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Title Jacob of Edessa and the Syriac culture of his day / edited by Bas ter Haar Romeny
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (x, 311 pages) : illustrations
Series Monographs of the Peshiṭta Institute, Leiden ; v. 18
Monographs of the Peshiṭta Institute, Leiden ; v. 18
Contents Preface; List of Contributors; BIOGRAPHY; JACOB AS A HISTORIAN AND CORRESPONDENT; JACOB AS A JURIST; JACOB AS AN EXEGETE AND REVISER OF THE PESHITTA; JACOB AS A GRAMMARIAN AND TRANSLATOR; JACOB AS A PHILOSOPHER; JACOB AND THE LITURGY; BIBLIOGRAPHY; A Bibliographical Clavis to the Works of Jacob of Edessa (Revised and Expanded) -- Dirk Kruisheer; INDEXES; Index of Sources; Index of Modern Authors
Summary Jacob of Edessa (c 640-708) is considered the most learned Christian of the early days of Islam. This title includes articles that discuss Jacob's biography as well as his position in early Islamic Edessa, and presents a picture of the various aspects of Jacob of Edessa's life and work as a scholar and clergyman
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-293) and indexes
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Subject Jacob, of Edessa, approximately 640-708.
Syriac language.
Şanlıurfa (Turkey) -- Civilization.
Form Electronic book
Author Haar Romeny, R. B. ter.
LC no. 2009455396
ISBN 9047426932 (electronic bk.)
9789047426936 (electronic bk.)