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Evagrius of Pontus : the Greek ascetic corpus

Author: Evagrius, Ponticus; Robert E Sinkewicz
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Series: Oxford early Christian studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Evagrius of Pontus (c.345-399) was one of the most prominent and influential figures among the monks of the desert settlements in Lower Egypt. This is a complete English translation of his writings.

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Genre/Form: Early works
Translations into English
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Early works to 1800
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Evagrius, Ponticus; Robert E Sinkewicz
ISBN: 0199259933 9780199259939 0199297088 9780199297085
OCLC Number: 53231399
Description: xl, 369 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: The foundations of the monastic life: a presentation of the practice of stillness --
To Eulogios. On the confession of thoughts and counsel in their regard --
[To Eulogios.] On the vices opposed to the virtues --
On the eight thoughts --
The monk: a treatise on the practical life --
To monks in monasteries and communities and exhortation to a virgin --
On thoughts --
Chapters on prayer --
Reflections --
Exhortations 1-2 to monks --
Thirty-three ordered chapters --
Maxims 1-3 --
Commentary.
Series Title: Oxford early Christian studies.
Other Titles: Works.
Greek ascetic corpus
Responsibility: translation, introduction, and commentary by Robert E. Sinkewicz.
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Robert Sinkewicz here offers a valuable aid to this renewed attention to one of the most important spiritual and ascetic Eastern writers ... This work is sure to become a familiar and well-used Read more...

 
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