Nothing is known of this author : but from internal evidence afforded by his work itself, it is probable that he was either an Egyptian or Syrian, and wrote not long after the subjugation of his native country by the Saracens in the seventh century.
Valentine Ernest Loescher, in the Appendix
to his Stromatea, s. Dissertationes Sacri et Literarii Argumenti,
4to. Wittemberg, 1723, published in the original Greek with a Latin version a discourse entitled Pachomii Monachi Sermonem contra Mores sui Saeculi et Providentiae Divinae Contemtum.
Fabric. Bibl. Graec.
vol. ix. p. 313, note n. sub fin.