This comprehensive reference work provides bibliographical and manuscript data to Arabic works in the field of Syriac studies, both published and unpublished. The book contains over 2,000 subject and title entries.
The venerable work of Abu al-Hasan Ali al-Shabushti (d. c. 1000), “The Book of Monasteries,” has come to hold an acclaimed status among scholars of early Arabic Christianity. Thoroughly annotated and cross-referenced, this Arabic edition by George Awwad is more than simply a catalogue of monasteries, it is a view into the culture of early Christianity as it developed in Iraq, Syria, Egypt, and Arabia.
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