The 'Universal History' of Step'anos Tarōnec'i : introduction, translation, and commentary (Book, 2017) [WorldCat.org]
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The 'Universal History' of Step'anos Tarōnec'i : introduction, translation, and commentary

Author: Step'anos, Taronec'i; Tim Greenwood
Publisher: Oxford Oxford University Press 2017
Series: Oxford studies in Byzantium
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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The 'Universal History' ('Patmut'iwn tiezerakan') of Step'anos Taronec'i is a history of the world in three books, composed by the Armenian scholar at the end of the tenth century and extending from the era of Abraham to the turn of the first millennium. It was completed in 1004/5 CE, at a time when the Byzantine Empire was expanding eastwards across the districts of historic Armenia and challenging key aspects of  Read more...
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Named Person: Step'anos, Taronec'i
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Step'anos, Taronec'i; Tim Greenwood
ISBN: 9780198792512 0198792514
OCLC Number: 1002278894
Notes: Aus dem Armenischen übersetzt.
Description: xv, 358 Seiten : 6 Karten
Contents: FRONTMATTER; INTRODUCTION; NOTE ON TRANSLATION; BOOK I; BOOK II; BOOK III; MAPS; ENDMATTER
Series Title: Oxford studies in Byzantium
Other Titles: Patmutʻiwn tiezerakan
Responsibility: Tim Greenwood.

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This first English translation of the Universal History of Step'anos Taronec'i offers an accessible guide to the text, with extensive annotations and a substantial introduction providing valuable new  Read more...

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Greenwood is to be especially commended for arguing for the significance of the first two books of the History. Long dismissed as derivative from earlier histories, Greenwood successfully Read more...

 
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