Etudes sur le Christianisme Arabe au Moyen Age, Hardback Book

Etudes sur le Christianisme Arabe au Moyen Age Hardback

Part of the Variorum Collected Studies series


This volume brings together a set of articles on the history of eastern Christianity and the Arabic traditions which, from the 8th century, gradually superseded those in Greek , Syriac and Coptic.

In the first group of studies, Professor Troupeau looks at a number of particular aspects of Arabic Christianity - the literary history of the 10th-12th centuries (including a general survey of the topic, which opens the volume), its social history (monasteries and festivals), and the development of its own specific vocabulary.

The following articles include editions and translations of scriptural texts and philosophical and theological treatises by Christian writers, Melkite, Jacobite, and Nestorian, and present works by some contemporary Muslim authors who were interested in Christianity. Dans ce volume, l'auteur a reuni des articles destines A faire mieux connaA (R)tre le christianisme oriental selon la tradition arabe qui, A partir du VIIIe siecle, se substitua progressivement aux traditions grecque, syriaque et copte.

Un premier groupe d'articles concerne differents aspects du christianisme arabe: histoire litteraire du Xe au XII siecle, sociologie religieuse (couvents et fAtes), lexicographie (vocabulaire specifique).

Un second groupe comprend des editions et des traductions de textes scripturaires et de traites philosophico-theologiques d'auteurs chretiens des differentes confessions: melkites, jacobites et nestoriens, mais aussi d'auteurs musulmans s'interessant au christianisme.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 305 pages
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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  • ISBN: 9780860785606



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