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The Coptic life of Aaron : critical edition, translation and commentary

Author: Jacques van der Vliet; Jitse H F Dijkstra
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2020]
Series: Vigiliae christianae, supplements, vol. 155
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Life of Aaron is one of the most interesting and sophisticated hagiographical works surviving in Coptic. The work contains descriptions of the lives of ascetic monks, in particular Apa Aaron, on the southern Egyptian frontier in the fourth and early fifth centuries, and was probably written in the sixth century. Even though the first edition of this work was already published by E.A. Wallis Budge in 1915, a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Texts
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacques van der Vliet; Jitse H F Dijkstra
ISBN: 9789004413009 9004413006
OCLC Number: 1238000068
Accession No: (DK-800010)99123538936505763
Description: xvi, 327 s. ; 25 cm
Series Title: Vigiliae christianae, supplements, vol. 155
Other Titles: The Coptic life of Aaron
Responsibility: by Jitse H.F. Dijkstra, Jacques van der Vliet

Abstract:

The Life of Aaron is one of the most interesting and sophisticated hagiographical works surviving in Coptic. The work contains descriptions of the lives of ascetic monks, in particular Apa Aaron, on the southern Egyptian frontier in the fourth and early fifth centuries, and was probably written in the sixth century. Even though the first edition of this work was already published by E.A. Wallis Budge in 1915, a critical edition remained outstanding. In this book Jitse H.F. Dijkstra and Jacques van der Vliet present not only a critical text, for the most part based on the only completely preserved, tenth-century manuscript, but also a new translation and an exhaustive commentary addressing philological, literary and historical aspects of the text"

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