'Garments of salvation'

representations of monastic clothing in Late Antiquity

This article examines descriptions of clothing of male and female monks that abound in late antique monastic literature. These accounts sought to create a monastic 'uniform' that would set the boundaries and establish the values of monastic life. Despite this attempt at standardisation, contradictio...

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Author:Rebecca Krawiec
Volume:17
Pages:125-150
Language:English
Periodical:Journal of Early Christian Studies
Number:1
Format:Article
Topic:- Biography > Person and Life > Augustin's Monachism > Monachism > habit
- Works > Epistulae > [Epistulae - numérotées] > Ep. 262 (ad Ecdicia)
- Biography > Relations and Sources > Students & Correspondents > Ecdicia
Status:Active