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More sayings of the Desert Fathers : an English translation and notes

Author: John WortleySamuel RubensonRobert A KitchenRobert W ThomsonTim VivianAll authors
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Most of the Tales and Sayings of the Desert Fathers (Apophthegms) have survived in Greek and most of them are now available in English, almost 2500 in number. A further six hundred items in six languages have been available in French for some time, but often in second- and even third-hand translations. These have now been newly translated directly from the original languages by scholars skilled in those languages  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Early works
Quotations
Quotations, maxims, etc
Early works to 1800
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Wortley; Samuel Rubenson; Robert A Kitchen; Robert W Thomson; Tim Vivian; Witold Witakowski
ISBN: 9781108471084 1108471080
OCLC Number: 1051776013
Description: xix, 196 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Sayings preserved in Greek / John Wortley --
Sayings preserved in Latin / John Wortley --
Sayings preserved in Syriac / Robert Kitchen --
Sayings preserved in Armenian / Robert W. Thomson --
Sayings preserved in Coptic / Tim Vivian --
Sayings preserved in Ethiopic (Ge'ez) / Witold Witakowski.
Other Titles: Apophthegmata Patrum.
Responsibility: edited by John Wortley, University of Manitoba, Canada ; with preface by Samuel Rubenson, Lunds Universitet, Sweden.

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The spirituality and mysticism of the earliest Christian monks is best revealed in the Tales and Sayings of the Desert Fathers (Apophthegms). This book presents over six hundred such items, newly  Read more...

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