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Apocalypse

Author: Benjamin Garstad; Pseudo-Methodius.
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts ; London, England : Harvard University Press, 2012.
Series: Dumbarton Oaks medieval library, 14.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume contains two texts that crossed the Mediterranean in Late Antiquity.
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Genre/Form: Apocalyptic literature
Bilingual books
Legends
Early works
Chronologies
Teksten (vorm)
Early works to 1800
Chronology
Named Person: Alexander, the Great; Pseudo-Methodius.; Alexander, the Great
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Garstad; Pseudo-Methodius.
ISBN: 9780674053076 0674053079
OCLC Number: 751780755
Language Note: First work in Greek with English translation on facing pages, and in a Latin version with English translation on facing pages. Second work in Latin with English translation on facing pages. Introduction in English.
Notes: The first work was wrongly attributed to St. Methodius of Olympus and was originally written in Syriac around 692 A.D. The second work is a sixth-century Latin adaptation of a Greek world chronicle, now lost; it is known under the name Excerpta Latina barbari.
Description: xxxix, 420 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Apocalypse --
Greek --
Latin --
Alexandrian World Chronicle --
Book 1 --
Book 2.
Series Title: Dumbarton Oaks medieval library, 14.
Other Titles: Alexandrian world chronicle.
Excerpta Latina barbari.
Excerpta Latina barbari.
Responsibility: Pseudo-Methodius. An Alexandrian world chronicle / edited and translated by Benjamin Garstad.

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The Apocalypse informed medieval expectations of the end of the world, responses to strange and exotic invaders, and the legend of Alexander the Great. An Alexandrian World Chronicle represented the  Read more...

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