Studies in Armenian Literature and Christianity

Studies in Armenian Literature and Christianity

by R. W. Thompson

ISBN-10: 0860784118

ISBN-13: 9780860784111

Pub. Date: 06/01/1994

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited

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Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
Collected Studies
Product dimensions:
8.82(w) x 5.91(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

IThe origins of Caucasian civilization: the Christian component
IIThe Armenian image in classical texts
IIIMission, conversion, and Christianization: the Armenian example
IVThe formation of the Armenian literary tradition
VJerusalem and Armenia
VIA medieval Armenian view of the physical world: the cosmology of Vardan Arewelei in his Chronicle
VIIThe Maccabees in early Armenian historiography
VIIINumber symbolism and patristic exegesis in some early Armenian writers
IXArchitectural symbolism in classical Armenian literature
XMuhammad and the origin of Islam in Armenian literary tradition
XI'Let now the astrologers stand up': the Armenian Christian reaction to astrology and divination
XIIThe fathers in early Armenian literature
XIIIThe transformations of Athanasius in Armenian theology
XIVThe Armenian version of Ps. Dionysius Aeropagita
XVThe Armenian version of David's Definitions of Philosophy
XVIThe Armenian version of the Georgian Chronicles
XVIISome philosophical terms in the Teaching of Gregory
XVIIIGregory of Narek's Commentary on the Song of Songs
XIXVardan's Historical Compilation and its sources

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