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date: 25 May 2022

Apophthegmata Patrum (Sayings of the Fathers) (late 5th cent.) 

The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity
J. William HarmlessJ. William Harmless

One of the most influential works of Christian monasticism, the Apophthegmata Patrum is an anthology of terse anecdotes about and memorable sayings from (mostly) 4th- and 5th-century Egyptian monks.... ...

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