Evagrius of Pontus: The Greek Ascetic Corpus  -     Translated By: Robert E. Sinkewicz
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Evagrius of Pontus: The Greek Ascetic Corpus

Translated By: Robert E. Sinkewicz
Oxford University Press / 2003 / Hardcover

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Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 416
Vendor: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 2003
Dimensions: 8.78 X 5.86 X 1.01 (inches)
ISBN: 0199259933
ISBN-13: 9780199259939
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Series: Oxford Early Christian Studies

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This is the first complete English translation of Evagrius' Greek ascetic writings, based on modern critical editions, and collations of the principal manuscripts. Two appendices provide variant readings for the Greek texts and the complete text of the long recension of Eulogios. The translations are accompanied by a commentary to guide the reader through the intricacies of Evagrian thought by offering explanatory comments and references to other Evagrian texts and relevant scholarly literature.

Author Bio


Robert E. Sinkewicz is Professor of Eastern Christian Studies at the University of Toronto

Editorial Reviews


"Robert Sinkewicz offers a valuable aid to the renewed attention to one of the most important spiritual and ascetic Eastern writers, by providing a translation of the entire remaining Greek corpus of Evagruis' writings. A useful overview of Evagruis himself and spiritual theology, especially his teaching regarding the eight evil thoughts or temptations. This work is sure to become a familiar and well-used resource for the study of eastern spirituality." --St. Vladimir's Theological Quarterly


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