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The universal history of Step'anos Tarōnec'i : introduction, translation, and commentary

Author: Stepanos Asoghik de Taron; Tim Greenwood
Publisher: Oxford ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press. copyright 2017
Series: Oxford studies in Byzantium.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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La 4e de couverture indique : "The 'Universal History' ('Patmut'iwn tiezerakan') of Step'anos Taronec'i is an Armenian history of the world in three books, 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 Armenian identity. Step'anos  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Early works
History
Named Person: Stepanos Asoghik de Taron (09..-10..).
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stepanos Asoghik de Taron; Tim Greenwood
ISBN: 9780198792512 0198792514
OCLC Number: 1002847612
Notes: Titre provenant des métadonnées fournies par l'éditeur.
Description: 1 vol. (XIV-358 p.) : cartes. ; 24 cm.
Contents: FRONTMATTER; INTRODUCTION; NOTE ON TRANSLATION; BOOK I; BOOK II; BOOK III; MAPS; ENDMATTER
Series Title: Oxford studies in Byzantium.
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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