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(Εὐάγριος; Euágrios)

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[1] Ponticus Christian writer and monastic leader

Religious writer and monastic spiritual leader (AD 345-399). Born in the Pontic Ibora, he was a pupil of  Gregorius of Nazianzus; after periods spent in Constantinople (ordination to deacon) and Jerusalem, he stayed in the Egyptian anchorite community of Kellia (Nitrian desert) f…

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Rist, Josef (Würzburg), Markschies, Christoph (Berlin) and Portmann, Werner (Berlin), “Evagrius”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 28 September 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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