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The Third Part of the Ecclesiastical History of John, Bishop of Ephesus

Now First Translated from the Original Syriac


Translation and Introduction by Robert Payne Smith
Payne Smith gives an English translation of part of John of Ephesus’ Ecclesiastical History, which does not survive complete. It is one of the most significant texts for studying church history in the later sixth century in the east.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
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SKU (ISBN): 978-1-60724-961-0
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Publication Status: In Print
Publication Date: Jun 2,2010
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 7 x 10
Page Count: 528
Languages: English
ISBN: 978-1-60724-961-0
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Robert Payne Smith, who would later be known for his monumental Syriac dictionary, here gives an English translation of the third (and last) part of John of Ephesus’ (c. 507-c. 588; also known as John of Asia) Ecclesiastical History, which does not survive complete. This very important text is one of the most significant for studying church history in the later sixth century in the east. Payne Smith also includes a list of errata and emendations to the Syriac text edited by Cureton in 1853 (also available from Gorgias Press).

Robert Payne Smith, who would later be known for his monumental Syriac dictionary, here gives an English translation of the third (and last) part of John of Ephesus’ (c. 507-c. 588; also known as John of Asia) Ecclesiastical History, which does not survive complete. This very important text is one of the most significant for studying church history in the later sixth century in the east. Payne Smith also includes a list of errata and emendations to the Syriac text edited by Cureton in 1853 (also available from Gorgias Press).

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