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Sawirus B. Al-Muqaffa

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Hugh Kennedy

Hugh Kennedy is Professor of Arabic at the School of Oriental and African Studies. His books include The Great Arab Conquests (2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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History of the Patriarchs of Alexandria : The Copts of Egypt Before and After the Early Islamic Conquests

I.B.Tauris, 2017

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...HeraclasThe Thirteenth Patriarch. A. D. 231–247. This father had been, in the time of the patriarch Demetrius, a teacher in the Church, and gained distinction in the divine sciencesIb., VI, Ι5.. At this time FirmilianIb., VI, 26., who...

How Pious Was Shapur I?

The Sasanian Era

I.B.Tauris, 2008

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...The early Sasanian kings are widely assumed to have been motivated by strong religious sentiments, and to have initiated reforms that eventually led to profound changes in the character of the Zoroastrian religion. This view of early...

Kingship in Early Sasanian Iran

Touraj Daryaee

Touraj Daryaee is Howard Baskerville Professor in the history of Iran and the Persianate World and Associate Director of the Dr. Samuel M. Jordan Center for Persian Studies at the University of California, Irvine. He works on the history of ancient and early medieval Iran and is the editor of the International Journal of Ancient Iranian Studies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Sasanian Era

I.B.Tauris, 2008

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...The idea of kingship and imperial royal ideology in ancient Iran has been the subject of a number of important studies, notably by G. Widengren, Widengren, 1959: 242–257. R.N. Frye, Frye, 1964...

Image and Identity: Art of the Early Sasanian Dynasty

The Sasanian Era

I.B.Tauris, 2008

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...In the early third century CE a new Sasanian dynasty assumed control in Iran and Mesopotamia, a region that had been exposed for centuries to the cultural traditions of the Greco-Roman world. Throughout an area extending from the eastern...

Chapter VI

Sawirus B. Al-Muqaffa

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Sawirus B. Al-Muqaffa

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B. Evetts

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Hugh Kennedy

Hugh Kennedy is Professor of Arabic at the School of Oriental and African Studies. His books include The Great Arab Conquests (2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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History of the Patriarchs of Alexandria : The Copts of Egypt Before and After the Early Islamic Conquests

I.B.Tauris, 2017

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...DemetriusThe Wise, The Fourteenth Patriarch. A. D. 247–264. Of Dionysius, who was appointed patriarch after Heraclas, somewhat has already been recorded. Churches grew more numerous, and the faithful were multiplied in his days...
...The formation of the Sasanian state and the achievements of its founder, Ardashir Papakan, are among the most favourite subjects of Oriental historiography, or more precisely, of the historic-legendary literature of late antique...

Early Sasanian Coinage

The Sasanian Era

I.B.Tauris, 2008

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...Since the invention of coinage in the late seventh century BCE, coins were not only a medium of exchange, but also the symbol of power and identity of their respective issuers. Whether we recall the so-called toxotai, the Achaemenid gold...

Demons in the Desert

Juanita Feros Ruys

Juanita Ruys is Senior Research Fellow at the University of Sydney, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Demons in the Middle Ages

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

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...The devotion and practice of early Christianity was centred in small communities of converts living in Rome and on the outposts of the Roman Empire in Greece and the Near East. These were the sorts of communities to which the Apostle Paul...

Egypt

Rodrigo Laham Cohen

Rodrigo Laham Cohen is a Professor at the University of Buenos Aires and at the National University of San Martín, and a Researcher in the Argentinian National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET). His PhD focused on Jewish Communities in the period of Gregory the Great. He has published widely on Christian Anti-Judaism and Jewish Anti-Christianity in Late Antiquity. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Jews in Late Antiquity

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

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...It is known that Alexandria was probably the most important Jewish diasporic settlement in antiquity. In fact both Jewish and non-Jewish sources referred to a huge Jewish population in the coastal city. However, it was not only Alexandria...

Introduction: What is Byzantium?

Dionysios Stathakopoulos

Dionysios Stathakopoulos is Lecturer in Byzantine Studies at King's College London. He is the author of Famine and Pestilence in the Late Roman and Byzantine Empire (2004). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Short History of the Byzantine Empire

I.B. Tauris, 2015

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...For most people Byzantium is not a familiar world. In English the word ‘byzantine’ is routinely used to characterize something as excessively complicated, while in French the expression ‘c’est Byzance’ refers to something superb...