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The Church of the East : a concise history

Author: Wilhelm Baum; Dietmar W Winkler
Publisher: London ; New York : RoutledgeCurzon, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Currently the only complete history in English of the Syriac Church of the East, this work covers the periods of the Sassanians, Arabs, Mongols, Ottomans and the twentieth century.


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wilhelm Baum; Dietmar W Winkler
ISBN: 0415297702 9780415297707 9780203423097 0203423097
OCLC Number: 50802547
Description: xii, 204 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: The "Apostolic Church of the East" / Dietmar W. Winkler --
The age of the Sassanians : until 651 / Dietmar W. Winkler --
The age of the Arabs : 650-1258 / Wilhelm Baum --
The age of the Mongols : thirteenth and fourteenth centuries / Wilhelm Baum --
The age of the Ottomans : fifteenth to nineteenth centuries / Wilhelm Baum --
The twentieth century / Dietmar W. Winkler --
Language and literature of the Church of the East. Syriac literature / Dietmar W. Winkler --
Iranian literature / Manfred Hutter --
Turkish, Uighur, and Chinese literature / Wilhelm Baum --
Other Titles: Apostolische Kirche des Ostens.
Responsibility: Wilhelm Baum and Dietmar W. Winkler.
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'The book's great strength is its ready availability and concise coverage. The book is clear, useful and therefore recommended.' - Sobornost, Incorporating Eastern Churches Review'This volume is very Read more...

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