"New Light from the East": Chronography and Ecclesiastical History through a Late Seventh-Century Armenian Source

  title={"New Light from the East": Chronography and Ecclesiastical History through a Late Seventh-Century Armenian Source},
  author={Timothy William Greenwood},
  journal={Journal of Early Christian Studies},
  pages={197 - 254}
  • T. Greenwood
  • Published 3 August 2008
  • Philosophy
  • Journal of Early Christian Studies
The Anonymous Chronicle is a little-studied Armenian text, compiled between September 686 and 689/690 c.e. It comprises two parts, both translated from unknown Greek texts. The first is an epitomized universal chronicle related to the missing Chronography of Annianus of Alexandria. Remarkably it appears to preserve the lost Roman imperial sequence from Eusebius's Chronographia. The second is a synoptic ecclesiastical history, written from a miaphysite perspective. It records all six Ecumenical… 
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