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Subject Religion » Christianity

DOI: 10.1111/b.9780631232032.2001.x


A Greek title, meaning ‘love of the fine’, that came to be used for anthologies. (1) Anthology of origen's writings published by the cappadocians Basil the Great and Gregory of Nazianzus in the fourth century. (2) Anthology of ascetical and mystical texts compiled by nikodemos the hagiorite (1749–1809) and Makarios of Corinth (1731–1805). A Slavonic version of the Philokalia by paissii velichkovskii was published in 1793, but superseded by the enlarged Russian nineteenth-century version of theophan the recluse . An English translation of the Greek, edited by Bishop Kallistos Ware, the late G. E. H. Palmer and the late Philip Sherrard, reached the fourth of five volumes by 1995. ( 1979–95 ), The Philokalia . London : Faber . ... log in or subscribe to read full text

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