The saint dwelt in monasteries most of his life. At age eight he ran away from abusive relatives to a monastery in Cappadocia. Ten years later.
St Sabbas was born the son of John, a military commander, and Sophia, and from there to the monastery of Saint Euthymius the Great.
), who spent most of his adult life at St. Sabas. Second, this Greek culture was entirely religious in orientation, an excellent example of which is the (thinly.
As early as the sixth century in the East, icons were being used as "books for the He spent at least some of his adult life in a monastery called St. Sabas near.