The Life of Shenoute by Besa
Product DescriptionThe Life of Shenoute by Besa
124 pages - Softcover
Shenoute of Atripe, ranked second only to Pachomius for his contribution to the development of Egyptian monasticism, is al but unknown outside the Coptic tradition. This first English translation of his Life, by his disciple and successor, casts new light on the austere monasticism of the fifth century.