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Jacob of Edessa and the Syriac culture of his day

Author: R B ter Haar Romeny
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008.
Series: Monographs of the Peshiṭta Institute, Leiden, v. 18.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Jacob of Edessa (c 640-708) is considered the most learned Christian of the early days of Islam. This title includes articles that discuss Jacob's biography as well as his position in early Islamic Edessa, and presents a picture of the various aspects of Jacob of Edessa's life and work as a scholar and clergyman.
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Jacob of Edessa and the Syriac culture of his day.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008
(DLC) 2009455396
(OCoLC)286436086
Named Person: Jacob, of Edessa; Jacob, of Edessa; Jakob, von Edessa.; Jacques; Jakob, von Edessa.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: R B ter Haar Romeny
ISBN: 9789047426936 9047426932
OCLC Number: 593295837
Description: 1 online resource (x, 311 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Preface; List of Contributors; BIOGRAPHY; JACOB AS A HISTORIAN AND CORRESPONDENT; JACOB AS A JURIST; JACOB AS AN EXEGETE AND REVISER OF THE PESHITTA; JACOB AS A GRAMMARIAN AND TRANSLATOR; JACOB AS A PHILOSOPHER; JACOB AND THE LITURGY; BIBLIOGRAPHY; A Bibliographical Clavis to the Works of Jacob of Edessa (Revised and Expanded) --
Dirk Kruisheer; INDEXES; Index of Sources; Index of Modern Authors.
Series Title: Monographs of the Peshiṭta Institute, Leiden, v. 18.
Responsibility: edited by Bas ter Haar Romeny.

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Jacob of Edessa is considered the most learned Christian of the early days of Islam. Exactly 1300 years after his death in 708, fifteen articles written by prominent specialists sketch a fascinating  Read more...

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