The Dignity of the Individual and of Peoples: The Contribution of Mesopotamia and of Syriac Heritage

Diogenes 54 (3):19-37 (2007)
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This paper provides a rich reconstruction of the notion of dignity and rights of people and individuals in its Assyrian origins in ancient Mesopotamia. It analysis several particular positions. Among them, Bardaisan, Yacoub Aphraates (Aphrahat), Michael the Syriac, as well as, much later, the missionary policy of the Eastern Church in Asia and the influential of the Nestorian church in Asia

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