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Published: 18 September 2014

378 Pages | 1 in-text illustration


ISBN: 9780199582631

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The Canons of Our Fathers

Monastic Rules of Shenoute

Bentley Layton

Oxford Early Christian Studies

  • First publication of an important ancient text that sheds light on ancient monastic practices
  • Text accompanied by informative social historical discussion
  • Text translated by a leading expert in Coptic language