St Orsisius

(d. c. 380)

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(d. c.380),

ascetic and Abbot of Tabenne (an island in the Nile). He was a disciple and friend of Pachomius. He wrote a Doctrina de Institutione Monachorum (probably in Coptic), which survives in a Latin translation. Feast day, 15 June.

Subjects: Christianity.

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