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Byzantines and Crusaders in Non-Greek Sources, 1025-1204$
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Mary Whitby

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780197263785

Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: January 2012

DOI: 10.5871/bacad/9780197263785.001.0001

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Syriac Historiographical Sources

Syriac Historiographical Sources

(p.253) 11 Syriac Historiographical Sources
Byzantines and Crusaders in Non-Greek Sources, 1025-1204

Witold Witakowski

British Academy

This chapter discusses Syriac historiographical sources and three authors of historiographical works in Syriac. The first author discussed in the chapter is Michael the Elder, who is known to western scholars as Michael the Syrian, and is the author of the comprehensive Chronicle. The mystery author of the Chronicle to the Year 1234 is also discussed, followed by John Gregory Barebroyo. Barebroyo is the author of two historiographical works in Syriac, and is famous for his works covering nearly all the scholarly knowledge of the period.

Keywords:   Syriac historiographical sources, historiographical works, Michael the Elder, Chronicle, 1234, John Gregory Barebroyo

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