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The Northern Thebaid

The Northern Thebaid

monastic saints of the Russian North

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Published by St. Herman of Alaska Brotherhood in Platina, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian saints -- Russia.,
  • Monasticism and religious orders.,
  • Russia -- Church history.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementcompiled and translated by Seraphim (Rose) and Herman (Podmoshensky) of Platina ; with an introduction by I.M. Kontzevitch.
    ContributionsRose, Seraphim, 1934-, Herman, Abbot, 1934-, Kont︠s︡evich, I. M. 1893-1965., Saint Herman of Alaska Brotherhood.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 296 p. :
    Number of Pages296
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22733467M
    ISBN 100938635379

    The Thebaid acquired its name from its proximity to the ancient Egyptian capital of Thebes ().During the Ancient Egyptian dynasties this region was dominated by Thebes and its priesthood at the temple of Amun at Karnak.. In Ptolemaic Egypt, the Thebaid formed a single administrative district under the Epistrategos of Thebes, who was also responsible for overseeing navigation in the Red Sea and Capital: Ptolemais. • $ - 'Founder' — As our special thanks for backing the Thebaid Project at the $ level, we will send you the Founding Subscribers’ Deluxe Limited Edition* of the North American Thebaid Book (signed & numbered), PLUS a signed/matted Fine Art Print from the Thebaid Project (ship dates for prints begin mid; book target ship date.

      Northern Thebaid by I. M. Kontzevitch “A nd still the voice of the Northern Thebaid calls us,” Father Seraphim (Rose) wrote in his book of lives of the saints of Northern Russia, “-not, it may be, to go to the desert (although some fortunate few may be able to do even that, for the forests are still on God’s earth)-but at least to keep alive the fragrance of the desert in our hearts.   The project “The North American Thebaid: a photographic pilgrimage to Orthodox Christian monasteries of the United States and Canada,” is to be one man’s two-year spiritual trek across the wide expanse of America and Canada, covering nineteen states, four provinces, miles from New York to California and from Florida to Alaska and culminating in the publication of a large.

    The Thebaid is a great subject for an epic poem. It was featured in Aeschylus tantalizing tragedy, The Seven Against Thebes., but most readers of the classics will be familiar with the story by way of Sophocles Antigone, arguably the greatest tragedy from all antiquity.*4/5. Book 1. standards and northern triumphs—Rhine twice subjugated, Hister twice brought under obedience, Dacians hurled down from their leagued mountain, or, earlier yet, Jove’s warfare warded off in years scarce past childhood. 6 And you, glory added to Latium’s fame, whom, as you take on your aged father’s enterprises anew, 7 Rome wishes hers for eternity: though a narrower path move.


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_The Northern Thebaid: Monastic Saints of the Russian North_ is a collection of Saints' lives edited by Fathers Seraphim Rose and Herman Podmoshensky of Platina, California and first published in Most of the source material in this book derives from old Russian texts of the Lives of Saints from the 19th century preserved after the Russian /5(8).

Revisiting the early stages of the Thebaid Project has been the key to its successful fulfillment in the near future. Over the last few weeks I have been revising my text contributions to the North American Thebaid photo book, at the direction of Fr Mikel Hill, manager of St Tikhon’s Monastery Press and Bookstore, and editor of the Thebaid book.

Northern Thebaid (Russian: Северная Фиваида), is the poetic name of the northern Russian lands surrounding Vologda and Belozersk, appeared as a comparison with the Egyptian area Thebaid - well-known settling place of early Christian monks and hermits.

Historically Thebaid (Greek: Θηβαΐδα) is the region of Upper Egypt, the term derives from the Greek name of its capital. In working on the design for the North American Thebaid coffee table book — the publishing goal of my two-year photographic pilgrimage to Orthodox Christian monasteries of the USA & Canada — I am going back through favorite books for pithy sayings on monasticism and the spiritual life.

Some of these may make it into the finished Thebaid. The "Northern Thebaid" derives from the early Egyptian Thebaid, the desert to where hermits and monks would flee in order to live with Christ alone and be free of worldly pressures.

Russia's conversion to Orthodox Christianity began during AD under the reign of St. Vladimir/5(7). The Northern Theba'id book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The Egyptian Thebaid was the place of ascetic struggle for the /5.

From the fourth century A.D., the desert Thebaid of Egypt was the home of thousands of monks and nuns who made the desert a city peopled with Christians striving toward heaven in the angelic way of life. A thousand years later, no fewer thousands of monks and nuns, likewise seeking union with.

The Northern Thebaid - the Russian "desert" of the forested, marshy North - offered an equal number of monks and nuns a place to seek their salvation in the footsteps of great monastic Fathers of more recent times, such as St.

Sergius of Radonezh, St. Cyril of White Lake and St. Nilus of Sora. This is the book called “The Northern Thebaid” about monastic Saints of the Russian North. The book was compiled by Fathers Seraphim (Rose) and Herman (Podmoshensky) of Platina, California, the founders of St.

Herman of Alaska Brotherhood. One of the chapters of the book is devoted to the life of Saint Nilus of Sora. “The Northern Thebaid: Monastic Saints of the Russian North” [St. Herman of Alaska Brotherhood, 3rd edition, ] Compiled and translated by Fr.

Seraphim Rose and Abbot Herman Podmoshensky “From the fourth century A.D., the desert Thebaid of Egypt was the home of thousands of monks and nuns who made the desert a city peopled with. The Northern Thebaid: Monastic Saints of the Russian North Fr. Seraphim (Rose) Long out of print and much sought for (so much that we not so jokingly counselled the fortunate few who possessed the original hardbound edition to chain their copies to their lecterns!), this treasury of blessings from the monastic tradition of the Russian North includes lives of such well-known luminaries as St.

Book is in typical used-Good Condition. Will show signs of wear to cover and/or pages. There may be underlining, highlighting, and or writing.

May not include supplemental items (like discs, access codes, dust jacket, etc). Will be a good Reading copy. NORTHERN THEBAID: MONASTIC SAINTS OF RUSSIAN NORTH By Seraphim Rose. Book: The Northern Thebaid: Monastic Saints of the Russian North. Click to enlarge image(s). The Introduction by Professor Kontzevitch consists of excerpts from his book, The Acquisition of the Holy Spirit in Ancient Russia, referring to the period of the "Northern Thebaid" -- the great spiritual current which proceeds from St.

Sergius of Radonezh in the 14th century [and behind him, from Byzantine Hesychasm] to the end of the 17th. Illustrated with rare pictures from the old Russian books and magazines, The Northern Thebaid chronicles the lives of a number of holy men and women of the Russian forests, presenting the Orthodox monastic tradition which inspired them and which is still alive today for those who would following their footsteps.

This edition is a facsimile of. Illustrated with rare pictures from old Russian books and magazines, The Northern Thebaid chronicles the lives of a number of holy men and women of the Russian forests, presenting the Orthodox monastic tradition which inspired them and which is still alive today for those who would follow in their footsteps.

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PUBLIUS PAPINIUS STATIUS was a Roman poet who flourished in the late C1st A.D. during the reign of the Emperor Domitian. He was the author of a collection of dedicatory poems known as the Silvae, the epic Thebaid in twelve books, and the unfinished last two works relate the stories of the Seven Against Thebes and the youth of Achilles respectively.

The Northern Thebaid: Monastic Saints of the Russian North From the fourth century A.D., the desert Thebaid of Egypt was the home of thousands of monks and nuns who made the desert a city peopled with Christians striving toward heaven in the angelic way of life.

THEBAID CONTENTS. BOOK 1. Exile of Polynices & Tydeus. BOOK 2. Bridal of the Adrastides Embassy of Tydeus to Thebes. BOOK 3. The Winds of War; Prophecy of Amphiaraus. BOOK 4. Army of the Seven Necromancy of Tiresias Drought of Nemea.

BOOK 5. Hypsipyle & the Lemnians Death of Opheltes. BOOK 6. Funeral of Opheltes The First Nemean Games. BOOK 7.Hermit of the Thebaid [ edit ] into the northern Coptic dialect and script known as Bohairic. The Greek text is on a scroll, while the monk writes on a “codex”—a book with closing covers and individual pages, a format familiar to us, but new in the fourth century CE.Statius: Thebaid.

A new complete downloadable English translation of his epic of the Seven Against Thebes.