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В древнем монашеском Патерике рассказывается: «Три монаха имели обыкновение ежегодно приходить к авве Антонию Великому. (с.106)

Abba [ˈæbə]  (Father) [ˈfɑːðə]

It is written in an ancient monastic patericon (or Byzantine collection of the sayings of saints and ascetics) that “there was a custom that three monks would annually pay a visit to Abba (Father) Anthony the Great. (p.73)

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