St Ammonas

(d. 396)

Related Overviews


St Antony (251—356)

Apophthegmata Patrum

St Athanasius (c. 296—373) Greek theologian and upholder of Christian orthodoxy against Arianism


More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Christianity


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

(d. before 396),

Egyptian hermit. He became a disciple of St Antony and succeeded him as leader of the monastery of Pispir after his death. Some of his sayings are preserved in the ‘Apophthegmata Patrum’, and a collection of fourteen letters is ascribed to him. Feast day, 16 Jan.

Subjects: Christianity.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.