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Author Walker, Joel Thomas, 1968-

Title The legend of Mar Qardagh : narrative and Christian heroism in late antique Iraq / Joel Thomas Walker
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (1 volume)
Series The transformation of the classical heritage ; 40
Transformation of the classical heritage ; 40
Contents 5. Remembering Mar Qardagh: The Origins and Evolution of an East-Syrian Martyr CultEpilogue: The Festival of Mar Qardagh at Melqi; Appendix; Select Bibliography; Index
Summary Explores the history of Christianity in Iraq. This study uses an early seventh-century Christian martyr legend to elucidate the culture and society of late antique Iraq. It introduces a hero of epic proportions whose characteristics confound simple classification
Analysis Teologi Teologi
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Qardagh, Mar.
Tašʻítā d-Mārí Qardag sāhdā.
Nestorian Church -- Iraq -- History
Iraq -- Church history.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2005006212
ISBN 0520932196 (electronic bk.)
1423755537 (electronic bk.)
9780520932197 (electronic bk.)
9781423755531 (electronic bk.)
OTHER TI Tašʻítā d-Mārí Qardag sāhdā. English