The Laughable Stories of Bar-Hebraeus

E. A. Wallis Budge


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The Laughable Stories are a sequence of anecdotes categorized by the story-teller: starting with Persian, Indian, Hebrew and Christian sages, and including stories of Misers, Clowns, Thieves, and Animals and so on. Bar-Hebraeus was a 13th century bishop of the Syriac Orthodox Church. Born in 1226 in what is now Turkey, Bar-Hebraeus was renowned as a scholar and theologian. He died in 1286 in Persia. Writing mostly in Syriac and Arabic, Bar Hebraeus wrote on philosophy, poetry, language, history and theology, including a comprehensive history of the world, the Chronicon Ecclesiasticum.

This book has 148 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1897.

Production notes: This ebook of The Laughable Stories of Bar-Hebraeus was published by Global Grey in 2018.

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