October 21 – Hilarion the Great

Hilarion the Great (d. 371) was born in Gaza but went to Alexandria to study, mostly because they offered the best financial aid package[1]. While in Egypt he learned about Christianity, and converted (the usual order). Once he graduated, he went into the desert and learned hermitting from Anthony the Great (Jan 17), figuring, why… Continue reading October 21 – Hilarion the Great