The Miracles of St. Artemios: A Collection of Miracle Stories by an Anonymous Author of Seventh-Century Byzantium. Supplemented by a Reprinted Greek Text and an Essay by John F. Haldon

The Miracles of St. Artemios: A Collection of Miracle Stories by an Anonymous Author of Seventh-Century Byzantium. Supplemented by a Reprinted Greek Text and an Essay by John F. Haldon

by Virgil S. Crisafulli, John W. Nesbitt
     
 

A translation of and philological-historical commentary on an anonymous hagiographical text, which provides insights into faith healing and the treatment of hernias in 7th-century Constantinople.  See more details below

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A translation of and philological-historical commentary on an anonymous hagiographical text, which provides insights into faith healing and the treatment of hernias in 7th-century Constantinople.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
Le parti d'une traduction très littérale accompagnée de notes permet au lecteur de comprendre le contexte des miracles et d'apprécier les problèmes textuels même en ignorant le grec.
Vincent Déroche, Revue des Études Byzantines, 1998.
'...it offers an entertaining introduction to the fascinating world of Byzantine hagiography for both undergraduate and graduate students and for the general reader.'
Timothy S. Miller, Speculum, 1998.
'An excellent introduction to Byzantine popular religion.'
Derek Krueger, Religious Studies Review, 1999.
'One can be sure that, after this publication, the Miracles of S. Artemois and seventh-century Byzantium will have more and more devotees.'
Stephanos Efthymiadis, Jahrbuch der Österreichischen Byzantinistik, 1999.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004105744
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
11/01/1996
Series:
Medieval Mediterranean Series, #13
Pages:
319
Product dimensions:
6.46(w) x 9.66(h) x 1.03(d)

Meet the Author

Virgil S. Crisafulli, Ph.D. (1968) in Classics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is Chief Cataloger of the Byzantine Library of Dumbarton Oaks in Washington, D.C.
John W. Nesbitt, Ph.D. (1972) in History, University of Wisconsin, is a Research Fellow at Dumbarton Oaks and the co-author of two catalogues of Byzantine lead seals.

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