Tuesday, November 03, 2020

Work at the White Monastery

BIBLE HISTORY DAILY: Pray and Work like an Egyptian Monk. Labor in Monastic Rules of St. Shenoute (4th-5th century C.E.) (Marek Dospěl). A detailed summary of an article by Dana Robinson in the current issue of BAR. As usual, the article itself is behind the subscription wall.

For more on Shenoute and the White Monastery, of crucial importance for the transmission of ancient manuscripts in Egypt, see here and links.

Cross-file under Coptic Watch.

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