The Life (Lives) of the Jura Fathers: The Life and Rule of the Holy Fathers Romanus, Lupicinus, and Eugendus, Abbots of the Monasteries in the Jura Mountains.

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8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm; 240 pp. Cistercian Studies, No. 178. With footnotes, maps, bibliography, and indices. The title page continues: "With appendices: Avitus of Vienne, Letter XVIII to Viventiolus, Eucherius of Lyon, The Passion of the Martyrs of Agaune, Saint Maurice and His Companions, In Praise of the Desert. Translated, with an Introduction by Tim Vivian, Kim Vivian, Jeffrey Burton Russell, with the assistance of Charles Cummings, OCSO. Preface by Terrence Kardong, OSB; Foreword by Adalbert de Vogue, OSB". In 435, Romanus entered the forests of the Jura Mountains of eastern France for a life of solitude; he was followed by his brother, Lupicinus, and later by Eugendus. "This first English translation . . . supplies a chapter long missing in anglophone monastic history and conveys significant information of early Christian Gaul, its church, and the implantation of monasticism." A new, unread and unused book.

Title: The Life (Lives) of the Jura Fathers: The Life and Rule of the Holy Fathers Romanus, Lupicinus, and Eugendus, Abbots of the Monasteries in the Jura Mountains.

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Categories: Catholic - Church History,

Publisher: Kalamazoo, Michigan., Cistercian Publications.: 1999

ISBN Number: 0879077786

ISBN Number 13: 9780879077785

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Fine

Seller ID: 22902

Keywords: France Jura Mountains; Catholic; History; Monasticism; Biography; Hagiography; Christian Gaul Romanus Lupicinus Eugendus Cistercian