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Evagrius of Pontus: The Greek Ascetic Corpus (Robert E Sinkewicz Robert E. Sinkewicz (trans)) Hardcover Book, (Oxford University Press, 2006) 9780199259939
Evagrius of Pontus: The Greek Ascetic Corpus (Robert E Sinkewicz Robert E. Sinkewicz (trans)) Hardcover Book, (Oxford University Press, 2006) 9780199259939
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Title: Evagrius of Pontus: The Greek Ascetic Corpus

Author: Sinkewicz, Robert E Robert E. Sinkewicz (trans)

Publisher: Oxford University Press; Publication Date: 2006

Hardcover; ISBN: 9780199259939

Volumes: 1; Pages: 416

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This is the first complete English translation of Evagrius' Greek ascetic writings, based on modern critical editions, and collations of the principal manuscripts. Two appendices provide variant readings for the Greek texts and the complete text of the long recension of Eulogios. The translations are accompanied by a commentary to guide the reader through the intricacies of Evagrian thought by offering explanatory comments and references to other Evagrian texts and relevant scholarly literature.ContentsIntroduction1. Foundations of the Monastic Life: A Presentation of the Practice of Stillness2. To Eulogios On the Confession of Thoughts and Counsel in their Regard3. [To Eulogios] On the Vices Opposed to the Virtues4. On the Eight Thoughts5. The Monk: A Treatise on the Practical Life6. To Monks in Monasteries and Communities and Exhortation to a Virgin7. On Thoughts8. Chapters on Prayer9. Reflections10. Exhortations 1-211. Thirty-Three Ordered Chapters12. Maxims 1-3Commentary NotesAppendix I: Variant Readings for the greek textsAppendix 2: The Greek text of Eulogios
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