Ancient Christian anchorites rejected many aspects of ordinary life and practiced denying various bodily pleasures. Dr Andrew Jotischky, Professor of Medieval History, Royal Holloway, University of London, returns to the show to discuss their practices and way of life in the Mediterranean Basin.
Professor Jotischky was previously on the show in the episodes:
- Early Christian Monasticism in the Eastern Mediterranean w. Dr Andrew Jotischky (July 13, 2021)
- Monasticism During the Crusades w. Dr Andrew Jotischky (April 6, 2021)
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- Professor Jotischky is the author of numerous publications including co-authoring monograph Latin and Greek Monasticism in the Crusader States (Cambridge University Press, 2020)