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Shenoute of Atripe and the uses of poverty : rural patronage, religious conflict and monasticism in late antique Egypt /

Shenoute of Atripe: stern abbot, loquacious preacher, patron of the poor and scourge of pagans in fifth-century Egypt. This book studies his numerous Coptic writings and finds them to be the most important literary source for the study of society, economy and religion in late antique Egypt. The issu...

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Main Author: LoĢpez, Ariel G., 1977-
Format: Online Book
Language:English
Published: Berkeley, CA : University of California Press, 2013.
Series:Transformation of the classical heritage ; 50.
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Online Access:Online version
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