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Title:Veneration of saints in Christian Ethiopia: proceedings of the international workshop Saints in Christian Ethiopia: Literary Sources and Veneration, Hamburg, April 28-29, 2012
Editor:Nosnitsin, DenisISNI
Series:Aethiopica international journal of Ethiopian studies, Supplement (ISSN 2196-7180)
City of publisher:Wiesbaden
Publisher:Otto Harrassowitz
ISBN:344710399X; 9783447103992
Geographic term:Ethiopia
Subjects:Ethiopian Church
Church history
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Abstract:The essays gathered in this volume evolved from papers that were delivered at the workshop 'Saints in Christian Ethiopia: literary sources and veneration' organized in Hamburg in 2012. The papers explore the hagiographical traditions of a number of saints, both indigenous and foreign, from historical, textual, and socioanthropological angles. Contributions: Introduction (Denis Nosnitsin); Ascetic suicides in the Vita of St. Paul of Tamma: an Egyptian drama and its Ethiopian continuation (Dmitry Bumazhnov); Between hagiography and history: the Zage dynasty and king Yamrahannä Krastos (Gianfranco Fiaccadori); The Aksumite kingdom in Ethiopic hagiographical sources (Iosif Fridman); 'Abba Lätsun and a 'Treatise on Sabbath observance' (Suzanne Hummel); The 'Gädlä Kiros' in Ethiopian religious practices: a study of eighteen manuscripts from Eastern Tagray (Magdalena Krzyzanowska); Vita and miracles of the Sadeqan of 'Addiqäharsi Päraqlitos: a preliminary study (Denis Nosnitsin); Passio of St Cyricus (Gädlä Qirqos) in North Ethiopia: elements of devotion and of manuscripts tradition (Vitagrazia Pisani); Antony the first monk in Ethiopian tradition (Witold Witakowski); The Ethiopian short life of John of Scetis (seventh century) (Ugo Zanetti). [ASC Leiden abstract]