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Saint John Cassian (ca. 360 - 435) (Latin: Jo(h)annes Eremita Cassianus, Joannus Cassianus, or Joannes Massiliensis), John the Ascetic, or John Cassian the Roman, was a Christian theologian celebrated in both the Western and Eastern Churches for his mystical writings. He is known both as one of the "Scythian monks" and as one of the "Desert Fathers." (courtesy of wikipedia.com)
This edition includes the following works:
The Twelve Books on the Institutes of the Coenobia
Book I. Of the Dress of the Monks.
Book II. Of the Canonical System of the Nocturnal Prayers and Psalms.
Book III. Of the Canonical System of the Daily Prayers and Psalms.
Book IV. Of the Institutes of the Renunciants.
Book VI. On the Spirit of Fornication.
WE have thought best to omit altogether the translation of this book.
Book VII.of the Spirit of Covetousness.
Book VIII. Of the Spirit of Anger.
Book IX. Of the Spirit of Dejection.
Book X. Of the Spirit of Accidie.
Book XI. Of the Spirit of Vainglory.
Conferences of John Cassian.
I. First Conference of Abbot Moses.
II. Second Conference of Abbot Moses.
III. Conference of Abbot Paphnutius.
IV. Conference of Abbot Daniel.
V. Conference of Abbot Serapion.
VI. Conference of Abbot Theodore.
VII. First Conference of Abbot Serenus.
VIII. The Second Conference of Abbot Serenus.
IX. The First Conference of Abbot Isaac.
X. The Second Conference of Abbot Isaac.
XI. The First Conference of Abbot Chaeremon.
XII. The Second Conference of Abbot Chaeremon.
XIII. The Third Conference of Abbot Chaeremon.
XIV. The First Conference of Abbot Nesteros.
XV. The Second Conference of Abbot Nesteros.