Four Desert Fathers Popular Patristics Series Pambo Evagrius Macarius of Egypt and Macarius of Alexandria the four fathers presented in this volume were well known in Alexandria and Lower Egypt some years ago Their lives brought to fame

  • Title: Four Desert Fathers (Popular Patristics Series)
  • Author: Palladius of Galatia John Behr Tim Vivian
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  • Page: 145
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  • Pambo, Evagrius, Macarius of Egypt and Macarius of Alexandria, the four fathers presented in this volume, were well known in Alexandria and Lower Egypt some 1600 years ago Their lives, brought to fame by Palladius Lausiac History, provide valuable insight into the Egyptian monastic communities of the fourth century and into the saintly tradition of the Coptic Church ThiPambo, Evagrius, Macarius of Egypt and Macarius of Alexandria, the four fathers presented in this volume, were well known in Alexandria and Lower Egypt some 1600 years ago Their lives, brought to fame by Palladius Lausiac History, provide valuable insight into the Egyptian monastic communities of the fourth century and into the saintly tradition of the Coptic Church This volume serves as a companion volume to St Macarius the Spiritbearer, also published by SVS Press, which features further insight into Macarius of Egypt.

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      Palladius greek of Galatia, also known as Palladius of Helenopolis or Palladius of Aspuna or simply Palladius, was bishop of Helenopolis in Bithynia, and a devoted disciple of Saint John Chrysostom He is best remembered for his work, the Lausiac History he was also, in all probability, the author of the Dialogue on the Life of Chrysostom.Palladius was born in Galatia in 363 or 364, and dedicated himself to the monastic life in 386 or a little later He travelled to Egypt to meet the prototypical Christian monks, the Desert Fathers, for himself In 388 he arrived in Alexandria and about 390 he passed on to Nitria, and a year later to a district in the desert known as Cellia, from the multitude of its cells, where he spent nine years, first with Macarius of Alexandria and then with Evagrius Ponticus At the end of the time, his health having broken down, he went to Palestine in search of a cooler climate In 400 he was ordained bishop of Helenopolis in Bithynia, and soon became involved in the controversies which centred round St John Chrysostom The year 405 found him in Rome, whither he had gone to plead the cause of Chrysostom, his fidelity to whom resulted in his exile in the following year to Syene and the Thebaid, where he gained first hand knowledge of another part of Egypt In 412 413 he was restored, after a sojourn among the monks of the Mount of Olives His great work was written in 419 420 and was called the Lausiac History, being composed for Lausus, chamberlain at the court of Theodosius II He died some time in the decade 420 430.Not to be confused with Rutilius Taurus Aemilianus Palladius, who is also reffered as Palladius.



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