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Histories of the Monks of Upper Egypt and The Life of Onnophrius

By Paphnutius; Translation and Introduction by Tim Vivian
ISBN: 978-1-60724-142-3
Far from the Christian metropolis of Alexandria, removed from the well-known and much–visited monastic settlements of the Thebaid, and infintely remote from Rome, lay the garrison towns of Aswan and Philae. There Christians and pagans coexisted. Integral to the christian community on this desert frontier of Empire were the local monks–ascetics, intercessors, and miracle workers.
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