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Edessa, Chronicle of

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Subject Religion » Christianity

DOI: 10.1111/b.9780631232032.2001.x


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Edited c. 540, this short chronicle appears to be based on the city archives of edessa . It contains entries from 132 bc to ad 540 and is extremely laconic, except in describing in great detail the flood in Edessa in 201, which, we are told in passing, destroyed the church of the Christians. There is no reference to any missionary activity by addai . ( 1903, 1907 ), Chronica Minora. CSCO 1–2: Scriptores Syri 1–2 . Louvain : Secrétariat du CSCO . , trans. ( 1864 ), ‘ Chronicle of Edessa ’, Journal of Sacred Literature 5 , pp . 28 – 45 . ... log in or subscribe to read full text

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