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Monastic education in late antiquity : the transformation of classical paideia

Author: Lillian Larsen; Samuel Rubenson
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In the process of the Christianization of the Roman Empire and the transformation of Graeco-Roman classical culture into established Christian tradition, this volume considers the rise of monasticism as one of the most significant developments. As institutionalized monasticism emerged in the fourth century and manifested itself in a variety of forms over the next hundred years, the burgeoning movement increasingly  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lillian Larsen; Samuel Rubenson
ISBN: 9781107194953 1107194954
OCLC Number: 1045665053
Description: x, 399 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Early monasticism and the concept of a "school" / Samuel Rubenson --
Translating paideia: education in the Greek and Latin versions of the Life of Anthony / Peter Gemeinhardt --
Paideia, piety, and power: emperors and monks in Socrates' church history / Andreas Westergren --
The educational and cultural background of Egyptian monks / Roger Bagnall --
"Excavating the excavations" of early monastic education / Lillian I. Larsen --
Homer and Menandri Sententiae in upper Egyptian monastic settings / Anastasia Maravela --
The school of Didymus the Blind in the light of the Tura find / Blossom Stefaniw --
Affecting rhetoric: the adoption of Ethopoeia in Evagrius of Pontus' ascetic program / Ellen Muehlberger --
Classical education in sixth-century Coptic monasticism: the example of Rufus of Shotep / Mark Sheridan --
The virtue of being uneducated: attitudes towards classical paideia in early monasticism and ancient philosophy / Henrik Rydell Johnsén --
Plato between school and cell: biography and competition in the fifth-century philosophical field / Arthur Urbano --
Pythagorean traditions in early Christian asceticism / Daniele Pevarello --
Textual fluidity and authorial revision: the case of the Cassian and Palladius / Britt Dahlman --
Production, distribution, and ownership of books in the monasteries of Upper Egypt: the evidence of the Nag Hammadi colophons / Hugo Lundhaug and Lance Jenott --
Greek thought, Arabic culture: approaching Arabic recensions of the Apophthegmata Patrum / Jason Zaborowski.
Responsibility: edited by Lillian I. Larsen (University of Redlands, California), Samuel Rubenson (Lunds Universitet, Sweden).

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Based on a close rereading of material and textual remains, this volume challenges the interpretation of early Christian monasticism as a movement of anti-intellectual rustics. The various chapters  Read more...

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