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Bibil Identifier bibil:201419
Publication Type Book
Title (English, Long) Acts of Saint George
Author Brooks, E.W.
Series Analecta Gorgiana (Volume: 8)
Year (Publication) 2006
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 1925
Year (Copyright) 2006
Year (Reference) 1925
Library BCU/Dorigny, Lausanne
Signature NEDA 16930
Place 22:809.231
Publishing house Gorgias Press
Place Piscataway
ISBN 1-59333-485-0
Edition number 1
Language English
Pages 49 Pages
height in cm 23
Genre Reprint
Notes This edition is a facsimile reprint of the original edition published in Le Muséon, 1925, vol. 38.
Abstract The classic hagiography of Saint George is presented here by E. W. Brooks. Although originally written in Greek, the Syriac manuscripts of this text are important early witnesses. Brooks gives a critical edition of the Syriac accompanied by an annotated English translation of the Acts. A thorough explanation of the manuscript sources forms an introduction to the work. The Acts of Saint George stands in the tradition of early Christian devotional and historical records, and is a standard source for information about this formative saint.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Christianity : Themes : Hagiography
Genres Edition (Original Text)
Modern Translation
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