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Title: Basil of Caesarea. 'Questions of the Brothers: Syriac Text and English Translation'
Contributor(s): Silvas, Anna M  (author)
Publication Date: 2014
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/15775
Abstract: Basil of Caesarea (c. 328-378) was the great father of Christian monasticism in eastern Anatolia, whose influence spread into all the Greek, Latin and Syriac speaking churches. Basil's counsels for ascetics in community are collected in his 'Asketikon'. The earliest version, the 'Small Asketikon', did not survive in the Greek, but only in a Latin translation ('The Rule of Basil'), and in a Syriac translation ('The Questions of the Brothers'). Silvas presents the first ever edition of the entire Syriac translation, drawn from five manuscripts, the oldest from the late 5th century. The introductory study shows how the Syriac translator was himself a warm-hearted spiritual father who made his own authorial contributions to the 'Questions of the Brothers'.
Publication Type: Book
Grant Details: ARC/DP0770924
Publisher: Brill
Place of Publication: Leiden, The Netherlands
ISBN: 9789004252271
9789004266810
Field of Research (FOR): 229999 Philosophy and Religious Studies not elsewhere classified
HERDC Category Description: A1 Authored Book - Scholarly
Other Links: http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/208701284
Extent of Pages: 365
Series Name: Texts and Studies in Eastern Christianity
Series Number : 3
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