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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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Pachomian Bibliography 3

E. König, “Die Regeln des Pachomius,” Theologische Studien und Kritiken 51 (1878) 328‑332 P. Ladeuze, “Les diverses recensions de la vie de S. Pakhôme et leurs dépendances mutuelles,” Le Muséon (1897) 148‑171 P. Ladeuze, “Les diverses recensions de la vie … Continue reading

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