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Title The letter of love and concord : a revised diplomatic edition with historical and textual comments and English translation / by Zaroui Pogossian.
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010.

Series The medieval Mediterranean : peoples, economies and cultures, 400-1500 ; v. 88
Medieval Mediterranean ; v. 88.
Subject Tiridates III, King of Armenia, approximately 250-approximately 330. -- Sources.
Gregory, the Illuminator, Saint, approximately 240-approximately 332. -- Sources.
Constantine I, Emperor of Rome, -337. -- Sources.
Sylvester II, Pope, approximately 945-1003. -- Sources.
Armenians -- Turkey -- Cilicia -- History -- Sources.
Crusades -- Sources.
Cilicia -- History -- Armenian Kingdom, 1080-1375 -- Sources.
Alt Name Pogossian, Zaroui.
Uniform Title Letter of love and concord. English.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 475 pages).
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary The Letter of Love and Concord is a unique source, which allows us a glimpse into the political and religious aspirations of the Armenian Cilician elite at the end of the twelfth century, alluding to its hopes and expectations from the Crusades and the Church of Rome, as well as its uneasy relationship with the Byzantine Empire. The Letter is especially valuable for the wealth of information it contains on the royal ideology nurtured within the highest circles of the ruling Rubenid dynasty. The study provides an analysis of the sources used by its anonymous author, placing them within a histor.
Contents Acknowledgements; Introduction and Presentation of the Text; 1: The Historical and Religious Situation in Cilician Armenia in the Second Half of the Twelfth and Beginning of the Thirteenth Century; 2: The Textual Environment and the Sources of the Letter of Love and Concord; 3: The Description and the Relationship of Manuscripts, Grammar, Language; Stemmas of Manuscript Relationships; The Letter of Love and Concord (Armenian and English); Appendix A: Misplaced Text-Blocks; Appendix 1: Provinces of the Eastern Roman Empire Listed in TD.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789004191891 (electronic bk.)
9004191895 (electronic bk.)
9789004192102 (electronic bk.)
9004192107 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 729872723
Additional Format Print version: Letter of love and concord. English. Letter of love and concord. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010 9789004191891 (DLC) 2010049076 (OCoLC)689003467


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