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Theophilus, of Edessa, 695-785
Theophilus of Edessa's Chronicle : and the circulation of historical knowledge in late antiquity and early Islam / translated with an introduction and notes by Robert G. Hoyland
Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2011
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 Armenian Research Center  DS38.14 .T46    CALL 593-5181
Subject(s) Sassanids -- History -- Sources
Subject Khosrow II, King of Persia, -628
Islamic Empire -- History -- 622-661 -- Sources
Islamic Empire -- History -- 661-750 -- Sources
Theophilus, of Edessa, 695-785
Subject(s) Historiography -- Islamic Empire
Learning and scholarship -- Islamic Empire
Physical Description 368 p. : ill, maps. ; 21 cm
Note ACCESS: May only be used at the Armenian Research Center ; please call 313 593-5181 for Center hours
"[Theophilus'] work is no longer extant, but it was cited extensively by a number of later historians and Robert Hoyland has collected and translated all these citations...."--P. [4] of cover
The material translated by Hoyland is taken from four sources, one in Greek, one in Arabic, and two in Syriac--Cf. p. [4] of cover
Includes bibliographical references (p. [340]-357) and index
Contents Translation of Theophilus of Edessa's Chronicle. Section 1, The Persian King Khusrau's war against the Romans -- Section 2, The Islamic period -- Section 3, The third Arab civil war and rise of the Abbasids -- Appendices
Series Translated texts for historians ; v. 57
Armenian Research Center collection
Alternate Author Hoyland, Robert G., 1966-

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