Kyle B. Brunner is a PhD Candidate and student of Robert Hoyland at New York University’s Institute for the Study of the Ancient World. His dissertation investigates the socioeconomic history of northern Mesopotamia between the Late Roman/Sasanian and Early Islamic period, ca. 6th-9th centuries.
The first ever critical edition and complete translation of the Syriac Life of Saint Simeon of the Olives, who was an abbot of Qartmin Monastery in Tur Abdin and a bishop of the city of Harran in the late seventh and early eighth century AD.
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