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Des Metropolitan Elias von Nisibis Buch vom Beweis der Wahrheit des Glaubens

Translated and Annotated by L. Horst
This work presents in German translation Eliya (or Elias) of Nisibis’ Book of the Proof of the Correct Faith, a polemical work with chapters against Muslims, Jews, Melkites, and Syrian Orthodox Christians.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
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SKU (ISBN): 978-1-61719-246-3
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Publication Status: In Print
Publication Date: Mar 27,2012
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 160
Language: German
ISBN: 978-1-61719-246-3
$161.00

East Syriac author Eliya (or Elias) of Nisibis, also known in Syriac as Eliya bar Shinaya, (975-1046), who wrote in both Arabic and Syriac, was Metropolitan of Nisibis from the beginning of the eleventh century. Among other works, a Chronography (in Arabic and Syriac) and dictionary survive. This work, the author’s (a student of Nöldeke) doctoral dissertation, presents in German translation Eliya’s Book of the Proof of the Correct Faith, a polemical work with chapters against Muslims, Jews, Melkites, and Syrian Orthodox Christians. Any reader concerned with religion in the middle east in the eleventh or surrounding centuries, including the varieties of Christianity and also Islam and Judaism, as well as students of Christian Arabic literature, will welcome the reappearance of this translation.

East Syriac author Eliya (or Elias) of Nisibis, also known in Syriac as Eliya bar Shinaya, (975-1046), who wrote in both Arabic and Syriac, was Metropolitan of Nisibis from the beginning of the eleventh century. Among other works, a Chronography (in Arabic and Syriac) and dictionary survive. This work, the author’s (a student of Nöldeke) doctoral dissertation, presents in German translation Eliya’s Book of the Proof of the Correct Faith, a polemical work with chapters against Muslims, Jews, Melkites, and Syrian Orthodox Christians. Any reader concerned with religion in the middle east in the eleventh or surrounding centuries, including the varieties of Christianity and also Islam and Judaism, as well as students of Christian Arabic literature, will welcome the reappearance of this translation.

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L. Horst

  • Series Foreword (page 5)
  • INHALT (page 7)
  • VORWORT (page 9)
  • EINLEITUNG (page 11)
  • Das Buch vom Beweis der Wahrheit des Glaubens (page 31)
  • ZWEITER THEIL (page 52)
  • DRITTER THEIL (page 115)
  • VIERTER THEIL (page 128)
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