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Bibil Identifier bibil:238279
Publication Type Article of book
Title (French, Long) La cathédrale de Paulin de Tyr décrite par Eusèbe de Césarée: mythe ou réalité ?
Author Garreau-Forrest, Sophie
Author Khalil Badawi, Ali
Edited book L'Orient chrétien de Constantin et d'Eusèbe de Césarée
Year (Reference) 2014
Language French
Pages 111-123 Pages
Genre Original
Notes The qualities of construction attested in the archeological remains of the impressive and well decorated church now named “Basilica of Quarter sand” in Tyre (formerly known under the name “Basilica of the Quarter Hajj Qaafarani”), have raised debates for the identification of this church with the cathedral mentioned by Eusebius of Caesarea in the famous panegyric included in his Ecclesiastical History (Book 10, Chap. 4), and delivered in 313-314 under the aegis of bishop Paulinus of Tyre. But recent epigraphic and topographic studies, C14 analysis and other archaeological discoveries, confronted with Eusebius’ panegyric, give us data in order not to identify Paulinus’s cathedral with the remains of “Basilica of Quarter Sand”; and, in contrary, to propose the identification of the latter, which seemingly had martyrial and funerary functions, with the Saint Mary of Swamp mentioned in the Acts of the Synod held under the aegis of Epiphanius of Tyre on September 16th of 518.
DOI 10.1484/J.AT.5.103181
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Unbound Keywords : Architecture
Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Christianity : Ancient Christian Literature : Texts and Authors (Church Fathers) : Texts and Authors : Eusebius of Cesarea
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