The Resource Early Christian remains of Inner Mongolia : discovery, reconstruction and appropriation, by Tjalling H.F. Halbertsma

Early Christian remains of Inner Mongolia : discovery, reconstruction and appropriation, by Tjalling H.F. Halbertsma

Label
Early Christian remains of Inner Mongolia : discovery, reconstruction and appropriation
Title
Early Christian remains of Inner Mongolia
Title remainder
discovery, reconstruction and appropriation
Statement of responsibility
by Tjalling H.F. Halbertsma
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The early Christian presence in Inner Mongolia forms the subject of this book. These Nestorian remains must primarily be attributed to the Ongut, a Turkic people closely allied to the Mongols. Writing in Syriac, Uighur and Chinese scripts and languages, the Nestorian Ongut drew upon a variety of religions and cultures to decorate their gravestones with crosses rising from lotus flowers, dragons and Taoist imagery. This heritage also portrays designs found in the Islamic world. Taking a closer look at the discovery of this material and its significance for the study of the early Church of the E
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Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
275.1/77
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
BR1290.I6
LC item number
H36 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Sinica Leidensia,
Series volume
v. 88
Label
Early Christian remains of Inner Mongolia : discovery, reconstruction and appropriation, by Tjalling H.F. Halbertsma
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-351) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of maps, fi gures and plates; List of appendices; Acknowledgements; Note on names, spelling and illustrations; Introduction; PART ONE TIME AND PLACE; Chapter One On the term 'Nestorianism' and the early Chinese terms for Christianity; Chapter Two Medieval envoys connecting Europe and the Mongol empire; Chapter Three Nestorian Christians in Central Asia and China in the Mongol era; PART TWO DISCOVERY AND DOCUMENTATION OF NESTORIAN REMAINS IN INNER MONGOLIA; Chapter Four Foreign discovery and documentation of Nestorian remains in Inner Mongolia before 1949
Control code
ocn714881015
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxix, 356 pages, [51?] leaves of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789047443230
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b35729405
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)714881015
  • pebcs9047443233
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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