Item description for Evagrius Ponticus: Ad Monachos (Ancient Christian Writers) by Jeremy Driscoll & Evagrius...
Overview Proverbs from this desert Father, translated for the first time into English.
Publishers Description First-time translation of an ancient text Jeremy Driscoll makes available for the first time in English the text known as Ad Monachos, by Evagrius Ponticus (345-399), who was among the first of the desert fathers to articulate in writing the wisdom of the monastic movement. The text is a collection of 137 proverbs composed in a style that imitates the proverbs of biblical Wisdom literature. Besides offering the Greek text and an English translation, Driscoll examines its structure and style, and offers commentary on different proverbs.
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Studio: Paulist Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.98" Width: 5.62" Height: 1.08" Weight: 1.3 lbs.
Release Date Oct 27, 2003
Publisher Paulist Press
ISBN 0809105608 ISBN13 9780809105601
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More About Jeremy Driscoll & Evagrius
Jeremy Driscoll, O.S.B., is a priest and monk of Mount Angel Abbey, St. Benedict, Oregon. He is a professor of theology at Mount Angel Seminary and at the Pontifical Athenaeum Sant' Anselmo in Rome. He is the author of several books of theology and poetry.
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