Hilarion of Gaza

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A Palestinian monk, born in the village of Thabatha, south of Gaza , where he founded his monastery . He died in Cyprus . Jerome wrote the Life of Hilarion ( c .390), inspired by the Latin version of the Life of Antony by Evagrius of Antioch ( c . 375 ), and by a letter written by Epiphanius of Salamis ( c . 315–403 ). Sozomen provided a brief biography of Hilarion as part of his survey of monasticism and the conversion of his family to Christianity
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity
EditorsOliver Nicholson
PublisherOxford University Press
ISBN (Electronic)9780191744457
ISBN (Print)9780198662778
StatePublished - 2018


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