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The legend of Mar Qardagh

Joel Thomas Walker

The 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, CA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJoel Thomas Walker.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBX
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 345 p. :
Number of Pages345
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22729053M
ISBN 100520245784

Missionary Stories and the Formation of the Syriac Churches analyzes the hagiographic traditions of seven missionary saints in the Syriac heritage during late antiquity: Thomas, Addai, Mari, John of Ephesus, Simeon of Beth Arsham, Jacob Baradaeus, and Ahudemmeh. Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent studies a body of legends about the missionaries voyages in the Syrian Orient to illustrate . My first book, The Legend of Mar Qardagh: Narrative and Christian Heroism in Late Antique Iraq (University of CA Press, ), sought to elucidate Sasanian Christian culture and its dialogue with the social, political, and intellectual traditions of Iran, Syria, and the Greco-Roman world. Subsequent articles have examined East Syrian.

My first book, “The Legend of Mar Qardagh: Narrative and Christian Heroism in Late Antique Iraq” (University of CA Press, ), sought to elucidate Sasanian Christian culture and its dialogue with the social, political, and intellectual traditions of Iran, Syria, and the Greco-Roman world. Subsequent articles have examined East Syrian. “This book is a true tour de force in the scholarship of the late ancient world. Canepa has bridged the traditional divide between Classical and Iranian studies to illuminate the long-running artistic dialogue between the late Roman and Sasanian Empires. author of The Legend of Mar Qardagh: "The Two Eyes of the Earth is a masterly.

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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.

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(paṭāḥšāandmarzbān)of the region extending from.

Buy a cheap copy of The Legend of Mar Qardagh: Narrative and book by Joel Walker. 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 Free shipping over $ 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. During the several stages of his career, Mar Qardagh hunts like a Persian King Reviews: 1.

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 by: The legend of Mar Qardagh book 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.

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 : $ and the Legend of Mar Qardagh 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 – Its anonymous author was probably a contemporary of the late Sasanian ruler, Khusro II (–).

The legend’s hero, Mar (i.e., “Saint”). Get this from a library. The legend of Mar Qardagh: narrative and Christian heroism in late antique Iraq.

[Joel Thomas Walker] -- Annotation A translation from the Syriac of an early seventh-century Chritian martyr legend followed by a pioneering cultural-historical study of late antique Iraq. The legend is translated in this.

Additionally, Walker situates Mar Qardagh's legend within the textual corpus of Syriac martyrdom narratives of the third to fourth centuries C.E., of which many exist, but few have been studied. After an initial surge of interest in the late s that coincided with the discovery of large caches of Syriac texts, the study of Sassanian.

Mar Qardagh was published in Berlin by Hermann Feige, a student of Georg Hoffman, whose book on the Persian martyrs in had done much to stimulate interest in the field.2 The distinguished Orientalist Theodor 17 1.

For a brief description of the manuscript’s content, see J. Cited by: 3. 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. Full text of "The Legend Of Mar Qardagh Narrative And Christian Heroism In Late Antiquity" See other formats. Books. 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. During the several stages of his career, Mar Qardagh hunts like a Persian.

This chapter examines the origins and evolution of Mar Qardagh's principal cult site, at a village named Melqi on the outskirts of Arbela. Neo-Assyrian cuneiform records indicate that the festival temple of the goddess Ishtar of Arbela once occupied this cult site.

Unfortunately, there is not a shred of literary documentation for the cult site between ca. b.c.e. and ca. c.e, so the. The Legend of Mar Qardagh: Narrative and Christian Heroism in Late Antique Iraq. By Joel Thomas Walker. The Transformation of the Classical Heritage Berkeley: University of California Press, xviii + pp.

$ cloth. Walker's translation of the Syriac legend of Mar Qardagh, along with. Get this from a library. The legend of Mar Qardagh: narrative and Christian heroism in late antique Iraq. [Joel Thomas Walker; American Council of Learned Societies.]. Buy The Legend of Mar Qardagh: Narrative and Christian Heroism in Late Antique Iraq (Transformation of the Classical Heritage) 1st Edition by Joel Thomas Walker (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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The legend of Mar Qardagh [electronic resource]: narrative and Christian heroism in late antique Iraq / Joel Thomas Walker. Alternative titles: Tashʻita de-Mar Ḳardagh sahda. English. Main author: Walker, Joel Thomas, Corporate Author: Ebook Central Academic Complete., ProQuest (Firm) Format: eBook Online access.[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.The History of Mar Qardagh is a Syriac martyrdom text pertaining to Qardagh, a Sasanian military leader and noble who converted from Zoroastrianism to Christianity.

Though the narrative of the text is set during the reign of Shapur II ( AD), it was written in the final decades of the Sasanian Empire.