Posts made in December, 2018

4- MICHAEL THE SYRIAN AS A SOURCE FOR ECONOMIC HISTORY – Dr. Michael G. Morony

Posted by on Dec 20, 2018 in Library | Comments Off on 4- MICHAEL THE SYRIAN AS A SOURCE FOR ECONOMIC HISTORY – Dr. Michael G. Morony

Prepared for the Symposium on Mor Michael the syrian Damascus, October !-8, 1999 Claude Cahen, in a famous article, analyzed economic conditions in the Jazira’ in the third quarter of the eighth century C.E. based on information in the Syriac Chronicle of Zugnin. In partial homage to his work the object here is to evaluate the economic information contained in the monumental universal history of the Syrian Orthodox Patriarch, Michael the Syrian (1166-1199). Most of this information concerns conditions affecting agricultural production, livestock, the labor force, property, and commerce...

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5- THE COMMEMORATION OF THE 800th ANNIVERSARY OF THE PASSING AWAY OF MAR MICHAEL THE SYRIEN 1126-1199 – May TOUMA

Posted by on Dec 20, 2018 in Library | Comments Off on 5- THE COMMEMORATION OF THE 800th ANNIVERSARY OF THE PASSING AWAY OF MAR MICHAEL THE SYRIEN 1126-1199 – May TOUMA

I. EGLISE INEDITE SUR LE HAUT EUPHRATE Ma présente recherche tente d’identifier quelques noms de villes ou villages, couvents ou monastères dans la région du Haut Euphrate cités dans le grand ouvrage de Mar Michael entre le 3e et le 12e siècle. Je participe depuis 1992 aux fouilles(l) de Tell’ Amarna situé dans cette région. Ces fouilles sont dirigées par le professeur Ônhan Tunça (Université de Liège). (2) LE TELL: se trouve sur la rive droite de l’Euphrate (fig. 1) à 8 km de Karkemish ( Europos, Jerablus) Il est ovale, d’une vingtaine de mètres de hauteur,...

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THE INDWELLING SPIRIT OF CHRIST AND SOCIAL TRANSFORMATION: THE CASE OF A LATE ANTIQUE SYRIAC CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY : Bernadette McNary-Zak

Posted by on Dec 12, 2018 in Library | Comments Off on THE INDWELLING SPIRIT OF CHRIST AND SOCIAL TRANSFORMATION: THE CASE OF A LATE ANTIQUE SYRIAC CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY : Bernadette McNary-Zak

Mystics Quarterly EARLY SYRIAC CHRISTIAN ASCETICISM While allChristianasceticscultivatedrenunciationofmaterialpossessions andfixedabode, severanceof familyties,assumptionof thesufferingof Jesus Christ, as well as dietary and sexual restrictions, many cultivated distinctemphases in theirascetic practice.The distinctiveemphasis of asceticbehavior intheSyriacChristiantraditionhas been thesubjectof a considerable body of scholarly study. Several features of this practice shouldbe recalledforthepurposeof thediscussionhere.As an acceptable, prescribedmode...

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