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Published: 02 December 2010

312 Pages | 8 in-text illustrations, 1 map


ISBN: 9780199588497

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Chapter 1

We have no king but Christ

Christian Political Thought in Greater Syria on the Eve of the Arab Conquest (c.400-585)

Philip Wood

Oxford Studies in Byzantium

  • Analyses the cultural geography of an important segment of the Middle East on the eve of Islam
  • Applies modern nationalism theory to a late antique topic, relating the debates of the time to modern trends
  • Makes use of little-known Syriac sources, enhancing the primary source base for this field