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Loeb Classical Library 190

Letters, Volume I: Letters 1-58


Translated by Roy J. Deferrari

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$28.00 • £19.95 • €25.00

ISBN 9780674992092

Publication Date: 01/01/1926


432 pages

4-1/4 x 6-3/8 inches


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  • Foreword
  • Prefatory Note
  • Introduction
    • I. Life of St. Basil
      • 1. Early Life and Education
      • 2. Basil and Monasticism
      • 3. The Priesthood
      • 4. Basil and Arianism
      • 5. Basil as Archbishop
    • II. Some Important Works of St. Basil
    • III. St. Basil’s Letters
    • IV. Table of Dates
    • V. Bibliography
      • 1. Manuscripts
      • 2. Editions
      • 3. Translations of the Letters
      • 4. Miscellaneous Works on St. Basil
    • VI. The Letters of St. Basil Arranged in Parallel Columns according to the Benedictine and the Older Numbering
    • VII. The Letters of St. Basil Arranged in Parallel Columns according to the Older and the Benedictine Numbering
  • Letters
    • I. To Eustathius, the Philosopher
    • II. Basil to Gregory
    • III. To Candidianus
    • IV. To Olympius
    • V. To Nectarius, in Consolation
    • VI. To the Wife of Nectarius, in Consolation
    • VII. To Gregory, My Comrade
    • VIII. An Apology to the Caesarians for His Withdrawal, and a Treatise on Faith
    • IX. To Maximus, the Philosopher
    • X. To a Widow
    • XI. Without Address; For Friendship’s Sake
    • XII. To Olympius
    • XIII. To Olympius
    • XIV. To Gregory, a Friend
    • XV. To Arcadius, Imperial Treasurer
    • XVI. Against Eunomius, the Heretic
    • XVII. To Origen
    • XVIII. To Macarius and John
    • XIX. To Gregory, a Friend
    • XX. To the Sophist Leontius
    • XXI. To the Sophist Leontius
    • XXII. Without Address; on the Perfection of the Monastic Life
    • XXIII. An Admonition to a Monk
    • XXIV. To Athanasius, Father of Athanasius, Bishop of Ancyra
    • XXV. To Athanasius, Bishop of Ancyra
    • XXVI. To Caesarius, the Brother of Gregory
    • XXVII. To Eusebius, Bishop of Samosata
    • XXVIII. To the Church of Neocaesarea, Consolatory
    • XXIX. To the Church at Ancyra, Consolatory
    • XXX. To Eusebius, Bishop of Samosata
    • XXXI. To Eusebius, Bishop of Samosata
    • XXXII. To Sophronius, the Master Letter
    • XXXIII. To Aburgius
    • XXXIV. To Eusebius, Bishop of Samosata
    • XXXV. Without Address, in Behalf of Leontius
    • XXXVI. Without Address, Asking Assistance
    • XXXVII. Without Address, in Behalf of a Foster Brother
    • XXXVIII. To Gregory His Brother; on the Difference between Substance and Person
    • XXXIX. Julian to Basil
    • XL. Julian to Basil
    • XLI. Basil to Julian, a Reply to the Preceding
    • XLII. To Chilo, His Pupil
    • XLIII. Admonition to the Young
    • XLIV. To a Fallen Monk
    • XLV. To a Fallen Monk
    • XLVI. To a Fallen Virgin
    • XLVII. To Friend Gregory
    • XLVIII. To Eusebius, Bishop of Samosata
    • XLIX. To Bishop Arcadius
    • L. To Bishop Innocentius
    • LI. To Bishop Bosporius
    • LII. To the Canonicae
    • LIII. To the Chorepiscopi
    • LIV. To the Chorepiscopi
    • LV. To Paregorius, the Presbyter
    • LVI. To Pergamius
    • LVII. To Meletius, Bishop of Antioch
    • LVIII. To Gregory, His Brother
  • Index of Proper Names

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