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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 (2022) 6 (1): 5–34.
Published: 01 February 2022
... and patronage bishops Merovingians Christianity historians monasticism In 589 CE, about 40 nuns of the Convent of the Holy Cross at Poitiers staged a revolt against their abbess, Leubovera, whom they accused of cruelty, neglect, playing board games contrary to the monastic rule, using the altar...
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Studies in Late Antiquity (2020) 4 (4): 408–451.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Joe Glynias This article sheds light on a hitherto unexplored phenomenon that alters our picture of Byzantine monasticism: the monastic culture of the Black Mountain outside Antioch. From 969-1084, the Black Mountain thrived as a destination for a variety of Chalcedonian monks: Greek-speaking...
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Studies in Late Antiquity (2020) 4 (4): 370–407.
Published: 01 November 2020
... for future work on Symeon the Younger. © 2020 by The Regents of the University of California 2020 Stylites Symeon the Younger pilgrimage pilgrimage tokens Antioch (on the Orontes) late antique Syria monasticism monastic architecture hagiography Christian cult site Symeon...