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The Great Stem of Souls: Reconstructing Mandaean History
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Publisher Gorgias Pr Llc
Publication date August 31, 2006
Pages 377
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781593333386
ISBN-10 1593333382
Dimensions 1.25 by 6.25 by 9.25 in.
Weight 1.62 lbs.
Original list price $99.00
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: Mandaean priests, representatives of a religious heritage that can be traced back to Late Antique Mesopotamia, still copy their ancient literature by hand. The Great Stem of Souls is a study of the colophons -postscripts at the end of each text - that are appended to most Mandaean documents. A study of the contents of the colophons provides a framework for reconstructing Mandaean history.

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9781593333386 | details & prices | 377 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 1.25 in. | 1.62 lbs | List price $99.00
About: Mandaean priests, representatives of a religious heritage that can be traced back to Late Antique Mesopotamia, still copy their ancient literature by hand.

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