Desert Fathers Hermits Asceticism Monks Palladius, Bishop of Aspuna, d. ca. 430 Literature Hagiography Monasteries Anthony, of Egypt, Saint, ca. 250-355 or 6 Paul, the Hermit, Saint, d. ca. 341 Pachomius, Saint Historia monachorum in Aegypto Apophthegmata Patrum Copts Coptic studies Coptic Church Coptic language Shenute, ca. 348-466 Letter of Ammon
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