The Chronicle of Joshua the Stylite: Composed in Syriac Ad 507, with a Translation Into English and Notes (Paperback)

The Chronicle of Joshua the Stylite: Composed in Syriac Ad 507, with a Translation Into English and Notes By W. Wright (Editor), W. Wright (Translator) Cover Image
By W. Wright (Editor), W. Wright (Translator)
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Originally published in 1882, this book by highly esteemed Syriac scholar William Wright is an English translation of the text detailing the history and causes of the Anastasian War between the Roman Empire and the Persians in the sixth century AD, one of the earliest preserved historical documents in Syriac. Also included is a copy of the Syriac source text with scholarly footnotes and comparisons among the various manuscripts. This book will be of value to historians of late Antiquity and of the ancient Western reception of the civilizations of the East.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781107621053
ISBN-10: 1107621054
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: August 8th, 2013
Pages: 188
Language: English