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The desert a city : an introduction to the study of Egyptian and Palestinian monasticism under the Christian Empire /
by Derwas J. Chitty.
imprint
Crestwood, N.Y. : St. Vladimir's Seminary Press, c1966.
description
xvi, 222 p., [8] leaves of plates : ill., maps ; 22 cm.
ISBN
0913836451
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imprint
Crestwood, N.Y. : St. Vladimir's Seminary Press, c1966.
isbn
0913836451
general note
Includes indexes.
catalogue key
10004365
 
Bibliography: p. 216-222.
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A classic study of early Christian monasticsm. Combines detailed scholarship with vivid writing in its description of the golden age of Egyptian monasticism and its founders. It follows the development of monastic life to the end of the fourth century. Includes an account of the monastic history of Mount Sinai.

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