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Posted by on Feb 6, 2021 in Articles | Comments Off on THE CHRONICLE OF EDESSA.

This text was transcribed by Roger Pearse, Ipswich, UK SOME of the early Christian writers refer in very eulogistic terms to the archives of Edessa. The archives were, of course, the public or royal library of the city, the existence and value of which cannot be called in question. It included both Greek and Oriental books, and was therefore a depository from which literary men could largely benefit. Moses of Chorene consulted the books while compiling his history of Armenia. Eusebius of Caesarea declares himself to have been indebted to this library for his account of the conversion of...

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