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Photo of Jan Bremmer
Time and place: Mar. 15, 2019 2:00 PM3:00 PM, Domus Theologica. Room U214

A pioneer of Christian monasticism in the 3rd and 4th centuries, St. Antony was highly influential, not least through the highly popular Life of St. Antony written by Athanasius of Alexandria. Inspired by this text, Jerome decided to write a rival biography focusing on another early monk, St. Paul the Hermit