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Testi orientali inediti sopra i Sette Dormienti di Efeso


Edited and Translated by Ignazio Guidi
The present work contains a number of previously unedited eastern Christian texts (Coptic, Syriac, Arabic, Ethiopic, and Armenian) related to the well-known legend of the Seven Sleepers, edited and translated by the eminent Italian scholar Ignazio Guidi.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
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SKU (ISBN): 978-1-61719-764-2
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Publication Status: In Print

Publication Date: Mar 27,2012
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 111
Language: Italian
ISBN: 978-1-61719-764-2
$116.00
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The legend of the Seven Sleepers has been known in many Christian traditions, east and west, and even in Islam. The present work contains a number of previously unedited eastern Christian texts related to the legend, edited and translated by the eminent Italian scholar of Eastern Christianity Ignazio Guidi (1844-1935). Texts in Coptic, Syriac, Arabic, Ethiopic (Ge’ez), and Armenian are included. Guidi provides an introduction to the texts as well as Italian translations. Students and scholars of early Christian literature, especially in the east, as well as those interested in these languages, will find this work a valuable addition to their libraries.

The legend of the Seven Sleepers has been known in many Christian traditions, east and west, and even in Islam. The present work contains a number of previously unedited eastern Christian texts related to the legend, edited and translated by the eminent Italian scholar of Eastern Christianity Ignazio Guidi (1844-1935). Texts in Coptic, Syriac, Arabic, Ethiopic (Ge’ez), and Armenian are included. Guidi provides an introduction to the texts as well as Italian translations. Students and scholars of early Christian literature, especially in the east, as well as those interested in these languages, will find this work a valuable addition to their libraries.

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