Bibliography and Web Resources

Literature:

Abramovych, Dmytro. Kyievo-Pechers’kyi paterik. Kyiv: 1931; reprinted Kyiv: Chas, 1991.

 

Athanasius of Alexandria. Vivian, Tim and Athanassakis, Apostolos N. (trans.), The Life of Antony. Kalamazoo: Cistercian Publications, 2003.

 

Brown, Peter. The Body and Society: Men, Women and Sexual Renunciation in Early Christianity. New York: Columbia University Press, 1988.

 

Caner, Daniel. Wandering, Begging Monks: Spiritual Authority and the Promotion of Monasticism in Late Antiquity. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002.

 

Clark, Elizabeth A. Reading Renunciation: Asceticism and Scripture in Early Christianity. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1999.

 

Doran, Robert.  (transl., and introd.) The Lives of Simeon Stylites. US: Cistercian Publications, 1992.

 

Goehring, James E. Ascetics, Society, and the Desert: Studies in Early Egyptian Monasticism. Harrisburg: Trinity Press International, 1999.

 

The HarperCollins Study Bible: New Revised Standard Version with the Apocryphal/Deuterocanonical Books. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 1993.

 

Heppell, Muriel (trans.). The Paterik of the Kievan Caves Monastery. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University, 1989.

 

Krueger, Derek. Symeon the Holy Fool: Liontius’s Life and the Late Antique City. Berkeley-Los Angeles-London: University of California Press, 1996.

 

Marcus Aurelius, Meditations. Gregory Hays (trans.) New York: the Modern Library, 2002.

 

Martin, Luther H, Gutman, Huck, Hutton, Patrick H. (eds.) Technologies of the Self: A Seminar with Michel Foucault. Massachusetts: University of Massachusetts Press, 1988.

 

Meyendorff, John. Byzantine Theology: Historical Trends and Doctrinal Themes. New York: Fordham University Press, 1983.

 

Meyer, Robert T. (trans.). Palladius: The Lausiac History. New York: Paulist Press, 1964.

 

Poliakova, Sofia (transl.). Zhitiia Vizantiiskikh Sviatykh. St. Petersburg: Corvus, Terra Fantastica, PoccKo, 1995.

 

Stacey, W. D. Prophetic Drama in the Old Testament. London: Epworth Press, 1990.

 

Vaage, Leif and Wimbush, L. Vincent (eds.). Asceticism and the New Testament. New York: Routledge, 1999.

 

Wimbush, Vincent L. and Vanantasis, Richard (eds.) Asceticism. New York, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995.

 

 

Web Resources:

The New and Old Testaments texts:

http://www.bible.org/netbible/index.htm

http://www.hram.kiev.ua/index.php?mode=books&cat=21

 

searchable Bible:

http://bible.crosswalk.com/

 

Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

http://classics.mit.edu/Antoninus/meditations.html

excerpts:

http://www.wsu.edu:8080/~wldciv/world_civ_reader/world_civ_reader_1/aurelius.html

 

about Marcus Aurelius

http://www.iep.utm.edu/m/marcus.htm

 

The Cynics

http://www.iep.utm.edu/c/cynics.htm

 

Diogenes of Sinope

http://classicpersuasion.org/pw/diogenes/dldiogenes.htm

 

Christian Desert Tradition:

http://www.balamandmonastery.org.lb/fathers/indexdesert.htm

 

The Life of Antony by Athanasius of Alexandria

http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/basis/vita-antony.html and

http://www.ccel.org/fathers2/NPNF2-04/Npnf2-04-38.htm#P3636_1501897

 

St. Simeon the Stylite

http://www.fordham.edu/HALSALL/source/evagrius-simeon.html

short version: http://www.saintbarbara.org/about/icons/symeon.cfm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simeon_Stylites

http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/13795a.htm

 

Serapion the Sindonite and Isidora the Fool (The Nun who feigned madness), in Palladius, The Lausiac History

http://www.tertullian.org/fathers/palladius_lausiac_02_text.htm

 

Life and Rule of St. Pachomius http://www.scourmont.be/studium/bresard/05-pachomius.html

St. Pachomius—texts  http://www.voskrese.info/spl/Xpachomy-gt.html

 

Michel Foucault, Technologies of the Self http://www.thefoucauldian.co.uk/tself.htm

 

Kiev-Cave Paterikon (Ukrainian)

http://www.hram.kiev.ua/index.php?mode=books&cat=6&parent=660

 

Additional Resources:

The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy http://www.iep.utm.edu/

Religious Facts http://www.religionfacts.com/index.html

St. Pachomius Library http://www.voskrese.info/spl/index.html

Medieval Sourcebook http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/sbook1c.html#Monasticism

Catholic Encyclopedia http://www.newadvent.org/

Jewish Encyclopedia http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com/index.jsp

Diogenes Laertius Lives http://classicpersuasion.org/pw/diogenes/index.htm

Medieval Sourcebook: Byzantium http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/sbook1c.html#Sanctity

Wikipedia the Free Encyclopedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asceticism

The Columbia Encyclopedia http://www.bartleby.com/65/as/ascetici.html

Krotov's Library http://www.krotov.info/index.htm

 

 

 

 

 
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