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Studies in Late Antiquity and Early Islam (SLAEI) # 6


Saints syriaques


by Jean Maurice Fiey

Édité par Lawrence I. Conrad



About the Book:

    A reference work, in French, of saintly figures who played a role in the history and consciousness of the Syriac-speaking church in the East. Details about them are scattered in calendrical, hagiographical, martyro-logical, historical, and other works, and the author has now collected this material and organized it in a work that will long remain a classic in its field. Entries for the various saints are arranged in alphabetical order (with full cross-referencing) and offer not only such details as are known about these figures but also a scholarly assessment of their personae and references for further reading. The book is essential reading for those interested in the history of the Syriac church, Muslim-Christian relations, the rise and development of Christianity in the Middle East, comparative religion, and Syriac literature.


Publication date: 2004

In French; Index

Size: 6-1/8 x 9-1/2 (15.6 x 24.1 cm); xxi, 224 pages


ISBN 978-0-87850-111-3  $35.00  Buy it at Amazon.com!