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Two early lives of Severos, Patriarch of Antioch

Two early lives of Severos, Patriarch of Antioch

Author: Sebastian P Brock
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool Univ. Press, 2013.
Series: Translated texts for historians, 59.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publ

These two accounts of the most important ecclesiastical figures of the early sixth century focus especially on Severos' student years in Alexandria and Beirut, and the earlier part of his career.


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Genre/Form: Quelle
Named Person: Severus, Antiochenus
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sebastian P Brock
ISBN: 9781846318825 1846318823 9781846318832 1846318831
OCLC Number: 854687068
Notes: Mai 2013.
Description: 224 Seiten.
Contents: PrefaceAbbreviationsMapsIntroduction1. Severos: outline of his life2. The main theological issues3. The biographical materials for the life of SeverosA. 'Lives'B. Other materials4. Zacharias 155. Anonymous Life (attributed to John of Beth Aphtonia)6. The Present TranslationsTranslations1. Zacharias, 'Life' of Severos2. Anonymous Life of Severos, attributed to John of Beth AphtoniaGlossaryAppendix: Bishops of the Five Main Sees, c. mid-fifth to mid-sixth centuriesBibliographyIndex of namesSelect index of Greek wordsIndex of biblical references
Series Title: Translated texts for historians, 59.
Responsibility: transl. with an introd. and notes by Sebastian Brock ...


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