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Theophilus of Edessa's chronicle and the circulation of historical knowledge in late antiquity and early Islam

Author: Robert G Hoyland; Theophilos, edesszai
Publisher: Liverpool Liverpool University Press 2011
Series: Translated texts for historians, 57.
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A reconstruction of the lost chronicle of Theophilus of Edessa (d.785). Covering 590-760, it describes such world-changing events as the last great war of antiquity between Byzantium and Iran, the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: történelmi forrás
Named Person: Theophilos, edesszai
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert G Hoyland; Theophilos, edesszai
ISBN: 9781846316982 1846316987
OCLC Number: 1014885047
Notes: "[Theophilus'] work is no longer extant, but it was cited extensively by a number of later historians and Robert Holyland has collected and translated all those citations"
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Description: 368 p. ill., térképek 22 cm
Contents: Preface and AcknowledgementsList of AbbreviationsIntroductionTranslation of Theophilus of Edessa's ChronicleAppendix 1: Unique Notices in Theophanes about Affairs in Syria and PalestineAppendix 2: The Common Source of Theophilus' Chronicle and Chron 819Appendix 3: The Missing Sections of Agapius from Ms Laurenziana Or 323GazetteerMaps1. The Near East in Late Antiquity2. Provinces of the Early Islamic Middle East3. Syro-Mesopotamia in the Sixth-Eighth CenturiesFigures1. Transmission to and from Theophilus of Edessa2. The Tribe of Quraysh3. The Umayyad CaliphsBibliographyIndex
Series Title: Translated texts for historians, 57.
Responsibility: transl. with an introduction and notes by Robert G. Hoyland.

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The introduction, notes and scholarship within this book are all exemplary - a pattern which we are coming to expect from Liverpool University Press.Journal of Medieval Archaeology, Vol 56 This Read more...

 
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