Full Text

Joshua the Stylite

JH


Subject Religion » Christianity

DOI: 10.1111/b.9780631232032.2001.x


Extract

Joshua is traditionally credited with authorship of a syriac Chronicle incorporated into the Zuqnīn Chronicle ( see dionysius of tell ma rē ) and covering 495–507. It was composed as the period ended, and the author appears to have been a monk from edessa , who wrote at the request of his abbot, Sergius. It is particularly valuable for its description of the Byzantine-Sasanian war of 502–5 and of the hardships suffered by the people of Edessa and Amida at that time. The ascription of the text to Joshua is the result of confusion. ( 1990 ), ‘ Who Wrote the Chronicle of Joshua the Stylite ?’ in , Lingua restituta orientale , pp. 272 – 84 . Wiesbaden : Harrassowitz . ... log in or subscribe to read full text

Log In

You are not currently logged-in to Blackwell Reference Online

If your institution has a subscription, you can log in here:

 

     Forgotten your password?

Find out how to subscribe.

Your library does not have access to this title. Please contact your librarian to arrange access.


[ access key 0 : accessibility information including access key list ] [ access key 1 : home page ] [ access key 2 : skip navigation ] [ access key 6 : help ] [ access key 9 : contact us ] [ access key 0 : accessibility statement ]

Blackwell Publishing Home Page

Blackwell Reference Online ® is a Blackwell Publishing Inc. registered trademark
Technology partner: Semantico Ltd.

Blackwell Publishing and its licensors hold the copyright in all material held in Blackwell Reference Online. No material may be resold or published elsewhere without Blackwell Publishing's written consent, save as authorised by a licence with Blackwell Publishing or to the extent required by the applicable law.

Back to Top