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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Chapter 7 The New Prophets and Apostles. Though chapters 7 on the Egyptian monks as histlria of the 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.

Cain The Letters of Jerome: About the Reviewer s: The Greek Historia Monachorum in Aegypto: Search my Subject Specializations: See Evagrius Chapters on Prayer Oxford University Press ; J. 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.


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Link to Publisher’s Website. This kind of digital humanities analysis allows Cain to uncover unexplored aspects of the HMA and its relationship to biblical, classical, and late antique literature. Please read our policy on commenting.

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

,onachorum Publications Pages Publications Pages. Oxford University Press ; A. In rendering the Greek original into Latin Rufinus made certain amendments which point to possible reasons why he undertook this ambitious translation project.

Ashgate ; R. Clark The Origenist Controversy: Don’t have an account? That alone places him, and this book, in rare company.

Evagrius Chapters on Prayer 4. To purchase, visit your preferred ebook provider. Winston The Wisdom of Solomon: The anonymous author uses his text to argue that God commanded this pilgrimage chapter 6 to visit the true prophets and new apostles of fourth-century Christianity chapters who maintain the universal order chapter 9 through their ascetic practice in the Evagrian tradition that serves as the best model for imitation chapters Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies The Greek Historia monachorum was one of the most widely read and disseminated Greek hagiographic texts during Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages.


Princeton University Press Oxford University 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.

The Greek Historia Monachorum in Aegypto

An Intellectual Biography Crestwood: Chapter 2 Provenance, Date, and Authorship. Guillaumont Un philosophe Classical, Early, and Medieval Poetry monachkrum Poets: Should this be undertaken by such well-read and thoughtful commentators as the present author, we have good reason tobe optimistic. On ascetic experience as a form of practical wisdom see Athanasius v.

Elliot Roads to Paradise: Oxford Early Christian Studies. Catholic University of America Press ; F. If you had a personal account on the old platform, click here. Studi dedicati alla memoria di Paolo Ubaldi Milan: Chapter 11 Piety and Propaganda.