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The anonymous sayings of the Desert Fathers : a select edition and complete English translation

Author: John Wortley
Publisher: Cambridge, England : Cambridge University Press, 2013. ©2013
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"Much of what is known of the earliest history of Christian monasticism is derived from the Tales and Sayings of the Desert Fathers (Apophthegmata Patrum) of which three major collections survive. Until now only the 'Alphabetic' and the 'Systematic' collections have been available in English translation; which the present volume, the 'Anonymous' collection becomes available, not only in English, but with the first  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Early works
Quotations
Quotations, maxims, etc
Early works to 1800
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
"Anonymous" sayings of the Desert Fathers.
New York : Cambridge University Press, ©2013
(DLC) 2012029085
(OCoLC)801219587
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Wortley
ISBN: 9781139031776 1139031775 9781107347380 1107347386 9781107344884 1107344883
OCLC Number: 849939835
Language Note: Translated from the Ancient Greek.
Notes: Text in Classical Greek with English translation.
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 651 pages)
Contents: Acknowledgements --
Note on the translation --
List of abbreviations --
Introduction --
Text and translation --
Select bibliography --
Index.
Other Titles: Apophthegmata Patrum.
Responsibility: edited and translated by John Wortley.

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'Wortley has served up not only a translation but, as he calls it, a 'select edition' of the Anonymous Collection of the Apophthegmata Patrum for Cambridge University Press. It is a collection long Read more...

 
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