The Asketikon of St Basil the Great (Oxford Early Christian Studies)

by Anna M. Silvas

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

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St. Basil the great a study in monasticism / by: Clarke, W. K. Lowther b. Published: () The Asketikon of St Basil the Great / by: Silvas, Anna. Her thesis is now published as The Asketikon of St Basil the Great (Oxford: OUP, ). Her first book was Jutta and Hildegard: The Biographical Sources (Turnhout: Brepols, ). As an Australian Postdoctoral Fellow, she continued her research in the Cappadocian Fathers. Recently, In a expedition to Turkey she discovered the locality of Cited by: The Rule of St. Basil in Latin and English: A Revised Critical Edition (English Edition) eBook: Silvas, Anna M., Silvas, Anna M.: : Tienda Kindle/5(2). Basil went on to found a number of other monasteries all through Cappadocia and the neighbouring areas and then wrote not one, but two books on the subject, called the Lesser and Greater Rules. His refinement of what the Egyptians were doing was so good that even today Orthodox monasteries the world over follow the rules he wrote down.

  Saint Amphilochius, Bishop of Iconium (Nov. 23rd), in his eulogy to St. Basil the Great, said: "It is neither without a reason nor by chance that Holy Basil has taken leave from the body and had repose from the world unto God on the day of the Circumcision of Jesus, celebrated between the day of the Nativity and the day of the Baptism of Christ. On Friday 24 October , Dr Anna Silvas, FAHA (University of New England, Armidale NSW) offered two guest lectures at St Andrew's. The first lecture, "Nexus of Greek, Syriac and Latin Christianity: St Basil the Great's Small Asketikon," took as a pretext the publication, this very year, of Dr Silvas' new book Basil of Caesarea: Questions of the Brothers - Syriac Text and English Translation. Basilian Monk - Rule of St. Basil to questions about the ascetic life—hence the more accurate original name Asketikon There were two such collections, the Greater Asketikon and the Lesser Asketicon (the difference between the two being their length) Basil drew up his Asketikon for the members of the monastery he founded about on the banks of the Iris River in Cappadocia. Writings. The principal theological writings of Basil are his On the Holy Spirit, a lucid and edifying appeal to Scripture and early Christian tradition (to prove the divinity of the Holy Spirit), and his Refutation of the Apology of the Impious Eunomius, written in or , three books against Eunomius of Cyzicus, the chief exponent of Anomoian Arianism.

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The Asketikon of St Basil the Great comprises a new English translation and studies which re-examine the emergence of monasticism in Asia Minor.

The Regula Basilii, translated by Rufinus from Basil's Small Asketikon, is closely compared with the Greek text of the longer edition, as a means to tracing the development of by: The Asketikon of St Basil the Great comprises a new English translation and studies which re-examine the emergence of monasticism in Asia Minor.

The Regula Basilii, translated by Rufinus from Basil's Small Asketikon, is closely compared with the Greek text of the longer edition, as a means to tracing the development of ideas/5(4). The Asketikon of St Basil the Great comprises a new English translation and studies which re-examine the emergence of monasticism in Asia Minor.

The Regula Basilii, translated by Rufinus from Basil's Small Asketikon, is closely compared with the Greek text of the longer edition, as a means to tracing the development of ideas. The Asketikon of St Basil the Great comprises a new English translation and studies which re-examine the emergence of monasticism in Asia Minor.

The Regula Basilii, translated by Rufinus from Basil's Small Asketikon, is closely compared with the Greek text of the longer edition, as a means to tracing the development of ideas. The Asketikon of St Basil the Great comprises a new English translation and studies which re-examine the emergence of monasticism in Asia Minor.

The Regula Basilii, translated by Rufinus from Basil's Small Asketikon, is closely compared with the Greek text of the longer edition, as a means to tracing the development of concludes that the antecedents of the monastic community of Price: $ The Asketikon of St Basil the Great comprises a new English translation and studies which re-examine the emergence of monasticism in Asia Minor.

The Regula Basilii, translated by Rufinus from Basil's Small Asketikon, is closely compared with the Greek text of the longer edition, as a means to tracing the development of concludes that the antecedents of the monastic community of /5(4).

The Asketikon of St Basil the Great comprises a new English translation and studies which re-examine the emergence of monasticism in Asia Minor. The Regula Basilii, translated by Rufinus from Basil's Small Asketikon, is closely compared with the Greek text of the longer edition, as a means to tracing the development of ideas.

Silvas concludes that the antecedents of the monastic community of Cited by: The Asketikon of St Basil the Great comprises a new English translation and studies which re-examine the emergence of monasticism in Asia Minor. The Regula Basilii, translated by Rufinus from Basil's Small Asketikon, is closely compared with the Greek text of the longer edition, as a means to tracing the development of ideas.3/5(1).

The Asketikon of St Basil the Great comprises a new English translation and studies which re-examine the emergence of monasticism in Asia Minor. The Regula Basilii, translated by Rufinus from Basil's Small Asketikon, is closely compared with the Greek text of the longer edition, as a means to tracing the development of concludes that the antecedents of the monastic community of 3/5(1).

Summary: "The Asketikon of St. Basil the Great comprises a new English translation of this work which is so pivotal in the doctrine and practice of Christian monasticism, together with studies which re-examine the emergence of monasticism in Asia Minor, of which the Asketikon was the crowning achievement.

The book consists of a detailed discussion of the textual tradition, ascetic background, historical context, and geographical setting of the material, followed by a translation of the Great Asketikon itself (i.e.

Basil's Shorter and Longer Rules in their expanded form of the late s and s).Author: Marcus Plested. Basil the Great, Latin Basilius, (born adCaesarea Mazaca, Cappadocia—died January 1,Caesarea; Western feast day January 2; Eastern feast day January 1), early Church Father who defended the orthodox faith against the Arian bishop of Caesarea, he wrote several works on monasticism, theology, and canon was declared a saint soon after his death.

Dear Gordo, I found a couple of old texts on St Basil at the Internet Archive site. The first one is called St Basil and His Rule: a Study in Early Monasticism, by n, dating from The book The Rule of St.

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The first lecture, "Nexus of Greek, Syriac and Latin Christianity: St Basil the Great's Small Asketikon," took as a pretext the publication, this very year, of Dr Silvas' new book Basil of Caesarea: Questions of the Brothers - Syriac Text and English Translation. The Asketikon of St Basil the Great comprises a new English translation and studies which re-examine the emergence of monasticism in Asia Minor.

The Regula Basilii, translated by Rufinus from Basil's Small Asketikon, is closely compared with the Greek text of the longer edition, as a means totracing the development of ideas.

Saint Basil the Great is a Faith Community united by love for Jesus Christ, which worships together, passes on the Good News, serves the needs of others, and works for peace and justice as a living sign of Christ's presence in our community.

the Great Asketikon itself (i.e. Basil's Shorter and Longer Rules in their expanded form of the late s and s). Silvas also pays particular attention to the insights to be gained from Rufinus' Regula Basili, his translation of the Small Asketikon (the 'first edition' dating from Basil's work among the ascetics of Pontus in ).

asketikon of st basil the great, the Author: ANNA SILVAS #: A new English translation of a classic text together with studies which trace the emergence of monasticism in Asia Minor.

Basil the Elder, father of St. Basil the Great, was the son of a Christian of good birth and his wife, Macrina (Acta SS., January, II), both of whom suffered for the faith during the persecution of Maximinus Galerius (), spending several years of hardship in the wild mountains of Pontus.

Basil of Caesarea’s (c January ) literary output is moderately vast: about Letters, 40 Moral Homilies, 9 Homilies on the Hexaemeron, two dogmatic treatises (On the Trinity, On the Holy Spirit), 80 New Testament Moral Rules (MR or Moralia), Small Asketikon (henceforward SA) with Questions-Answers (henceforward Q&A) and Great 3/5.

The asketikon of St Basil the Great. New York: Oxford University Press. MLA Citation. Silvas, Anna. The asketikon of St Basil the Great / Anna M. Silvas Oxford University Press New York Australian/Harvard Citation.

Silvas, Anna.The asketikon of St Basil the Great / Anna M. Silvas Oxford University Press New York. Wikipedia Citation. and the second is St Basil the Great: a Study in Monasticism, by r Clarke, published in The Asketikon of St Basil the Great [Re: Fr Serge Keleher] # 08/06/07 PM: Joined: If you download the Internet Archive materials in pdf format they reproduce the books exactly.

The only problem is that it can take a while. Basil, St, ‘the Great’ The Asketikon of St Basil the Great. By Anna M. Silvas. His writings include a large collection of letters, a treatise ‘On the Holy Spirit’, and three ‘Books against Eunomius’.

With St Gregory of Nazianzus he compiled the ‘Philocalia’. He tried to. Silvas, Anna. The Asketikon of St Basil the Great in Oxford early Christian studies (Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, ).

Rule of St. Basil. Under the name of Basilians are included all the religious that follow the Rule of St. Basil. The "Rule" is not intended to be a constitution like various Western monastic Rules; rather, it is a collection of his responses to questions about the ascetic life—hence the more accurate original name: Asketikon.

Attribution of the Rule and other ascetical writings that go. Basil of Caesarea (AD ), called "the Great" by later generations, was one of the fourth century's greatest theologians and pastors.

His influence on the foundation of monastic life was he toured the early ascetic communities, members would ask Basil Cited by: 2. Basil The Great. 1K likes.

This is the Facebook page of a Roman Catholic ers: K. Anna M. Silvas is the author of Macrina the Younger, Philosopher of God ( avg rating, 4 ratings, 1 review, published ), The Asketikon of St Basil 4/5. Rev. Porfiryj Pidruchnyj, OSBM Introductory remarks 1. Knowing St. Basil the Great as a man and creator of great works is an obligation – first and foremost for us Basilians, who draw our spirituality from his ascetical writings.

A large span of time, however, separates us from him and his. In book: Cappadocian Legacy: A Critical Appraisal, Edition: princeps, Chapter: Christian Worldview: Understandings from St Basil the Great, Publisher: St Andrew's Orthodox Press, Editors: Doru Author: Doru Costache.The Asketikon of St.

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