THE DOCTRINA ADDAI AS A PARADIGM OF CHRISTIAN THOUGHT IN EDESSA IN THE FIFTH CENTURY

@article{Griffith2009THEDA,
  title={THE DOCTRINA ADDAI AS A PARADIGM OF CHRISTIAN THOUGHT IN EDESSA IN THE FIFTH CENTURY},
  author={Sidney H. Griffith},
  journal={Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Studies},
  year={2009},
  volume={6},
  pages={269 - 292}
}
  • S. Griffith
  • Published 31 December 2009
  • History
  • Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Studies
Perhaps in the waning years of the fourth century, but more probably in the first decades of the fifth century, as we will argue below, a now anonymous writer working in Edessa, and using the city’s archives, as he claims, put together a remarkable narrative which he called The Teaching of Addai the Apostle (malpānùtâ d’Aday shlîhâ).1 At the end of the work the author says that he used records written by the scribe Labûbna, the son of Senaq, the son of Abshadar, as his source, and that Hannān… 
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