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The Asketikon of St Basil the Great

The Asketikon of St Basil the Great

by Anna M. Silvas


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199273515
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 12/01/2005
Series: Oxford Early Christian Studies Series
Pages: 544
Sales rank: 847,662
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 6.20(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Anna M. Silvas is Australian Research Council Fellow, Department of Classics, History, and Religion, University of New England, Australia.

Table of Contents

1. An introduction to the textual issues
2. The ascetic community in the two versions of Basil's Asketikon
3. The geography behind the history
4. Revisiting the emergence of monasticism in fourth-century Anatolia
5. Rufinus, witness of the Small Asketikon
6. Basil and the Great Asketikon
The Asketikon of St Basil the Great
The Longer Responses
The Shorter Responses

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