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Daniele Pevarello

The Sentences of Sextus and the Origins of Christian Ascetiscism

[Die Sentenzen des Sextus und die Ursprünge der christlichen Askese.]
2013. XII, 248 pages.
  • sewn paper
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  • 978-3-16-152579-7
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Focusing on the adoption of Hellenistic moral traditions in a second century Christian collection of aphorisms, Daniele Pevarello shows how great a part the moral tradition of Greek philosophy played in the shaping and development of self-restraint among early Christian ascetics.

Studien und Texte zu Antike und Christentum / Studies and Texts in Antiquity and Christianity (STAC)