History and hagiography from the late antique Sinai : including translations of Pseudo-Nilus' Narrations, Ammonius' Report on the slaughter of the monks of Sinai and Rhaithous, and Anastasius of Sinai's Tales of the Sinai fathers (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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History and hagiography from the late antique Sinai : including translations of Pseudo-Nilus' Narrations, Ammonius' Report on the slaughter of the monks of Sinai and Rhaithous, and Anastasius of Sinai's Tales of the Sinai fathers

Author: Daniel Caner; Richard M Price; Kevin van Bladel; Sebastian P Brock
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2010.
Series: Translated texts for historians, 53
Edition/Format:   Print book : Italian
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The Sinai peninsula emerged in late antiquity as a distinct region of the Christian holy land, identified from the fourth century onward as the Old Testament place where the Hebrews had wandered,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Caner; Richard M Price; Kevin van Bladel; Sebastian P Brock
ISBN: 9781846312168 1846312167
OCLC Number: 876612044
Description: xi, 346 p., [1] c. di tav. ; 21 cm.
Contents: ContentsPreface and AcknowledgementsAbbreviationsIntroduction1. The Formation and History of Third Palestine2. The Christian Development of the Sinai Peninsula3. Assessing the Saracen Menace on the Sinai Frontier4. The Sinai Martyr Tradition5. Death and the MountainMajor Sinai Narratives: Introductions, Translations and commentaries1. Pseudo-Nilus, Narrations (Narrationes), Concerning the Slaughter of the Monks of Sinai and the Captivity of Theodulus2. A Ninth-Century Excerpt from Ps.-Nilus, Narrations, trans. Sebastian Brock3. Nilus of Ancyra, Letter to Heliodorus (Ep. IV.62)4. Ammonius, Report (Relatio), Concerning the Slaughter of the Monks of Sinai and Rhaithou5. Anastasius of Sinai, Collection I: Tales of the Sinai Fathers (Dicgcmata paterika); selections from Collection II: EdifyingTales (Dicgcmata stcriktika)Appendix I: Sinai Pilgrimage Accounts and Travel Documents6. Ephraim the Syrian, Hymns 19 and 20, trans. Kevin van Bladel7. Egeria, Travelogue (Itinerarium) I-IX, with abridgements byPeter the Deacon8. Theodoret of Cyrrhus, Religious History (Historia religiosa) II.13, VI.7-13 2329. Emperor Marcian, Letter to Bishop Macarius and the Monks of Sinai, trans. Richard M. Price10. Jacob of Serug, Letter VII (To the Monks of Sinai), trans. Kevin van Bladel11, Cosmas Indicopleustes, Christian Topography (Topographica christiana) V, selections12. Piacenza Pilgrim, Travelogue (Itinerarium) 33-42 25213. Gregory the Great, Letters IV.44 (To Rusticiana) and XI.2 (To John, Abbot of Mount Sina)14. Nessana Papyri, selections:a. P.Colt 89 (Account of a Trading Company, c. 6th-7th century)b. P.Colt 72 (Order from the Governor for a Guide,c. March 684)c. P.Colt 73 (Order from the Governor for a Guide, c. December 683)Appendix II: Sinai Defences15. Procopius of Caesarea, On Buildings (De Aedificiis) V.viii.1-916. Eutychius (Sa'id ibn Batriq) of Alexandria, Annals (Annales Ecclesiastici), selections, trans. Kevin van Bladel17. Theophanes the Confessor, Chronographia AM 6123, 6124 (630/1, 631/2 CE)Maps and PlansBibliographyIndex
Series Title: Translated texts for historians, 53
Responsibility: Daniel Caner ; with contributions by Sebastian Brock, Richard M. Price and Kevin van Bladel.

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This book is an important contribution to the synchronic study of the whole literary tradition concerning Sinai in late antiquity and summarizes the current state of research, though without Read more...

 
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