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Studies in Manichaean Literature and Art Manfred Heuser

Studies in Manichaean Literature and Art

Manfred Heuser

Published July 2nd 1998
ISBN : 9789004107168
Hardcover
348 pages
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 About the Book 

This volume consists of two sections, written by the two authors. The first section contains a study by Manfred Heuser on The Manichaean Myth According to Coptic Sources, This is the first systematic presentation of the basic myth as reflected in Coptic material. The second part is a collection of essays on Manichaeism by Hans-Joachim Klimkeit. The essays are concerned, inter alia, with Manichaean art and symbolism, including newly found examples of Manichaean art from Central Asia.