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Holy women of the Syrian Orient / introduced and translated by Sebastian P. Brock and Susan Ashbrook Harvey.

Brock, Sebastian P.
1998, ©1987
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Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, 1998, ©1987.

Physical description

xix, 197 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.


Updated ed., with a new preface.


"First paperback printing 1998"--T.p. verso.


Mary, the niece of Abraham of Qidun -- Pelagia, of Antioch -- Persian martyrs : Martha, Tarbo, Martyrs of Karak d-Beth Slokh (Kirkuk), History of Karka d-Beth Slokh, Thekla and companions, Anahid -- Women martyrs of Najran : From Simeon of Beth Arsham's second letter, From the Book of the Himyarits -- From the Lives of the eastern saints / by John of Ephesus : Mary and Euphemia, Susan -- Anastasia -- Febronia -- Shirin.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-193) and index.

Reproduction note

Electronic text and image data. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan, Michigan Publishing, 2006. Includes both TIFF files and keyword searchable text. ([ACLS Humanities E-Book]) Mode of access: Intranet. This volume is made possible by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.


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