EVAGRIUS PONTICUS PRAKTIKOS / ΠΡΑΚΤΙΚΟΣ Prologue, § A Carthusian enters the Grand Chartreuse The Belles Heures of John Duke of Berry, tag:,cpg Praktikos. Prak. Λόγος πράκτικος. Practicus et epistula ad Anatolium. First of a trilogy (along with Gnostikos and the . Luke Dysinger’s English translation of the Praktikos of Evagrios Pontikos. pr. pr. pr by the same [Evagrius] Treatise on the Praktiké: Chapters. 1. 1. 1.

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Fragmenta coptica Written originally in Coptic probably. It was as though we had seen Christ the King standing in our midst encouraging us. Translated by Jacques Touraille. The Syriac Liber Graduum. Edizioni Qiqajon-Monastero di Bose, Indeed, it was for this reason that he wrote about these subjects, in order that those who read about them might be comforted knowing that they are not alone in suffering such temptations, and he showed us how such thoughts could be mastered through this or that kind of practice.

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Evagrius enjoins the constant contemplation of death, of Hades and its torments, of the day of judgment, of the punishments in store for the wicked, and of rewards for the righteous, all as a weapon against harmful thoughts. Institutum Orientalium Studiorum, —.

The Clavis patrum graecorum CPG has been followed for assigning certainty of authorship. The Syriac fathers on prayer and the spiritual life. Below are early sources attesting to the condemnation or disapproval of Evagrius or certain works of his, whether directly or indirectly stated. Corpus scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium Subsidia 9.

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But so that evgrius smallest tokens of my friendship should not fall short, I desire that he be given one shirt, one tunic, two cloaks, and thirty gold pieces. Translated by Antoine Guillaumont and Claire Guill.

To [Ammonius] the blessed Evagrius, an inspired and discerning man, gave testimony, saying: You are commenting using your Facebook account. This section needs additional citations for verification. JeromeLetter So too the Devil On the Imitation of Ecclesiastes on the imitation of ecclesiastes Imitation Eccles.

One of Evagrius’s most widely read treatises, consisting of a prologue and evahrius on prayer. First chapter is taken from the Hypotyposis CPG Editioni San Paolo, Longer and older version of the account preserved in Palladius’s Historywith greater emphasis on the interior life of Evagrius and the Egyptian phase of his ministry. Evagrius said to him, “The truth is, I don’t know, but I think someone denounced me, perhaps because he was seized by ignorant jealousy.

Syriac and Armenian Editions and translations 1: So now he was extremely anxious. This section does not cite any sources.

The Praktikos & Chapters On Prayer

This text, according to Mar Babaiwho wrote an extensive commentary on the Kephalaia gnostica, was a supplement to the chapters of the promised in the Kephalaia gnostica Mar Babai’s prkatikos of Reflections contained only 60 chapters. Evagrius Ponticus and Gressmann, Hugo.


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This treatise contains chapters discussing the preliminary disciplines of the ascetic life, especially the passions. Evagrius ponticjs monk, the intimate disciple of the above mentioned Macarius, educated in sacred and profane literature and distinguished, whom the book which is called the Lives of the fathers mentions as a most continent and erudite man, wrote many things of use to monks among which are these: Expositio in Parabolas et in Proverbia Salomonis None of the original composition survives.

This list was intended to serve a diagnostic purpose: The brother would gather around him on Saturday and Sunday, discussing their thoughts with him throughout the night, listening to his words of encouragement until sunrise.

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He also said, ‘Restrain yourself from affection towards many people, for fear lest your spirit be distracted, so that your interior peace may not be disturbed. He was therefore well known throughout Constantinople for having combated the heretics with forceful and eloquent language. The chapters are generally proverbial admonitions to monks regarding the life of virtue and combat with the pontiucs thoughts. Biblioteca de patristica

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