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Inhaltsangabe: The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (GEDSH) is the first major encyclopedia-type reference work devoted exclusively to Syriac Christianity, both as a field of scholarly inquiry and as the inheritance of Syriac Christians today. In more than 600 entries it covers the Syriac heritage from its beginnings in the first centuries of the Common Era up to the present day. Special attention is given to authors, literary works, scholars, and locations that are associated with the Classical Syriac tradition. Within this tradition, the diversity of Syriac Christianity is highlighted as well as Syriac Christianity s broader literary and historical contexts, with major entries devoted to Greek and Arabic authors and more general themes, such as Syriac Christianity s contacts with Judaism and Islam, and with Armenian, Coptic, Ethiopian, and Georgian Christianities. In addition to the literary tradition, inscriptions and objects of art are given due consideration. The entries are accompanied by 131 illustrations, twenty of which are in color. The volume closes with maps, lists of patriarchs of the main Syriac Churches of the Middle East, and elaborate indices.
Über den Autor: GEDSH is a collaborative project that involves seventy-six scholars from across the globe. Three of the four editors are associated with major universities in Europe and the United States: Oxford University, Yale University, and Duke University. The fourth editor is the founding director of Beth Mardutho: The Syriac Institute. GEDSH was carried out under the auspices of Beth Mardutho.
Buchbeschreibung Piscataway, N.J. U.S.A. Gorgias Pr Llc, 2011. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Fine. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Large heavy pictorial hard cover. Stated first edition published by Gorgias Press. Fine condition. No dust jacket. A very nice copy. Approximately 8 3/4 inches by 11 inches. Buchnummer des Verkäufers RM 331
Buchbeschreibung Gorgias Pr Llc, 2012. Hardcover. Buchzustand: New. book. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 1593337140
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