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Guest Post: Anthony Alcock – Apophthegmata Patrum (Part 4)

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The Garshuni Manuscript Oxford, Marsh. 465, fol. 255: An Unknown Text of Stephen of Thebes?

While browsing through Payne Smith’s catalogue of the Syriac manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, I came upon an interesting reference to an ascetic text attributed to Stephen of Thebes,[1] which seems to be unknown. The short text features in … Continue reading

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Pachomian Bibliography 5: Boon – Pachomiana Latina

This book contains Jerome’s Latin translation of several works of Pachomius and his disciples: 1) the Rules of Pachomius; 2) the Epistles of Pachomius; 3) an Epistle of Theodorus of Tabennesi; 4) the Testament of Orsiesius; 5) the Monita S. … Continue reading

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P. Ladeuze, Etude sur le cénobitisme pakhomien

I have just seen that the downloadable version of Paulin Ladeuze‘s book concerning the Pachomians has vanished from archive.org. For this reason I found it useful to scan the volume and put it up here. P. Ladeuze, Etude sur le … Continue reading

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P. Van Cauwenbergh – Etude sur les moines d’Egypte

I just started to scan some books which seem to be out of copyright but are not available yet in electronic format. Today’s book: P. van Cauwenbergh, Etude sur les moines d’Egypte depuis le Concile de Chalcédoine (451) jusqu’à l’invasion … Continue reading

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J.-C. Guy, Recherches sur la tradition grecque des Apophthegmata Patrum

J.-C. Guy, Recherches sur la tradition grecque des Apophthegmata Patrum (Subsidia hagiographica, 36; Bruxelles: Société des Bollandistes, 1962). The book (66.5 MB) is available here. Vienna, Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, MS K321b verso. Parchment leaf with the text of the Apophthegmata Patrum … Continue reading

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The Identification of Deir el-Bachit Monastery (Western Thebes)

The German archaeological mission in Egypt announces here the identification of Deir el-Bachit monastic site. The name of this place appears on some Theban ostraka as “the monastery of Apa Paul, on the mountain of Djeme.”

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