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Manichaeism in Mesopotamia and the Roman East

by Samuel N. C. Lieu

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Published by E.J. Brill in Leiden, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Iraq,
  • Rome,
  • Iraq.,
  • Rome.
    • Subjects:
    • Manichaeism -- Iraq,
    • Manichaeism -- Rome,
    • Iraq -- Religion,
    • Rome -- Religion

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

      Statementby Samuel N.C. Lieu.
      SeriesReligions in the Graeco-Roman world,, v. 118
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBT1410 .L46 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 325 p. ;
      Number of Pages325
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1436262M
      ISBN 109004097422
      LC Control Number93048493

      NEW IN PAPERBACK EDITION PUBLISHED SEPTEMBER Prolegomena to a History of Islamicate Manichaeism provides an annotated anthology of primary sources highlighting Manichaeism, a dualist religion emerging in Mesopotamia in the third century and which spread rapidly throughout the Roman and Sasanian empires until it was violently suppressed by both polities. Manichaeism rapidly spread west into the Roman Empire. From Egypt it moved across northern Africa (where the young Augustine temporarily became a convert) and reached Rome in the early 4th century. The 4th century marked the height of Manichaean expansion in the West, with churches established in southern Gaul and Spain.

      Montanism / ˈ m ɒ n t ə ˌ n ɪ z əm /, known by its adherents as the New Prophecy, was an early Christian movement of the late 2nd century, later referred to by the name of its founder, Montanus.. Montanism held similar views about the basic tenets of Christian theology to those of the wider Christian Church, but it was labelled a heresy for its belief in new prophetic revelations. Manichaeism was big between the third and seventh centuries. At its height it was one of the most widespread religions in the world. Manichaean churches and scriptures existed as far east as China and as far west as the Roman Empire. Manichaeism appears to Abrahamic: Samaritanism Judaism Gnosticism .

      Manichaeism maintained a sporadic and intermittent existence in the west (Mesopotamia, Africa, Spain, France, North Italy, the Balkans) for a thousand years, and flourished for a time in the land of its birth (Persia) and even further east in Northern India, Western China, and Tibet. While it had long been thought that Manichaeism arrived in.   Founded by Mani (c. AD ), a Syrian visionary of Judaeo-Christian ancestry from Persian Mesopotamia, Manichaeism spread rapidly into the Roman Empire in the third and fourth centuries AD and became one of the most persecuted heresies under Price: $


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Manichaeism in Mesopotamia and the Roman East by Samuel N. C. Lieu Download PDF EPUB FB2

The present book is a collection of several articles and conference papers, including one long and very important study not previously published. These articles are insightful and well written.

They are: I. Mani and the Magians II. From Mesopotamia to the Roman East - The Diffusion of Manichaeism in the Eastern Roman Empire by: Manichaeism in Mesopotamia and the Roman East (Religions in the Graeco-Roman World) Samuel N.

Lieu The study of Manichaeism, the first Gnostic world religion, has made major advances in the last few decades thanks to the continuing discovery and decipherment of genuine Manichaean texts from Egypt and Central Asia. Read this book on Questia. This volume contains one hitherto unpublished monograph article (Article II) and a selection of five of my articles which, with the exception of IV, deal mainly with the history of Manichaeism in the Eastern Roman Empire.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages ; 25 cm. Contents: I. Mani and the Magians --CMC / Samuel N. Lieu and Judith M. Lieu Mesopotamia to the Roman East --The Diffusion of Manichaeism in the Eastern Roman Empire / Samuel N. Lieu and Dominic A. Montserrat and Fiction in the Acta Archelai --IV.

Also included in the collection are two long articles which summarize recent research and discoveries, offering a comprehensive, and at times a critical view: `From Mesopotamia to the Roman East--The Diffusion of Manichaeism in the Eastern Roman Empire' and `Some Themes in Later Roman anti-Manichaean polemics'.

Manichaeism in Mesopotamia and the Roman East. [Samuel N C Lieu] Contains a collection of essays on the history of Manichaeism in Mesopotamia and the Roman Empire published by the author between Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews Book\/a>, schema.

Manichaeism in Mesopotamia and the Roman East by Samuel N. Lieu,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(4). Religions in the Graeco-Roman World, Volume: E-Book ISBN:   Manichaeism in Mesopotamia and the Roman East Series: Religions in the Graeco-Roman World, Volume: ; Author: S.N.C.

Lieu. The study of Manichaeism, the first Gnostic world religion, has made major advances in the last few decades thanks to the continuing discovery and decipherment of genuine Manichaean texts from Egypt and Central Asia Cited by: A very important book on Manichaeism written from the point of view of a historian is Manichaeism in Mesopotamia and the Roman East, by Samuel N.

Lieu. The combination of these two books provides a considerable breadth of perspective on the Manichaeans as people and as a by: MANICHAEISM: MANICHAEISM IN THE ROMAN EMPIRE. The early diffusion of Manichaeism in the late Roman Empire was achieved directly through the missionary vision of Mani and the evangelistic endeavors of his earliest disciples.

Patronized by the Sassanid monarch Sh ā p ū r I, Mani disseminated his teaching both within the Sassanid Empire and in the frontier regions of the Roman Empire, which. DOWNLOAD NOW» Author: Samuel N.

Lieu. Publisher: Mohr Siebeck ISBN: Category: History Page: View: In the third century A.D. the Syro-Persian Mani founded a highly evangelistic Gnostic religion in Mesopotamia which was to claim among its converts in the Roman Empire the young Augustine, and which was later to be seen as the inspiration for Paulicians, Bogomils and.

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Manichaeism in Mesopotamia and the Roman East (Religions in the Graeco-Roman World) by S N C Lieu. Book Detail. It spread with extraordinary rapidity in both East and West and maintained a sporadic and intermittent existence in the West (Africa, Spain, France, North Italy, the Balkans) for a thousand years, but it flourished mainly in the land of its birth, (Mesopotamia, Babylonia, Turkestan) and even further East in Northern India, Western China, and.

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Manichaeism in Mesopotamia and the Roman East (Religions in the Graeco-Roman World) by S N C Lieu. Book Detail. Manichaeism, once the state religion of Persia and long a vigorous contender for converts throughout the ancient Near East, is best remembered for the simplicity of its teachings about divine power.

For Manicheans, the universe was ruled by a Lord of Light and a. Samuel N.C. Lieu's Manichaeism in Mesopotamia and the Roman East does a good job regarding the spread of the religion, and Michel Tardieu's Manichaeism does a good job with an overview of beliefs and practices.

Tardieu's book is also handy in that it gives a timeline in the back of the book covering the life span of Manichaeism after the death.

Mani and the Pure Ones The Gnostic Apostle Thomas: Notes, Chapter Manichaeism in the Later Roman Empire (). (2) Manichaeism in Mesopotamia and the Roman East (). Rudolph, Kurt. Gnosis: Nature and History of Gnosticism Trans. and ed., R. Wilson, () Founded by Mani (c.

AD –), a Syrian visionary of Judaeo-Christian background who lived in Persian Mesopotamia, Manichaeism spread rapidly into the Roman Empire in the third and fourth centuries AD and became one of the most persecuted heresies under Christian Roman emperors.

This is the first general comprehensive introduction to Manichaeism aimed at a non-specialist and undergraduate readership. This study will be a historical and theological introduction to Manichaeism.

It will comprise a biographical treatment of the founder Mani, situating his personality, his writings and his ideas within the Aramaic Christian tradition of third century (CE) Mesopotamia. It.Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Manichaeism in Mesopotamia and the Roman East by S N C Lieu: Used at the best online prices at eBay!

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