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Author Wood, Philip, 1982-

Title The chronicle of Seert : Christian historical imagination in late antique Iraq / Philip Wood.

Publication Info. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.


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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 305 pages) : map (black and white).
Series Oxford early Christian studies
Oxford early Christian studies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This book examines the cultural and political history of the Church of the East, the main Christian church in Iraq and Iran. Philip Wood uses medieval Arabic sources to examine history-writing by Christians in the fifth to ninth centuries AD.
Note Online resource; title from home page (viewed on September 2, 2013).
Contents Introduction -- Collaborators and dissidents: writing the hagiographies of the fifth-century persecutions -- The martyrs and the catholicos: the Acts of the Symeon and their reinvention -- The patriarchal histories: genesis of a centralizing narrative -- The church and the world -- Roman ecclesiastical history in the Sasanian world: reception, adaptation, and reaction -- Beyond Ctesiphon: monasteries and aristocrats in the Christian histories -- The last great war of antiquity: the reaction of Christian Iraq -- The Church of Baghdad: a new past for Christian Iraq -- Conclusions -- Episcopal and regnal lists -- Synods of the Church of the East -- History-writing in the Church of the East -- Contents of the Chronicle of Seert.
Local Note Oxford University Press Oxford University Press Open Access Books
Language English.
Subject Chronique de Séert.
Church of the East.
Church of the East. (OCoLC)fst01761954
Chronique de Séert. (OCoLC)fst01937785
Iraq -- Church history -- Historiography.
Iraq -- Church history.
Asian history.
Christian Churches and denominations.
Early history: c 500 to c 1450/1500.
History: earliest times to present day.
Middle Eastern history.
Regional and national history.
Religion and beliefs.
The Early Church.
Historiography. (OCoLC)fst00958221
Iraq. (OCoLC)fst01205757
Indexed Term Arabic
East-West contact
Late Antiquity
Genre/Form Church history. (OCoLC)fst01411629
Added Author Oxford University Press.
Other Form: Print version: Wood, Philip, 1982- Chronicle of Seert. First edition. Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2013 9780199670673 (DLC) 2012277949 (OCoLC)827777642
ISBN 9780191760709 (electronic book)
0191760706 (electronic book)
Standard No. 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670673.001.0001 doi
ISBN 1299794599
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