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Saint Anthony Saint Anthony (c. 251-356), also known as Anthony of Thebes, was founder of Christian monasticism.

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Born in Egypt, at the age of 20 he renounced all his possessions and lived in a tomb, and at 35 sought further solitude on a mountain in the desert.

In 305 Anthony founded the first cenobitic order, or community of Christians following a rule of life under a superior.

When he was about 100 he went to Alexandria and preached against the Arians (see Arius).

Anthony's temptations in the desert were a popular subject in art; he is also often depicted with a pig.

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Saint Anthony was a Christian saint from Egypt.


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Category: Others  - ( Others Archive)

Date Added: 30 September '11

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