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The Lausiac History of Palladius
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The Lausiac History of Palladius


SPCK, Macmillan Co. 1918

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This critical discussion focuses on the work of Palladius of Galatia, a bishop of Helenopolis in Bithynia. A devoted disciple of St. John Chrysostom, Palladius’ seminal work, The Lausiac History, is a fifth-century archive of the Desert Fathers. Volume one provides textual criticism of The Lausiac History; an examination of the relationships between the texts; Syriac, Armenian, Coptic, Ethiopic, and Arabic versions of the text; and historical criticism. This edition is a revised translation and critical rendition of Abbot Cuthbert Butler’s The Lausiac History of Palladius.

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  • Offers textual criticism of The Lausiac History
  • Examines relationships between the different texts
  • Provides historical criticism

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About W.K. Lowther Clarke

W.K. Lowther Clarke (1879–1968) was the canon residentiary of Chichester.

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