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

Early Christian remains of Inner Mongolia : discovery, reconstruction and appropriation, by Tjalling H.F. Halbertsma, (electronic resource/)

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
Genre
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
Member of
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, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=362150
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-351) and index
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
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Early Christian remains of Inner Mongolia : discovery, reconstruction and appropriation, by Tjalling H.F. Halbertsma, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=362150
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-351) and index
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 (access may be restricted)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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