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Persian martyr acts under King Yazdgird I

Author: Geoffrey Herman
Publisher: Piscataway, NJ : Gorgias Press, 2016.
Series: Persian martyr acts in Syriac, 5.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this book, five short texts focused on the martyring of Christians under the Sasanian King Yazdgird I (399-420 CE) are edited and translated for the first time. The texts are presented in pointed Syriac and English on opposing pages for optimal clarity.
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Genre/Form: History
Sources
Named Person: Sassaniden
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Herman
ISBN: 9781463206239 1463206232
OCLC Number: 962853028
Language Note: In Syriac and English.
Description: xxvi, 65 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The martydom of Narseh --
The martydom of Tātāq --
The ten martyrs from Bēth Garmai --
The martydom of Šābūr --
The confessions of the blessed Mār 'Abdā.
Series Title: Persian martyr acts in Syriac, 5.
Responsibility: edited and translated by Geoffrey Herman.

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In this book, five short texts focused on the martyring of Christians under the Sasanian King Yazdgird I (399-420 CE) are edited and translated for the first time. The texts are presented in pointed Syriac and English on opposing pages for optimal clarity.

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