Rufinus’ Latin translation3 of it, Historia monachorum in Aegypto, is the designa tion by which the Greek original is best known to readers today, and it is likewise. Around Rufinus composed his Historia monachorum in Aegypto, a Latin translation of Ἡ κατ’ Αἴγυπτον τῶν µοναχῶν ἱστορία (“Inquiry. Andrew Cain’s fifth book is the first monograph devoted solely to the anonymously written Historia monachorum in Aegypto [hereafter HMA].
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In short, Cain has ensured that any subsequent books or articles on the HMA must engage with this monograph. Oxford University Press xxi-xl. The finer points of Evagrian theology have recently been analyzed by A.
Monastic Hagiography in the Late Fourth Century. In this study, Andrew Cain incorporates insights from source criticism, stylistic and rhetorical analysis, literary criticism, and historical, geographical, and theological studies in an attempt to break new ground and revise current scholarly orthodoxy about a broad range of interpretive issues and problems.
His research is excellent, his arguments well documented, and the theses of the eleven chapters will provide ample foundation for years of further scholarship In short, Cain has ensured that any subsequent books or articles on the HMA must engage with this monograph. Classical, Early, and Medieval Plays and Playwrights: Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.
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One can hardly blame Cain for such mistakes in a book of this profound breadth and depth—we all become eye-tired regarding the things we write, especially if we have been working on them at length—but Oxford University Press might consider bolstering its copyediting.
Access content through your institution. Histtoria Conferences New York: Oxford University Press ; J. That alone places aegy;to, and this book, in rare company. Cain could have strengthened his research for chapter 10, where he does not engage any of the classic or recent critical work on asceticism.
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The Greek Historia Monachorum in Aegypto: Monastic Hagiography in the Late Fourth Century
This novel argument fills out scholarly understanding of Evagrius and his influence. GreekpatristicsmonasticismHistoria monachorumEgyptian monasticismhagiography.
Winston The Wisdom of Solomon: Paulist Press Oxford University Press Adopts a cross-disciplinary approach and incorporates insights from source criticism, stylistic and rhetorical analysis, literary criticism, and historical, geographical, and theological studies. Cain remedies that in his erudite collection of related studies on the HMA.
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Passages under discussion are presented in their original Greek and Latin and are accompanied by a new English translation. To purchase, visit your preferred ebook provider. In addition monachorim his copious bibliography, Cain has clearly made extensive use of the Thesaurus Linguae Graecae database and its research tools e.
Cain’s book though is a wonderfully learned and informative study of this most engaging of ancient texts. This kind of digital humanities analysis allows Cain to uncover unexplored aspects of the HMA and its relationship to biblical, classical, and late antique literature. Cain The Greek Historia monachorum Skip to main content. Cain, in places, can be repetitive.
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The Greek Historia Monachorum in Aegypto
The monograph also suffers from a lack of editing, with three glaring examples sufficing for the totality: In this book, the first of its kind in any language, Cain incorporates insights from source criticism, stylistic and rhetorical analysis, literary criticism, and historical, geographical, and theological studies in an attempt to break new ground and revise current scholarly orthodoxy about a broad range of interpretive issues and problems.
In the Garden of Evil: The first part of chapter 6—outlining the pilgrimage in details time, place, distance not present in the HMA —is interesting; though jn map would be a helpful accompaniment. Historis Life and Works Washington: