Jacob of Edessa and the Syriac Culture of His Day by Bas Ter Haar Romeny, Ter Haar Romney

By Bas Ter Haar Romeny, Ter Haar Romney

Jacob of Edessa (c.640-708) is taken into account the main discovered Christian of the early days of Islam. In all fifteen contributions to this quantity, written via in demand experts, the interplay among Christianity, Judaism, and the recent faith is a vital factor. The articles talk about Jacob's biography in addition to his place in early Islamic Edessa, and provides an entire photograph of a number of the elements of Jacob of Edessa's existence and paintings as a pupil and clergyman. realization is paid to his efforts within the fields of historiography, correspondence, canon legislation, textual content and interpretation of the Bible, language and translation, theology, philosophy, and technology. The e-book, which marks the 1300th anniversary of Jacob's demise, additionally incorporates a bibliographical clavis.

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E. to the author, but he also has a reference to the work (ME ed. 4:450, scholion, lines 3, 6, trans. 2:482): P–_{S—ov, lit. ‘writing, text’,62 which is however to be regarded as an abbreviation of Q{S¨`Z P–_{S—ov ‘chronicle’, which term in Michael’s epoch replaced Jacob’s own Q{S¨` –_S—ov. Only once in Michael’s Chronicle (ME ed. 4:377,35, trans. 2:377) a periphrastic expression appears: ¦\^PZ R_Ž„j ¦‘v [Z Q¥kª{“Z Q{kª{v tƒZ QS¨—n ‘books on the reckoning of years of holy Mar Jacob of Edessa’, which does not come from Michael’s pen but from that of an editor of his work.

Chronica minora 3 (CSCO 5–6, Syr. 5–6; Paris 1905–1907), ed. 261–330, trans. 197–258; corrigenda in ed. 305–306. -B. Chabot, Chronique de Michel le Syrien, patriarche jacobite d’Antioche (1166–1199) (Paris 1899–1924), quoted by volume number, pages, columns: a – central, b – innermost, c – outermost, and lines. 1 Thus, among many others, I. ; Rome 1965), 177; but see now A. ’, in A. Rapoport-Albert and G. ), Biblical Hebrew, Biblical Texts: Essays in Memory of Michael P. S 333; London 2001), 457–467.

Brooks, ‘Errata in “The Chronological Canon of James of Edessa” (ZDMG. 53, pp. )’, ZDMG 53 (1899), 550; idem, ‘The Chronological Canon of James of Edessa (ZDMG. )’, ZDMG 54 (1900), 100–102. 8 Here referred to as JacEd, see the first footnote above. 9 W. Wright, A Short History of Syriac Literature (Amsterdam 1966; repr. of London 1894), 147–149. 10 R. ; Anciennes litt´ eratures chr´ etiennes 2; Paris 1907), 190. 11 A. Baumstark, Geschichte der syrischen Literatur mit Ausschluß der christlichpal¨ astinensischen Texte (Bonn 1922), 254.

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