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Pachomian Koinonia 2

Pachomian Chronicles and Rules

Translated and annotated by Armand Veilleux OCSO, Foreword by Adalbert de Vogüé OSB

Pachomian Koinonia 2
Pachomian Koinonia 2

ISBN: 9780879079468, CS046

Details: 246 pgs, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2
Publication Date: 01/01/1981
Cistercian Publications

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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.


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