This is the standard edition of the chronicle of Bar Hebraeus in Syriac and English translation. It gives the political history of the world from the creation to the. Preferred Citation., The Chronography of Bar Hebraeus Translated by Budge, E. A. Wallis, (London: Oxford Univ. Press, H. Milford, ). Gregory II Abu ‘l-Faraj bar Ahron (–86), also known as Bar Hebraeus [Bar E. A. W. Budge, Ed., The Chronography of Gregory Abû’l Faraj, the Son of.

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At the age of twenty, he was ordained Syriac Orthodox bishop and later became Maphrian of the East in Budge was knighted in He died November 23, in London. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? The Chronography of Bar Hebraeus gives the Syriac text with English translation of the political history of hebgaeus world from the creation to the year AD Compiled by hdbraeus thirteenth-century polymath Gregory Bar Hebaraeus, this chronography contains lists of Hebrew patriarchs and kings of the Hebrews, Assyrians, Babylonians, Persians, and Greeks, followed by Muslim Khalifs and Khans, up to the lifetime of the author.


It is in reality a chronological and historical encyclopedia, into which an enormous amount of information of various kinds has been crammed. He deals with histories, religions, languages, the manners and customs of peoples; he adds biographies of great warriors and physicians; he describes battles and sieges, and the capture of cities; he talks of the coming of comets and extraordinary appearances in the heavens, earthquakes, famines, falls of snow, and the freezing over of the Tigris and Euphrates; he also reports court scandals, and repeats gossip of all kinds, and tells ‘laughable stories.

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Top Chronograph Most recent Top Reviews. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Please try again later. Just a slight correction to the blurb: Budge’s is the standard translation in English vol 1 and his accompanying text vol 2 the most widely available ‘edition’ in Syriac.

It is, however, a reproduction of a single manuscript. The long out-of-print edition by Bedjan is the standard critical edition in Syriac, and it is that edition – not the manuscript Budge provided as volume 2 – that hebraesu based his translation on. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.


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