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Pachomius

William, S.J. Harmless

in Desert Christians: An Introduction to the Literature of Early Monasticism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195162233
eISBN:
9780199835645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195162234.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Pachomius (c.292–346) is often (and somewhat inaccurately) singled out as the founder of cenobitic monasticism, that is, of monks living in organized communities. He established in Upper Egypt a ... More


Introduction

Bentley Layton

in The Canons of Our Fathers: Monastic Rules of Shenoute

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199582631
eISBN:
9780191747465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582631.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

In the introductory chapter two types of monasticism are compared: eremetical (hermits and their disciples) and cenobitic (highly organized life in a monastery governed by rules) in preparation for ... More


Pythagoreans and Christians on Traditioning the Common Life

Kathy Eden

in Friends Hold All Things in Common: Tradition, Intellectual Property, and the Adages of Erasmus

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300087574
eISBN:
9780300133646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300087574.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter focuses on Erasmus's discovery of the central role played by property in ancient political theory. He also discovers the commonalities between the political philosophy traditionally ... More


Christianity in early medieval greece

Florin Curta and Siu-lun Wong

in The Edinburgh History of the Greeks, c. 500 to 1050: The Early Middle Ages

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638093
eISBN:
9780748670741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638093.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The multiplication of bishoprics in early medieval Greece is well represented in the lists of episcopal sees subject to the patriarch of Constantinople (notitiae episcopatuum). Their distribution is ... More


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