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The Resource The legend of Mar Qardagh : narrative and Christian heroism in late antique Iraq, Joel Thomas Walker

The legend of Mar Qardagh : narrative and Christian heroism in late antique Iraq, Joel Thomas Walker

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The legend of Mar Qardagh : narrative and Christian heroism in late antique Iraq
Title
The legend of Mar Qardagh
Title remainder
narrative and Christian heroism in late antique Iraq
Statement of responsibility
Joel Thomas Walker
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Annotation
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Tašʻítā d-Mārí Qardag sāhdā
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Walker, Joel Thomas
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
BX159.Q37
LC item number
W35 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
The transformation of the classical heritage
Series volume
40
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Qardagh
  • Assyrian Church of the East
  • Iraq
Summary expansion
A translation from the Syriac of an early seventh-century Christian martyr legend followed by a pioneering cultural-historical study of late antique Iraq. The legend is translated in this edition for the first time. Mar Qardagh was Sasanian viceroy of northern Iraq from 309-375, a time shortly before the Islamic conquest of that region
Label
The legend of Mar Qardagh : narrative and Christian heroism in late antique Iraq, Joel Thomas Walker
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-332) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Christianity in late antique Iraq and the legend of Mar Qardagh -- Pt. 1. The history of Mar Qardagh in English translation, with commentary. Introduction to the text -- The history of the heroic deeds of Mar Qardagh the victorious martyr -- Pt. 2. Narrative and Christian heroism in late antique Iraq. The Church of the East and the hagiography of the Persian martyrs -- "We rejoice in your heroic deeds!" : Christian heroism and Sasanian epic tradition -- Refuting the eternity of the stars : philosophy between Byzantium and late antique Iraq -- Conversion and the family in the Acts of the Persian martyrs -- Remembering Mar Qardagh : the origins and evolution of an East-Syrian martyr cult -- Epilogue: The festival of Mar Qardagh at Melqi -- Appendix. The Qardagh Legend and the Chronicle of Arbela
Control code
60341046
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 345 pages
Isbn
9780520245785
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005006212
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
The legend of Mar Qardagh : narrative and Christian heroism in late antique Iraq, Joel Thomas Walker
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-332) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Christianity in late antique Iraq and the legend of Mar Qardagh -- Pt. 1. The history of Mar Qardagh in English translation, with commentary. Introduction to the text -- The history of the heroic deeds of Mar Qardagh the victorious martyr -- Pt. 2. Narrative and Christian heroism in late antique Iraq. The Church of the East and the hagiography of the Persian martyrs -- "We rejoice in your heroic deeds!" : Christian heroism and Sasanian epic tradition -- Refuting the eternity of the stars : philosophy between Byzantium and late antique Iraq -- Conversion and the family in the Acts of the Persian martyrs -- Remembering Mar Qardagh : the origins and evolution of an East-Syrian martyr cult -- Epilogue: The festival of Mar Qardagh at Melqi -- Appendix. The Qardagh Legend and the Chronicle of Arbela
Control code
60341046
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 345 pages
Isbn
9780520245785
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005006212
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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