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The Armenian history attributed to Sebeos

Author: Sebēos, Bishop of BagratunikÊ»; Robert W Thomson; James Howard-Johnston; Tim Greenwood
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 1999.
Series: Translated texts for historians, v. 31.
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This, the first English translation of the 1979 critical edition of the classical Armenian text, is of interest to all those studying the Middle East in late antiquity, since Sebeos not only sets the scene for the coming of Islam but provides the only substantial non-Muslim account of the initial period of expansion. The notes are specifically aimed at the reader unfamiliar with Armenian. The historical commentary  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sebēos, Bishop of Bagratunikʻ, 7th cent.
Armenian history attributed to Sebeos.
Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 1999
(OCoLC)606250026
Named Person: Sebēos, Bishop of Bagratunikʻ; Sebēos, Bishop of Bagratunikʻ; Seb*eos, évêque du royaume des Bagratides
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sebēos, Bishop of BagratunikÊ»; Robert W Thomson; James Howard-Johnston; Tim Greenwood
ISBN: 0853235643 9780853235644
OCLC Number: 44228890
Language Note: Translated from the Armenian.
Description: 2 volumes (355 pages) : maps ; 21 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. Translation and notes --
pt. 2. Historical commentary.
Series Title: Translated texts for historians, v. 31.
Other Titles: Patmutʻiwn i Herakln.
Responsibility: translated, with notes, by R.W. Thomson ; historical commentary by James Howard-Johnston ; assistance from Tim Greenwood.

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