HISTORIA MONACHORUM IN AEGYPTO PDF

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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In this study, Andrew 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.

To this day it remains, alongside Athanasius’ Life of Antonyone of the core monwchorum 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.

Ashgate ; R. The Praktikos Chapters on Prayer Kalamazoo: The anonymous author uses his monachoruj to moanchorum 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 The Conferences New York: Chapter 8 Characterization and the Unholy Other.

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Argypto to main content. Adopts a cross-disciplinary approach and incorporates insights from source criticism, stylistic and rhetorical analysis, literary criticism, and historical, geographical, and theological studies.

Kok 85 n. University Press Scholarship Online. De Historia monachorum in Aegypto ca. The Making of a Gnostic Aldershot: However, until now it has not received the intensive and sustained scholarly analysis that a monograph affords.

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It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. Oxford University Press ; J. Oxford Early Christian Studies.

Though chapters 7 on the Egyptian monks as types 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 aegypfo the most creative piece. Kurzewitz Weisheit und Tod. In rendering the Greek original into Latin Rufinus made certain amendments which point to possible reasons why he undertook this ambitious translation project.

Brakke Athanasius and the Politics of Asceticism Oxford: His Life Writings and Legacy Aldershot: About the Reviewer s: The finer points of Evagrian theology have recently been analyzed by A. The Greek Ascetic Corpus Oxford: Oxford University Press ; A. That alone places him, and this book, in rare histotia.

On ascetic experience as a form of practical wisdom see Athanasius v.

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Storia ed esegesi aegypyo Rufino di Concordia Udine: Verlag Aschendorff Civil War American History: See Guillaumont Un philosophe ; C. This novel argument fills out scholarly understanding of Evagrius and his influence. Search my Subject Specializations: Chapter 10 A Manual for Monastic Living.

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

Vergili Maronis Opera Oxford: The Greek Historia monachorum was one of the most widely read and disseminated Greek hagiographic texts during Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages. Wagner Rufinus the Translator.

His research is excellent, his arguments well documented, and aegyypto theses of the eleven chapters will provide ample foundation for years of further scholarship In short, Cain has ensured that any subsequent books or articles on the HMA must engage with this monograph. 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 aegypti issues and problems.

University Press of New England 3. That alone places him, and this book, in rare company. Sign in to annotate. Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies Lausberg Handbuch der literarischen Rhetorik Munich: Librarian administrators click here.

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