Journals Higher Education
Important OUP's Response to COVID-19 Learn more
Important Distribution center temporarily closed: delays to orders expected Read more



Published: 15 March 2011

562 Pages

7 X 10 inches

ISBN: 9781846314940

Also Available As:

Bookseller Code (01)

The Chronicle of Pseudo-Zachariah Rhetor

Church and War in Late Antiquity

Geoffrey Greatrex and Robert R. Phenix and Cornelia B. Horn

Liverpool University Press

Translated Texts for Historians LUP

  • First new translation into a modern language in the last 100 years, benefitting from improvements in Syriac lexicography and research on the sources of the text
  • Outstanding commentary on theological, historical, political, military, and topographical features of late antiquity
  • The first highly informative and well-organized introduction to the text, the author, its sources, issues of translation, and its setting in the culture and literature of Late Antiquity
  • A substantial bibliography that provides a significant tool for developing further research
  • A resource for understanding the development behind modern dynamics of Christianity in Turkey, Iraq, and the Near East generally