APOSTOLOS ATHANASSAKIS, ATHANASIUS , ATHANASIOS
Title: The Life of Antony: The Coptic Life and Greek Life
Binding: Paper Back
Book Condition: New
Publisher: Cistercian Publications December 1989
0879079029 / 9780879079024
Seller ID: 167247
This edition is based on a recent critical Greek text of Athanasius' Life, a facing page translation based on the Coptic (Antony's own tongue), along with an extensive introduction by Vivian and translations of two short works by John of Shmun and Serapion of Thmuis. 286 pp.
An Eighth Day View:
Instrumental in the conversion of many, including Augustine, The Life of Antony provided the model for subsequent saints' life and constituted, in the words of patristics scholar Johannes Quasten, 'the most important document of early monasticism.'