Mani at the Court of the Persian Kings : Studies on the Chester Beatty <i>Kephalaia</i> Codex
These interdisciplinary studies advance research in several fields and will be of interest to scholars of Manichaeism, Sasanian Iran, and the development of religions in Late Antiquity.
- Hardback | 322 pages
- 155 x 235 x 22.86mm | 644g
- 14 Nov 2014
- Leiden, Netherlands
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Table of contents
PART A: Studies on the Manichaean Kephalaia
Paul Dilley, Mani's Wisdom at the Court of the Persian Kings: The Genre and Context of the Chester Beatty Kephalaia
Jason David BeDuhn, Parallels between Coptic and Iranian Kephalaia: Goundesh and the King of Touran
Iain Gardner, The Final Ten Chapters
PART B: New Sources from the Chester Beatty Codex
Paul Dilley, Also Schrieb Zarathustra? Mani as Interpreter of the 'Law of Zarades'
Jason David BeDuhn, Iranian Epic in the Chester Beatty Kephalaia
Iain Gardner, Mani's Last Days.
Map and Table of Place Names
PART C: Manichaeism and the History of Religions
Paul Dilley, 'Hell Exists, and We have Seen the Place Where It Is': Rapture and Religious Competition in Sasanian Iran
Jason David BeDuhn, Mani and the Crystallization of the Concept of 'Religion' in Third Century Iran
About Iain Gardner
Jason BeDuhn, Ph.D. (Indiana University, 1995), is Professor of the Comparative Study of Religions at Northern Arizona University. His previous publications include The Manichaean Body (Johns Hopkins, 2000) and Augustine's Manichaean Dilemma, vols. 1 and 2 (University of Pennsylvania, 2010-2013).
Paul Dilley, Ph.D. (Yale University, 2008), is Assistant Professor at the University of Iowa, with a joint appointment in Religious Studies and Classics. He is a specialist in Early Christianity, including Coptic, and has published on monasticism, apocrypha, and Manichaeism.