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legend of Mar Qardagh

narrative and Christian heroism in late antique Iraq

by Joel Thomas Walker

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Iraq
    • Subjects:
    • Qardagh, Mar.,
    • Tashʻita de-Mar Ḳardagh sahda.,
    • Nestorian Church -- Iraq -- History.,
    • Iraq -- Church history.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

      Other titlesTashʻita de-Mar Ḳardagh sahda. English.
      StatementJoel Thomas Walker.
      SeriesThe transformation of the classical heritage ;, 40
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBX159.Q37 W35 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3394916M
      ISBN 100520245784
      LC Control Number2005006212

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Legend of Mar Qardagh by Joel Thomas Walker Download PDF EPUB FB2

About the Book This pioneering study uses an early seventh-century Christian martyr legend to elucidate the culture and society of late antique Iraq. Translated from Syriac into English here for the first time, the legend of Mar Qardagh introduces a hero of epic proportions whose characteristics confound simple classification.

" The Legend of Mar Qardagh is a richly textured narrative, and one that opens up vast spaces barely considered in much of western scholarship."―Susan Ashbrook Harvey, author of Scenting Salvation: Ancient Christianity and the Olfactory ImaginationManufacturer: University of California Press.

This pioneering study uses an early seventh-century Christian martyr legend to elucidate the culture and society of late antique Iraq. Translated from Syriac into Reviews: 1. INTRODUCTION: Christianity in Late Antique Iraq and the Legend of Mar Qardagh (pp.

) The Syriac Christian legend that lies at the heart of this book was composed during the final decades of the Sasanian Empire, which spanned the period – The legend’s hero, Mar (i.e., “Saint”) Qardagh, was believed to have lived some two hundred and fifty years earlier, during the reign of Shapur II (), who appointed Mar Qardagh to serve as the viceroy and margrave (paṭāḥšā and marzbān) of the region extending from the frontier city of Nisibis to the Diyala River in central Iraq.

This pioneering study uses an early seventh-century Christian martyr legend to elucidate the culture and society of late antique Iraq. Translated from Syriac into English here for the first time, the legend of Mar Qardagh introduces a hero of epic proportions whose characteristics confound simple classification.

Qardāgh was born to a noble family in the Sassanid Empire during the 4th century and descended from the "great race and lineage of the kingdom of the Assyrians".

When Qardāgh was 25 years old, Shapur II visited his parents’ estate and was impressed with Qardāgh's handsome appearance and athleticism. Qardāgh was appointed as a governor for a large region in. Introduction: Christianity In Late Antique Iraq And The Legend Of Mar Qardagh was published in The Legend of Mar Qardagh on page 1.

translation of the legend of Mar Qardagh (p. ), and is followed by a very. interesting collection of pictures reflecting Sassanian artistic motifs (p.

The book ends with an extensive bibliography and a general index. the legend of mar qardagh. narrative and christian heroism in late antique iraq.

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Translated from Syriac into English here for the first time, the legend of Mar Qardagh introduces a hero of epic Price: $ Joel Thomas Walker, The Legend of Mar Qardagh: Narrative and Christian Heroism in Late Antique Iraq.(The Transformation of the Classical Heritage, ) Berkeley.

A translation from the Syriac of an early seventh-century Christian martyr legend followed by a pioneering cultural-historical study of late antique Iraq. The legend is translated in this edition for the first time. Mar Qardagh was Sasanian viceroy of northern Iraq froma time shortly before the Islamic conquest of that region.

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The Legend of Mar Qardagh: Narrative and Christian Heroism in Late Antique Iraq. Joel Thomas Walker. [1] The legend of Mar Qardagh is a Syriac text probably written around C.E. at Arbela, modern Irbīl in northern Iraq. It is set in the same place some two hundred and fifty years earlier, when the hero, Qardagh, was stoned to death as a consequence of his anti-Zoroastrian activities.

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By Joel Thomas Walker. The Transformation of the Classical Heritage Berkeley: University of California Press, xviii + pp. $ cloth.

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