The Syriac Church and Fathers: A Brief Review of the Subject

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Gorgias Press LLC, 2002 - Religion - 154 pages
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These lectures were indented to serve as a first introduction to the study of Syriac literature, and more especially to enable students to fit that literature and the history of Syria into their proper place in relation to the contemporary history of the Roman Empire and of the Christian Church.
  

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Contents

Introductory Early History of Syria
9
Spread of Christianity in Syria
25
The School of Antioch
42
Syrian Monasticism
56
The Revival of Persia
71
The Nestorian Schism
88
The Jacobite Schism
105
The Empire of Kushru
125
The Rise of Islam
144
Index
151
Gorgias Reprint Series
155
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The late DeLacy O'Leary was a well known Arabist and published many works on the history of the Arab world.

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