Winds of Jingjiao: Studies on Syriac Christianity in China and Central Asia

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As early as AD 781, the writer of the Xi'an Fu inscription described the spread of Syriac Christianity (called Jingjiao in Chinese) to China as a wind blowing eastward. The discovery of the Xi'an Fu Stele, the Dunhuang Jingjiao Manuscripts, the numerous Syriac tombstones and fragments in Central Asia and many parts of China has unearthed a buried history of Syriac Christianity from the Tang Dynasty to the time of the Mongol Empire. The papers in this volume cover a wide range of topics from manuscripts and inscription, to ...

Winds of Jingjiao: Studies on Syriac Christianity in China and Central Asia 2016, Lit Verlag

ISBN-13: 9783643907547

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