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Moran Mor Ignatius Aphram I Barsoum provides a history of the area of Tur Abdin, beginning with the introduction of Christianity and monasticism to the area and concluding with the persecution of the twentieth century.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
Availability: In stock
SKU (ISBN): 978-1-61143-209-1
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Publication Status: In Print

Publication Date: Dec 23,2010
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 7 x 10
Page Count: 212
Language: Syriac
ISBN: 978-1-61143-209-1
$136.00
$81.60

The area of Tur Abdin in South Eastern Turkey has traditionally been the home of some of the most important monastic and ecclesiastical communities of the Syrian Orthodox Church. The various monasteries and churches of Tur Abdin have a long, rich history, and many inhabitants of these storied sites have gone on to become bishops, metropolitans and patriarchs of the Church. In the present volume, Moran Mor Ignatius Aphram I Barsoum provides a history of the area of Tur Abdin, beginning with the introduction of Christianity and monasticism to the area and concluding with the persecution experienced by the inhabitants of the area in the twentieth century. The majority of the book is dedicated to the people from Tur Abdin who have gone on to become leaders of the Syrian Orthodox Church. The volume concludes with brief biographies and photographs of various recent leaders from the Tur Abdin monasteries.

The area of Tur Abdin in South Eastern Turkey has traditionally been the home of some of the most important monastic and ecclesiastical communities of the Syrian Orthodox Church. The various monasteries and churches of Tur Abdin have a long, rich history, and many inhabitants of these storied sites have gone on to become bishops, metropolitans and patriarchs of the Church. In the present volume, Moran Mor Ignatius Aphram I Barsoum provides a history of the area of Tur Abdin, beginning with the introduction of Christianity and monasticism to the area and concluding with the persecution experienced by the inhabitants of the area in the twentieth century. The majority of the book is dedicated to the people from Tur Abdin who have gone on to become leaders of the Syrian Orthodox Church. The volume concludes with brief biographies and photographs of various recent leaders from the Tur Abdin monasteries.

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