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Author Pritula, Anton.

Title The Wardā : an East Syriac hymnological collection : study and critical edition / Anton Pritula.

Published Wiesbaden : Harrassowitz Verlag, 2015.


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Physical description 1 online resource.
Series Göttinger Orientforschungen. Reihe 1, Syriaca, 0340-6326 ; Band 47
Göttinger Orientforschungen. I. Reihe, Syriaca ; Bd. 47.
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Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Table of Contents; Body; Martin Tamcke: Vorwort; Sebastian Brock: Preface to the English edition; Part 1: Study; Introduction; Chapter 1 Manuscripts of the Wardā Hymnological Collection; 1.1 Existing manuscripts; 1.2 Full recension of the Wardā collection; 1.3 Short recension of the Wardā collection; 1.4 Various manuscripts containing hymns ascribed to Wardā; 1.5 The Gazzā book and the hymns of the Wardā collection; 1.6 The contents of the Wardā collection (a comparative table); 1.6.1 Hymns attributed to Gīwargīs Wardā; 1.6.2 Anonymous hymns.
1.6.3 Hymns attributed to different authors1.6.4 Supplement to the Wardā collection; Chapter 2 'Ōnītās from the collection: poetical peculiarities and liturgical context; 2.1 Liturgical context, the question of the origin of the collection; 2.2 Cycle of the Rogation of the Ninevites; 2.3 Authors of the 'ōnītās from the Wardā collection and the datings; 2.4 Echoi and metres; 2.5 Alternations within the seven-syllable metre; 2.6 Conclusions of the hymns: author, performer, assembly; 2.7 Rhyme in the 'ōnītās; 2.8 Mention of the genre names in hymns.
2.9 Gīwargīs Wardā: the question of authorship and attribution2.10 Imagery; Chapter 3 Hymns of the Wardā collection and the Syriac literary tradition; 3.1 'Ōnītās and apocrypha; 3.1.1 A Hymn on the Childhood of Christ; 3.1.2 Hymn mentioning the names of the Magi; 3.1.3 Biographical data of the Apostles; 3.1.4 Legends of John the Baptist in the hymn; 3.2 Hymns of the Wardā collection and Narsai's homilies; 3.2.1 Hymns on Jonah's mission ; 3.2.2 Hymns and homilies on different calamities; 3.2.3 Hymn and the homily on the Holy Cross; 3.2.4 The 'ōnītā genre and homilies.
3.3 'Ōnītās and historical events: A Hymn on Tiflis3.3.1 General composition of the hymn and its place in the collection; 3.3.2 The historical context of the hymn; 3.3.3 An epic aspect of the hymn: transformation of the Muslims into magians; List of the sources; Abbreviations; A. Manuscripts; B. Publications; Part 2: Texts, translation; 2 [1]; The Nativity of Him, whose nativity is not time-ridden; 3 [2]; Who would perceive Your greatness; 7 [3]; In Nazareth, the Galilean town; 9 [4]; Here in the sea of sins I am cast!; 9a [5]; Glory to Your grace, our Saviour!; 15 [6].
The power, which spoke in the jennet22 [7]; The chronicler of antiquities; 23 [8]; When I had read the narrations of the ancient; 24 [9]; On coming out of the fish, Jonah ; 25 [10] ; O soul, which is dearest of all; 30 [11]; Lord of the prophecies; 31 [12]; Hear this all peoples; 44a [13]; In a year full of evils; 45 [14]; Crying full of distress; 46 [15]; I have sinned and instigated to sin and am sinning again; 48 [16]; Blessed is He who took and weighed our burden; 53 [17]; When humans multiplied among other creatures; 54 [18]; Who will pray for our sins?; 55 [19].
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Subject Church of the East -- Hymns.
Hymns, Syriac -- Translations into English.
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ISBN 9783447194327 (electronic bk.)
3447194324 (electronic bk.)
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