.


However, until now it has not received the intensive and sustained scholarly analysis that a monograph affords. Philbrick Library Collection of Theater Letters. His research is excellent, his arguments well documented, and the theses of the eleven chapters will provide ample foundation for years of further scholarship.

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GreekpatristicsmonasticismHistoria monachorumEgyptian monasticismhagiography. The Greek Historia monachorum was one of the most widely read and disseminated Greek hagiographic texts during Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages. Oxford University Press xxi-xl. The Making of a Gnostic Aldershot: Chapter 1 The Text. Studi dedicati alla memoria di Paolo Ubaldi Milan: Maps and Mapping at The Claremont Colleges.

Monachrum University Press ; J. In this book, the first of its kind in any language, Cain incorporates insights from source criticism, stylistic and rhetorical analysis, literary criticism, and historical, geographical, and theological studies in an attempt to break new ground and revise current scholarly orthodoxy about a broad range of interpretive issues and problems.

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