Letters: Letters CLXXXVI-CCXLVIII v. 3 (Loeb Classical Library)

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  • ISBN: 0674992687
  • Author: Basil Basil
  • Publisher: Loeb
  • Genre: Antiquarian, Rare & Collectable
  • Date: 1 July 1989
  • Pages: 512
  • Language: English

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Synopsis

Basil the Great was born into a family noted for piety. About 360 he founded a convent in Pontus and in 370 succeeded Eusebius in the archbishopric of Caesarea. His reform of monastic life in the east is the basis of modern Greek and Slavonic monasteries.