Sabas, Leader of Palestinian Monasticism: A Comparative Study in Eastern Monasticism, Fourth to Seventh Centuries [Saint Sabbas; 4th to 7th].  
  [SERIES]: Dumbarton Oaks Studies - 32.  

Author Patrich, Joseph
Place of Publication Washington, D.C.
Publication Name Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection
Year 1995
Language(s) English
RARE comprehensive study of Eastern monasticism and the life of Saint Sabbas the Sanctified (Sabas, 439-532), the impact of his exceptional system of monastic life and the changes it has endured from the 5th century to the present. Saint Sabas lived mainly in Palaestina Prima, was the founder of several convents, the most notable of which is Mar Saba, and exercised an immense influence of Eastern monasticism. In this study, which originated from an archeological survey, Joseph Patrich examines the Sabaitic contributions to Palestinian monasticism, from Sabas`s role as founder and abbot to the theological struggles after his death. Contains 80 illustrations, including a fold-out map. 285x220mm. XVI+420 pages. Brown cloth Hardcover with illustrated dust-jacket. Gilt front cover and spine. Jacket corner/edges wrinkled. Jacket upper edge slightly torn and taped. Cover bottom corners stained. Spine edges bumped. Pages upper corner near binding slightly wrinkled. [SUMMARY]: This extremely rare detailed study of Eastern monasticism and one of the most influential early monks is in good condition.
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