Desert Fathers

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The earliest Christian monks of Egypt, c.3rd–5th cents. Their names and way of life were made famous in the Greek and Latin world through Athanasius' Life of Antony, the writings ...

Subjects: Religion — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

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