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Evagrius Ponticus: Ascetical Theory

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:
10.1093/0195162234.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Evagrius (c.345–399) grew up in Pontus near the Black Sea, and, after serving as a deacon in Constantinople, embarked on a monastic career, settling in Kellia in Lower Egypt. There he apprenticed ... More


A Pearl of the Gospel: The Pericope Adulterae in Late Antiquity

Jennifer Knust and Tommy Wasserman

in To Cast the First Stone

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691169880
eISBN:
9780691184463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169880.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter assesses the importance of the Johannine passage in Old Latin and Byzantine texts, with particular attention to paratextual notes, chapter headings, and annotations. Some Old Latin ... More


The Didactic Voice: The Foundations of an Imperial Education

Florin Leonte

in Imperial Visions of Late Byzantium: Manuel II Palaiologos and Rhetoric in Purple

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474441032
eISBN:
9781474480666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474441032.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter analyses how the emperor fashioned his didactic voice and how it functioned in a typical text of advice. It argues that the Foundations combines the tradition of political advice ... More


Late Ancient Theories of Angels: Evagrius of Pontus and Augustine of Hippo Compared

Ellen Muehlberger

in Angels in Late Ancient Christianity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199931934
eISBN:
9780199332991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931934.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter compares the ideas Evagrius of Pontus held about angels to those of Augustine of Hippo. Evagrius cultivated a detailed program of Christian advancement during the end of the fourth ... More


The Making of an Edition in Antiquity

Eric W. Scherbenske

in Canonizing Paul: Ancient Editorial Practice and the Corpus Paulinum

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199917341
eISBN:
9780199980338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917341.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Chapter 1 surveys editorial practices utilized in the preparation of ancient corpora under the rubrics of text, contents, and paratexts (i.e. ancillary materials). It contends that editors' ... More


Codex Coislinianus and the Euthalian Edition of the Corpus Paulinum

Eric W. Scherbenske

in Canonizing Paul: Ancient Editorial Practice and the Corpus Paulinum

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199917341
eISBN:
9780199980338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917341.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Chapter 3 analyzes the much-understudied late-fourth/early-fifth-century Euthalian edition, which contained an extensive paratextual apparatus designed for neophytic catechesis and adept paraenesis. ... More


A Chapter Vocabulary Emerges

C. E. Hill

in The First Chapters: Dividing the Text of Scripture in Codex Vaticanus and Its Predecessors

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780198836025
eISBN:
9780191873409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836025.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Chapter 2 chronicles how a vocabulary of textual division and reference emerges, up to the time of the great biblical parchments of the fourth century. It finishes by introducing the first systems of ... More


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