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Chapter V

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

I.B.Tauris, 2017

Book chapter

...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

Book chapter

...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

The Sasanian Era

I.B.Tauris, 2008

Book chapter

...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

Book chapter

...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

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

I.B.Tauris, 2017

Book chapter

...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...

Conclusion

Medieval Women and War : Female Roles in the Old French Tradition

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...War is a multifaceted phenomenon through which to raise and explore questions around women, gendering and gender roles. The romans’ self-presentation as vernacular translations of classical texts meant that they were not necessarily seen...
...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

Book chapter

...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

Demons in the Middle Ages

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

Book chapter

...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

The Jews in Late Antiquity

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

Book chapter

...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...