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Bibil Identifier bibil:245318
Publication Type Journal article
Title (Italian, Long) Voci di donne dal Mediterraneo antico
Title (Italian, ) A scuola di musica nella Mesopotamia cristiana
Author Tavolieri D'Andrea, Claudia
Journal Henoch. Studies in Judaism and Christianity from Second Temple to Late Antiquity (Volume: 38, Issue: 2)
Year (Publication) 2016
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2016
Year (Copyright) 2016
Year (Reference) 2016
Language Italian
Pages 345-355 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract In the context of Syriac Christianity (4th-8th century CE), the use of choral singing was very common right from the beginning. Although it has not always been appreciated by sources, it unquestionably appears as a practiced and effective instrument in numerous theological and doctrinal disputes that shook Syriac Christianity.
Through the sweetness of a heavenly song the groups of women approached God, indirectly affirming the authority of the doctrinal principles that inspired their songs.
This paper aims to investigate this complex phenomenon through the analysis of some written texts and iconographic elements available.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Unbound Keywords : Music
Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Christianity : Themes : Woman
Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Christianity : Themes : Mesopotamia
Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Christianity : Periods : Fourth Century
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