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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
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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 --
Appendices.
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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