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Historia Monachorum
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[German version]

Account, partly from secondary sources, of the journey that some Palestinian monks took to monastery centres in the Nile valley from the Thebaid to the Delta, composed c. AD 395 by one of the travellers, often transmitted together with the Historia Lausiaca of Palladius (c. 400) (DHGE 24, 681f.).

Bibliography

A.-J. Festugière, Historia Monachorum in Aegypto, 1961 (Ed.)

Lat. Übers. des Rufinus von Aquileia: PL 21, 387-462.

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Tinnefeld, Franz (Munich), “Historia Monachorum”, 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 29 November 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e515820>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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