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distinguished as the YOUNGER. Among the histories published by Heribert Rosweyd (Vitae Patrum, fol. Antwerp, 1615, p. 233) is one of a certain Posthumius of Memphis, father (i. e. abbot) of five thousand monks. The MSS. have Pachomius instead of Posthumius. The truth of the whole history is, however, strongly suspected by the editors of the Acta Sanctorum, who have, nevertheless, printed it in the introduction to the account of Pachomius of Tabenna, the subject of the preceding article.


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