J. B. Segal Edessa: 'the Blessed City'

ISBN 13: 9781593330590

Edessa: 'the Blessed City'

9781593330590: Edessa: 'the Blessed City'
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Edessa was celebrated for the legend of the exchange of letters between its king and Jesus, and was venerated as the first kingdom to accept Christianity. The story of its community, administered by Rome, Byzantium, Arabs, Crusades, and Turks, reflects the vicissitudes of Mesopotamian history.

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J. B. Segal was a member of the Government of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan in 1939-41 and served in the British Army until 1946. He held the chair of Semitic Languages at London University until his retirement in 1979. In addition to his two books in the present series, he has written The Hebrew Passover (1963), A History of the Jews of Cochin (1993), and Aramaic and Mandaic Incantation Bowls in the British Museum (2000).

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