A History of Monastic Spirituality
by Luc Bresard, English translation by D. Hilda Wood OSB

 http://www.scourmont.be/studium/bresard/
Benedictine rules at http://www.osb.org/rb/text/toc.html#toc

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Click onto link to article on pre-Egyptian Monasticism by Sr Roselin Sebastian SST
http://dukhrana.in/the-spirituality-of-qyama-an-ideal-for-modern-monasticism/