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The book of Paradise : being the histories and sayings of the monks and ascetics of the Egyptian desert by Palladius, Hieronymus and others. The Syriac texts, according to the recension of ʻAnân-Îshôʻ of Bêth ʻÂbhê / edited with an English translation by E.A. Wallis Budge.

ʻAnân-Îshôʻ, active 7th century.
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London : Printed for Lady Meux by W. Drugulin, Leipzig, 1904.

Physical description

2 volumes ; 28 cm.


Paged continuously
The "histories" and the "sayings" were published separately in 1934, the former under title "Stories of the holy fathers", and the latter, "The wit and wisdom of the Christian fathers of Egypt"
"The life of Saint Anthony, by Athanasius": v. 1, p. [3]-108


v. 1. English translation.--v. 2. English translation-continued; index and Syriac text.


  • English
  • Syriac, Modern

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