Didymus the Blind and His Circle in Late-Antique Alexandria

Didymus the Blind and His Circle in Late-Antique Alexandria : Virtue and Narrative in Biblical Scholarship

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First English study of a leading 4th Century Christian scholar who's writings were thought to be completely destroyed and rediscovered in an Egyptian quarry during WWII.show more

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  • Hardback | 232 pages
  • 151.9 x 233.2 x 21.6mm | 476.28g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • 0252028813
  • 9780252028816
  • 1,451,516

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"This book retrieves an important Christian thinker from neglect and obscurity. Layton's use of primary texts is exemplary, and his book makes a major contribution to several areas of scholarship--historical, theological, and philosophical." -- David Brakke, author of Athanasius and Asceticismshow more

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