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Author Bardakjian, Kevork
Title The Armenian Apocalyptic Tradition : A Comparative Perspective
Imprint Leiden : BRILL, 2014
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (817 pages)
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Series Studia in Veteris Testamenti Pseudepigrapha Ser. ; v.25
Studia in Veteris Testamenti Pseudepigrapha Ser
Note Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- In Honor of Robert W. Thomson -- List of Contributors -- List of Abbreviations -- List of Illustrations -- Part I Until the Tenth Century -- Introduction to Part I -- Section I Jewish and Iranian Currents in the Armenian Apocalyptic Tradition -- The Origin and Legacy of the Jewish Apocalyptic Tradition -- Jewish Apocalyptic Literature in the Armenian Tradition -- The Epic of Sasun: Armenian Apocalypse -- Section II Biblical and Parabiblical Traditions -- The Reception of the Book of Daniel in Late Ancient and Medieval Armenian Society -- The Armenian Seventh Vision of Daniel and the Historical Apocalyptica of Late Antiquity -- Enoch in Armenian Apocrypha -- The Georgian Nimrod -- Geometry and Contemplation: The Architecture of Vardan Anec'i's Vision of the Throne-Chariot. Theosis and the Art of Memory in Armenia -- The Reception of the Biblical Book of Revelation in Armenia -- Armenian Witnesses of Three Eschatological Motifs -- Section III The Visions of Sts. Grigor Lusaworič' and Sahak Part'ew -- The Vision of Saint Gregory and Its Interpretations -- The Vision of St. Grigor Lusaworič' and the Role of Apocalyptic in the Conversion of Armenia -- The Vision of St. Sahak in the History of Łazar P'arpec'i -- The Visions of Grigor and Sahak Part'ew: Old Georgian Versions and Their Reflection in Georgian Sources -- Section IV Apocalypse and the Rise of Islam -- Medieval Armenian Apocalypticism in Context -- The Armenian Version of the Apocalypse of Ps.-Methodius -- Apocalypticizing Warfare: From Political Theology to Imperial Eschatology in Seventh- to Early Eighth-Century Byzantium -- Section V Reflection on the Mysticism of Grigor Narekac'i -- The Visions of Grigor Narekac'i -- Part II Eleventh to Fifteenth Centuries -- Introduction to Part II -- Section I Medieval Reception of Apocalyptic Narratives
The Last Emperor or the Last Armenian King? Some Considerations on Armenian Apocalyptic Literature from the Cilician Period -- Vardan Aygekc'i's Counsel and the Medieval Armenian Apocalyptic Tradition -- Apocalyptic Traditions in the Armenian Dormition Narratives -- Section II The Apocalypse in Art -- Sundials and Medieval Armenian Architecture -- Voir Dieu : l'iconographie arménienne de la Vision du Trône d'Ezéchiel dans le contexte de l'art de l'Orient chrétien -- Illuminating the Apocalypse in Seventeenth-Century Armenian Manuscripts: The Transition from Printed Book to Manuscript -- "And Behold A Door was Opened in Heaven": Vision and Visual Strategies in Three Vernacular Apocalypses from Fourteenth-Century England -- Section III Comparative Perspectives -- Burn the World Down: Manichaean Apocalyptic in Comparative Perspective -- Syriac Apocalyptic Literature -- 'Orthodox' Faith and Political Legitimization of a 'Solomonic' Dynasty of Rulers in the Ethiopic Kebra Nagast -- Historical Apocalypses in Medieval Bulgarian Literature (10th-14th Centuries) -- Armenian Apocalyptica and Medieval Apocalypticism: Some Reflections -- List of Contributions According to Conference Presentation -- Index of Modern Authors -- Index of Names and Subjects -- Index of Ancient Sources -- Index of Manuscripts and Manuscript Collections -- _GoBack -- _GoBack -- _GoBack -- Contents -- Acknowledgements  ix -- In Honor of Robert W. Thomson  x -- List of Contributors  xi -- List of Abbreviations  xiv -- List of Illustrations  xvii -- List of Contributions According to Conference Presentation  752 -- Index of Modern Authors  755 -- Index of Names and Subjects  758 -- Index of Ancient Sources  782 -- Index of Manuscripts and Manuscript Collections  795 -- Acknowledgements -- In Honor of Robert W. Thomson -- List of Contributors -- List of Abbreviations
List of Illustrations
The Armenian Apocalyptic Tradition: A Comparative Perspective comprises an unprecedented collection of essays on apocalyptic literature in the Armenian tradition
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Bardakjian, Kevork The Armenian Apocalyptic Tradition : A Comparative Perspective Leiden : BRILL,c2014 9789004270244
Subject Apocalyptic literature -- History and criticism -- Congresses.;Christian literature, Armenian -- History and criticism -- Congresses.;Christian saints -- Armenia -- Biography -- History and criticism -- Congresses.;Armenia -- Civilization -- Congresses
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