Asceticism; Saints; Roman Empire; Hermits; Anthony, of Egypt, Saint, ca. 250-355 or 6; Pharaohs; Arab Conquest of Egypt; Pachomian monasticism; Persecution; Monks; Monasteries; Philosophers; Cenobites; Hagiography; Demons
Taxation; Roman Empire; Diocletian, Emperor of Rome, 245-313; Byzantine Empire; Administration; Military; Foods; Agriculture; Property; Churches; Monasteries; Temples; Priests; Justinian I, Emperor of the East, 483?-565; Council of Chalcedon (451);...
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Wādī al-Naṭrūn (Egypt); Kellia Site (Egypt); Monasteries; Hermits; Scholars; Apophthegmata Patrum; Scetis; Palladius, Bishop of Aspuna, d. ca. 430; Sozomen, ca. 400-ca. 450; Cassian, John, ca. 360-ca. 435