Histories Of The Monks Of Upper Egypt And The Life Of Onnophrius

Histories Of The Monks Of Upper Egypt And The Life Of Onnophrius

by Paphnutius, Tim Vivian
     
 

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Far from the Christian metropolis of Alexandria, removed from the well-known and much-visited monastic settlements of the Thebaid, and infintely remote from Rome, lay the garrison towns of Aswan and Philae. There Christians and pagans coexisted. Integral to the christian community on this desert frontier of Empire were the local monks-ascetics, intercessors,

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Far from the Christian metropolis of Alexandria, removed from the well-known and much-visited monastic settlements of the Thebaid, and infintely remote from Rome, lay the garrison towns of Aswan and Philae. There Christians and pagans coexisted. Integral to the christian community on this desert frontier of Empire were the local monks-ascetics, intercessors, comtemplatives, and miracle workers.

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ISBN-13:
9781607241423
Publisher:
Gorgias Press
Publication date:
04/01/2009
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)

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