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Die Heiligtümer des byzantinischen Jerusalem nach einer übersehen Urkunde

Anton Baumstark compares the description of various holy sites in Jerusalem from the Byzantine age in a neglected source—a tenth-century Typikon of Anastasis—with the descriptions found in other ancient texts.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
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SKU (ISBN): 978-1-60724-732-6
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Publication Status: In Print
Series: Analecta Gorgiana 426
Publication Date: Jan 15,2010
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 63
Language: German
ISBN: 978-1-60724-732-6
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Anton Baumstark notes that much of the information concerning the holy sites of Jerusalem in the early centuries of Christianity comes from the accounts of various pilgrims such as Egeria. However, Baumstark argues that there are other sources that should be utilized in descriptions of Jerusalem in the Byzantine era. In the present article, Baumstark describes one such source, namely, a Typikon containing an Easter and Holy Week Rite. Throughout the article, Baumstark compares the description of holy sites—particularly those related to the Holy Sepulcher—to the descriptions found in other texts and to insights from modern archaeology. Based on this comparison with other accounts, Baumstark dates the description to the middle of the tenth century. The description makes a valuable contribution to our understanding of the layout of various holy sites in Jerusalem in the Byzantine era.

Anton Baumstark notes that much of the information concerning the holy sites of Jerusalem in the early centuries of Christianity comes from the accounts of various pilgrims such as Egeria. However, Baumstark argues that there are other sources that should be utilized in descriptions of Jerusalem in the Byzantine era. In the present article, Baumstark describes one such source, namely, a Typikon containing an Easter and Holy Week Rite. Throughout the article, Baumstark compares the description of holy sites—particularly those related to the Holy Sepulcher—to the descriptions found in other texts and to insights from modern archaeology. Based on this comparison with other accounts, Baumstark dates the description to the middle of the tenth century. The description makes a valuable contribution to our understanding of the layout of various holy sites in Jerusalem in the Byzantine era.

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  • Die Heiligtumer des byzantinisehen Jerusalen nach einer ubersehenen Urkunde. (page 5)