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  • Title: From the Holy Mountain
  • Autor: William Dalrymple
  • Editor: Flamingo
  • Relaese Date: 05 May 1998
  • ISBN: 0006547745
  • EAN: 9780006547747
  • Language: English
  • Age of Range: 15 years
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  • Format Book: PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
  • Number of page: 512 pages
  • File Size: 15MB
  • Rating: ★★★★★



Description From the Holy Mountain by William Dalrymple

In the spring of 587 AD, two monks set off on an extraordinary journey that would take them in an arc across the entire Byzantine world, from the shores of the Bosphorus to the sand dunes of Egypt. On the way John Moschos and his pupil Sophronius the Sophist stayed in caves, monasteries and remote hermitages, collecting the wisdom of the stylites and the desert fathers before their world shattered under the great eruption of Islam. More than a thousand years later, using Moschos'
s writings as his guide, William Dalrymple set off to retrace their footsteps. Despite centuries of isolation, a surprising number of the monasteries and churches visited by the two monks still survive today, surrounded by often hostile populations. Dalrymple'


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