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The Lausiac History of Palladius

The Lausiac History of Palladius
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Armitage Robinson
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  • Date Published: August 2014
  • availability: Available
  • format: Multiple copy pack
  • isbn: 9781108077071

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  • The church historian and Benedictine monk Cuthbert Butler (1858–1934) was known for his expertise on the monastic life and wrote several books on the subject, including Benedictine Monachism (1919) and Western Mysticism (1922). Previously he had produced this two-volume edition of Palladius of Galatia's Lausiac History. Written in the early fifth century, it records the lives of the Egyptian 'Desert Fathers' and is an important source for early monasticism. In these two volumes, published between 1898 and 1904, Butler first provides a detailed introduction to the various surviving versions of Palladius' work, together with a historical discussion of Palladius' theology and the history of early Egyptian monasticism. This is followed in the second volume by the edited Greek text, supported by detailed critical notes and appendices, including a chronology of Palladius' life and a list of possible sources for the work.

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    • Date Published: August 2014
    • format: Multiple copy pack
    • isbn: 9781108077071
    • length: 710 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 142 x 46 mm
    • weight: 0.9kg
    • contains: 1 map
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Volume 1:
    1. Introductory
    Part I. Textual Criticism:
    2. Redactions of the Historia Lausiaca
    3. The Historia Monachorum in Aegypto
    4. Relations between the three documents
    5. Comparison of the Greek texts in selected cases
    6. Organic corruptions in the long recension of the Historia Lausiaca
    7. The short recension not an abridgment of the long, nor the long an author's second edition of the short
    8. Sozomen and the Historia Lausiaca
    9. The Latin versions of the Historia Lausiaca
    10. The Syriac versions
    11. The Armenian version Armitage Robinson
    12. The Coptic version
    13. The Ethiopic and Arabic versions of the 'Rule of Pachomius'
    Summary of results of Part I
    Part II. Historical Criticism:
    14. The theological character of Palladius
    15. Historicity of the Lausiac History
    16. Other sources of early Egyptian monastic history
    17. Recent theories concerning St Anthony
    18. Origin and character of early Christian monachism in Egypt
    19. Epilogue
    Appendices. Volume 2: Introduction
    Text and notes
    Appendices
    Index.

  • Author

    Palladius

    Editor

    Dom Cuthbert Butler

    Contributors

    Armitage Robinson

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