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The Mandaeans : the last gnostics, Edmondo Lupieri ; translated by Charles Hindley

Label
The Mandaeans : the last gnostics
Title
The Mandaeans
Title remainder
the last gnostics
Statement of responsibility
Edmondo Lupieri ; translated by Charles Hindley
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Lupieri, Edmondo
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BT1405
LC item number
.L8613 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Italian texts and studies on religion and society
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mandaeans
  • Mandaeïsme
  • Gnosticisme
  • Mandaeans
Label
The Mandaeans : the last gnostics, Edmondo Lupieri ; translated by Charles Hindley
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 53-60) and index
Contents
Preface to the Italian Edition -- Preface to the American Editio -- Prologue -- Part I History: 1. The Mandaeans -- Life, Customs, and Religious Rituals -- The Ideas -- Gnosticism -- Mandaeanism -- The Literature -- Instruments -- List of the Principal Published Mandaean Texts, Together with Information on Some Unpublished Ones -- Bibliographical Suggestions -- 2. The Mandaeans and the West: A History of Interaction -- Initial Contact -- The Rediscovery -- The Mission -- The Failure -- The Erudite and Travelers -- Professors and Diplomats -- The "Mandaean Question" -- 3. Legends and History -- Between Egypt and India -- Jerusalem, John the Baptist, and the Others -- Genealogies of Scribes -- Part II The Texts (An Anthology) 1. Abstracts of Theology -- 2. The First Man -- 3. From the Creation to the Flood -- 4. The Religions of Others -- 5. The Jews, Jerusalem, and Miriai -- 6. John, a True Mandaean -- 7. Jesus, the "False Messiah" -- 8. The "Son of the Arab Butcher" -- Glossary -- Index
Control code
47990015
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xix, 273 p.
Isbn
9780802839244
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2001051056
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)47990015
Label
The Mandaeans : the last gnostics, Edmondo Lupieri ; translated by Charles Hindley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 53-60) and index
Contents
Preface to the Italian Edition -- Preface to the American Editio -- Prologue -- Part I History: 1. The Mandaeans -- Life, Customs, and Religious Rituals -- The Ideas -- Gnosticism -- Mandaeanism -- The Literature -- Instruments -- List of the Principal Published Mandaean Texts, Together with Information on Some Unpublished Ones -- Bibliographical Suggestions -- 2. The Mandaeans and the West: A History of Interaction -- Initial Contact -- The Rediscovery -- The Mission -- The Failure -- The Erudite and Travelers -- Professors and Diplomats -- The "Mandaean Question" -- 3. Legends and History -- Between Egypt and India -- Jerusalem, John the Baptist, and the Others -- Genealogies of Scribes -- Part II The Texts (An Anthology) 1. Abstracts of Theology -- 2. The First Man -- 3. From the Creation to the Flood -- 4. The Religions of Others -- 5. The Jews, Jerusalem, and Miriai -- 6. John, a True Mandaean -- 7. Jesus, the "False Messiah" -- 8. The "Son of the Arab Butcher" -- Glossary -- Index
Control code
47990015
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xix, 273 p.
Isbn
9780802839244
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2001051056
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)47990015
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