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Christianity and Monasticism in Upper EgyptVolume 1: Akhmim and Sohag$
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Gawdat Gabra and Hany N. Takla

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9789774161223

Published to Cairo Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.5743/cairo/9789774161223.001.0001

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Shenoute's Place in the History of Monasticism

Shenoute's Place in the History of Monasticism

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(p.31) 4 Shenoute's Place in the History of Monasticism
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Christianity and Monasticism in Upper Egypt
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Gawdat Gabra

Hany N. Takla

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American University in Cairo Press
DOI:10.5743/cairo/9789774161223.003.0004

This chapter presents a brief overview of Shenoute's biography in the form of a series of imaginary book chapters, in order to be able to underscore a certain point: Quite apart from the inherent interest of Shenoute's life story as such, it is a remarkable thing just that we are in a position to reconstruct his story to the degree that we now can. Even only a decade ago, most people who knew anything about Shenoute still believed that Johannes Leipoldt, writing in 1903, had said more or less the last word about the sparse facts of Shenoute's biography. We now know much more than Leipoldt did.

Keywords:   Shenoute, monastic life, biography, Johannes Leipoldt

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