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

Author: George Synkellos; William Adler; Paul Tuffin
Publisher: New York : 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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Synkellos; William Adler; Paul Tuffin
ISBN: 0199241902 9780199241903
OCLC Number: 849351408
Description: lxxxviii, 638 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: I. SYNKELLOS AND THE CHRISTIAN CHRONOGRAPHIC TRADITION ; THE CHRONOGRAPHY OF GEORGE SYNKELLOS ; APPENDIX OF BIBLICAL NAMES ; INDEX OF SUBJECTS AND NAMES ; INDEX OF TEXTUAL CITATIONS
Responsibility: translated with introduction and notes by William Adler and Paul Tuffin.

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This splendidly produced volume makes available a fascinating genre of historiography, important for our understanding of the Byzantines' understanding of themselves and their place in history. * Read more...

 
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