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Studies in Late Antiquity (2024) 8 (2): 159–207.
Published: 01 May 2024
... the Stylite temple church architecture landscape monasticism asceticism mountain In the early fifth century on a hill adjacent to the village of Telanissos in northern Syria, an ascetic named Symeon ascended a column to pray and seek solitude. 1 His first column was low, somewhere between three...
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Studies in Late Antiquity (2018) 2 (4): 464–490.
Published: 01 December 2018
... underlies the emerging practices of Christian asceticism in the second and third centuries. Athletes and Christian ascetics may have chosen to renounce sex for different reasons, but athletes still served as a touchstone to evoke issues relating to good health and regimen. There is a long Greco-Roman...
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Studies in Late Antiquity (2018) 2 (3): 385–418.
Published: 01 September 2018
... for permission to photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2018 Asceticism Governance Identity Christianization Political Thought At some point in his episcopate (513–518 C.E...