The Church of the East: A Concise History

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Taylor & Francis, Mar 20, 2003 - Religion - 216 pages
The Church of the East is currently the only complete history in English of the East Syriac Church of the East. It covers the periods of the Sassanians, Arabs, Mongols, Ottomans, the 20th century, and informs about the Syriac, Iranian and Chinese literature of this unique and almost forgotten part of Christendom.

About the author (2003)

Wilhelm Baum is Associate Professor and teaches Medieval History at the Universities of Graz and Klagenfurt, Austria. He is author of of The Transformation of the Myth of Prester John (1999) and Ethiopia and Europe in the Middle Ages (2001).
Dietmar W. Winkler is Associate Professor and teaches Patristics and Ecumenical Theology at the Universities of Graz and Salzburg and the Cistercian School of Theology, Heilogenkreuz, Austria.

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