Theoleptos of Philadelphia: The Monastic Discourses by Robert E. Sinkewicz
English | 1992 | ISBN: 0888441118 | 418 Pages | PDF | 72 MB
The Monastic Discourses constitute the largest part of the surviving literary corpus of Theoleptos of Philadelpheia. They cover a variety of genres ranging from counsels of spiritual direction to exhortations on monastic discipline and liturgical homilies.
Written between the years 1307 and 1322, they are prime-of importance for the study of Byzantine spirituality just prior to the outbreak of the Hesychast and Palamite controversies;