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The Seventh Century in the West-Syrian Chronicles

Author: Robert Hoyland.; Sebastian Brock.; Andrew Palmer.
Publisher: Liverpool University Press 1993.
Series: Online access: University of Liverpool Liverpool University Press Translated Texts for Historians E-Library.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document
Publication:Liverpool University Press Translated Texts for Historians E-Library
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The Seventh Century in the West-Syrian Chronicles makes accessible to a wide public sources vital for the reconstruction of events in the first Islamic century, covering the period which ends with the unsuccessful Arab siege of Constantinople, an event which both modern historians and Syriac chronographers see as making a decisive caesura in history. The general introduction enables a newcomer to the field to  Read more...
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Hoyland.; Sebastian Brock.; Andrew Palmer.
ISBN: 9780853232384 0853232385 9781789628326 1789628326 9781789628326
OCLC Number: 1273683329
Description: 1 online resource
Series Title: Online access: University of Liverpool Liverpool University Press Translated Texts for Historians E-Library.
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The Seventh Century in the West-Syrian Chronicles makes accessible to a wide public sources vital for the reconstruction of events in the first Islamic century, covering the period which ends with the unsuccessful Arab siege of Constantinople, an event which both modern historians and Syriac chronographers see as making a decisive caesura in history. The general introduction enables a newcomer to the field to establish his bearings before tackling the texts. https://global.oup.com/academic/product/9780853232384?cc=us Andrew Palmer came down from Oxford in 1977 with a Double First in Classical Greats. He spent 1977-8 in Tur Abdin and Munich, preparing himself to write a thesis in the history of Syriac monasticism. With a D. Phil. from Oxford (1983), he went on to write Monk and mason on the Tigris Frontier: The early history of Tur Abdin (Cambridge 1990). Since then he has published more than a hundred articles on the history of Mesopotamia and on Syriac literature. In 2009, for exam...

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