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The chronography of George Synkellos : a Byzantine chronicle of universal history from the creation

Author: Geōrgios, Synkellos; William Adler; Paul Tuffin
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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George Synkellos, a monk of Constantinople who once held a position of authority under the patriarch Tarasios, composed (in Greek) a chronicle of universal history in the early ninth century. The  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Chronologies
Chronology
Chronologie
Named Person: Geōrgios, Synkellos; Ge*orgios, Synkellos; George Synkellos
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Geōrgios, Synkellos; William Adler; Paul Tuffin
ISBN: 0199241902 9780199241903
OCLC Number: 59399682
Language Note: Translated from the Greek.
Description: lxxxviii, 638 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Synkellos and the Christian chronographic tradition --
Synkellos' contribution to chronography --
Modes of chronological argumentation --
Structure and organization in the Christian universal chronicle from Eusebios to Synkellos --
Synkellos' sources and originality --
Chronological conventions : eras and cycles --
Textual history and Greek editions of Synkellos --
Synkellos' chronicle in scholarship since Scaliger --
Previous translations --
The present translation and its convention --
The chronography of George Synkellos --
Appendix of biblical names --
Index of textual citations --
Index of subjects and proper names.
Other Titles: Ecloga chronographica.
Responsibility: translated with introduction and notes by William Adler and Paul Tuffin.
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a valuable source and contribution * Journal of Near Eastern Studies, Volume 66, Number 4 * This translation together with the introduction advances our understanding of Byzantine culture in the Read more...

 
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