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Published: 17 November 2011

238 Pages


ISBN: 9780199696963

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Palladius of Helenopolis

The Origenist Advocate

Demetrios S. Katos

Oxford Early Christian Studies

  • The first monograph devoted to the life, work, and thought of Palladius of Helenopolis (ca. 362-420), who is a key source for the lives of John Chrysostom, Theophilus of Alexandria, and Evagrius of Pontus, and in the topics of asceticism, spirituality, pilgrimage, hagiography, gender construction, and Origenism.
  • Offers a new reading of of Palladius' Dialogue on the Life of St. John Chrysostom and his Lausiac History.
  • Clearly written to be accessible to readers without prior knowledge of Palladius' writings.