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The Desert a City

An Introduction to the Study of Egyptian and Palestian Monasticism Under the Christian Empire

by Derwas J. Chitty

  • 237 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by St. Vladimir"s Seminary Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Christian communities & monasticism,
  • Palestine,
  • Institutions & Organizations,
  • Religion - Church Life,
  • Religion,
  • Egypt,
  • History,
  • Church history,
  • Monasticism and religious orde,
  • Monasticism and religious orders

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages222
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8323335M
    ISBN 100913836451
    ISBN 109780913836453

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