Writings from the Philokalia on prayer of the heart / translated from the Russian text, Dobrotolubiye, by E. Kadloubovsky and G.E.H. Palmer ; with a new foreword and the original introduction and biographical notes.

Uniform title
London : Faber and Faber, 1951 (London ; Beccles : William Clowes and Sons)
420 p. : facsims. ; 23 cm.


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  • "The Greek 'Philokalia' was compiled in the eighteenth century by Macarius of Corinth ... and Nicodemus of the Holy Mountain ... and first published in Venice in 1782 [under title: Philokalia tōn hierōn nēptikōn]"--Foreword, p. 6.
  • Translation of selections from the Russian ed. of the Philokalia by Bishop Ḟeofan, published under title: Dobrotol︠i︡ubie. The Russian ed. was translated from Church Slavonic, with additions from the Greek text not contained in the Slavonic translation of Paisiĭ Velichkovskiĭ.
  • "First published in mcmli"--T.p. verso.
  • Title page printed in red and black.
  • Spencer Coll. copy: "Fourth impression, mcmlxii"--T.p. verso. With list of 2 works "also translated by E. Kadloubovsky and G.E.H. Palmer" on p. opposite t.p.; t.p. printed in black only.
  • Spencer Coll. copy: Gift of Maggy Magerstadt Rosner; with her book label.
Binding note
Spencer Coll. copy: Binding: Turquoise goatskin with wavy inlays in orange, red, green, tan, peach, purple, olive green, black, blue, white, taupe and pink; small amount of gold tooling, title on spine in gold; decorative paper endleaves, from a photo. of beads. By Philip Smith. In red cloth solander case with dark olive brown morocco spine label; wavy black paper onlay on inside front cover.
Other title(s)
  • Dobrotolubiye.
  • Dobrotol︠i︡ubie.
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