Synopses & Reviews
Descriptions of Pachomian monastic communities from a variety of ancient sources, including the Lausiac History and A History of the Monks in Egypt, and full translations of the Rule of Saint Pachomius and the Regulation of his successor, Horsiesios.
this series is recommended to anyone interested in early history and spirit of cenobitism and religious lifeSpiritual Life
. . . a major contribution to patristic scholarship on the highest level of scientific accuracy.Speculum
. . . it is unlikely that these fascinating and unparalleled volumes will be superseded . . .The Catholic Historical Review
. . . they deserve a place on the bookshelf of every scholar interested in the patristic periodPatristics