Evagrius Ponticus, Sententiae ad virginem directa/
Epistola ad virginem


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Incipit:
Dilige Dominum, et amabit te; famulare illi...
Dilige Dominum, et amabit te; servi illi...

Editions (different translations of the Greek original):
  • Gressman, H., Nonnenspiegel und Mönchsspiegel des Euagrios Pontikos. Texte und Untersuchungen, vol. 39.4, Leipzig: Hinrichs 1913 (Greek text).Wilmart, André, ‘Les versions latines des sentences d’Evagre pour les vierges’, in: Revue Bénédictine 28 (1911), S. 143-153.
  • Holstenius, Lucas and Marianus Brockie, Codex Regularum, Augsburg 1759, pp. 468-469 (siglum H in ed. Wilmart)
  • Patrologia Latina, vol. 20, col. 1185-1888.
  • Patrologia Graeca, vol. 40, col. 1283-1286.
  • Schmitz, Gerhard, Aachen 816. Zu Überlieferung und Edition der Kanonikergesetzgebung Ludwigs des Frommen, in: Deutsches Archiv für Erforschung des Mittelalters 63 (2007), pp. 497-544, here pp. 535-537.
  • online.
Translations:
  • Sinkewicz, Robert E., Evagrius of Pontus: The Greek Ascetic Corpus. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press 2003 (transl. of the Greek text).
Manuscripts:

Vatican, Biblioteca Apostilica Vaticana, Reg. lat. 140 
s. IXin
fol. 149-150v  

Fleury

Rome, Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale, Vitt. Em. 1348
soon after 816


Nonantola, forms part of the Institutio Sanctimonialium, ascribed to Augustine,
ed. in Schmitz

Paris, BN, n.a. lat  239  
s. Xex-XIin  
fol. 33v-37v  
Ms S in ed. Wilmart 
from Silos, Ms. S. in ed. Wilmart, catalogue description

Toulouse, Bibl. Municipale 162 (I.91)
s. XII
fol. 66-67

similar to Vatican Ms; archive org;
description Rudge, pp. 149-151


Literature:
  • Elm, Susanna, ‘Evagrius Ponticus’ Sententiae ad Virginem’, in: Dumbarton Oaks Papers 45 (1991), S. 97-120.
  • Elm, Susanna, ‘The Sententiae ad virginem by Evagrius Ponticus and the Problem of Early Monastic Rules’, in: Augustinianum 30 (1990), S. 393-404.
  • Diem, Albrecht, Das monastische Experiment: Die Rolle der Keuschheit bei der Entstehung des westlichen Klosterwesens, Vita Regularis, Abhandlungen, vol. 24, Münster: LIT-Verlag 2005, pp. 60-62.
  • Schmitz, Gerhard, Aachen 816. Zu Überlieferung und Edition der Kanonikergesetzgebung Ludwigs des Frommen, in: Deutsches Archiv für Erforschung des Mittelalters 63 (2007), pp. 497-544, esp. pp. 517-522 and pp. 535-537 (on Nonantola manuscript, with a synoptic edition).
  • Rudge, Lindsey, Texts and contexts: Women’s dedicated life from Caesarius to Benedict, Ph.D. St. Andrews 2006, pp. 149-151 (on Paris Ms), online.
  • Website of Joel Kalvesmaki.