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Syriac Studies By Dale A. Johnson
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This is the compilation of a series of articles written for SHRORO, a Syriac Orthodox magazine for the worldwide Syriac Orthodox Community. Within this series are a core group of articles on the... More > influence of Syriac Christianity in China during the first millenium. It concludes with an introduction and translation from Syriac to English on the Seige of Amida in 502-3 A.D. which prepared the ground for the fall of Christianity in the Middle East and the rise of Islam.< Less
Syriac Genius By Dale A. Johnson
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This is a series of essays about near forgotten Syriac speaking Christians who contributed an extraordinary culture of scientific, linguistic, theological, and diplomatic genius. Generations of... More > Syriac scholars nearly by themselves recovered the Greek wisdom of Galen, Aristotle, and Plato among other writers and works for Arab, Latin, and European cultures. Enormous contributions to math, medicine, and geography could not have been made without them. Western and Eastern cultures depend on the bridge built by Syriac genius.< Less
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This is a series of essays about near forgotten Syriac speaking Christians who contributed an extraordinary culture of scientific, linguistic, theological, and diplomatic genius. Generations of... More > Syriac scholars nearly by themselves recovered the Greek wisdom of Galen, Aristotle, and Plato among other writers and works for Arab, Latin, and European cultures. Enormous contributions to math, medicine, and geography could not have been made without them. Western and Eastern cultures depend on the bridge built by Syriac genius.< Less
The Doctrine of Addai the Apostle: The Syriac Version (The Development of the Gospel of Abgar) By Edited and Translated From Syriac by Daniel Deleanu
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The Doctrine of Addai the Apostle narrates the story of the correspondence between King Abgar and Jesus, the miracles worked by Addai, and the finding by Protonice, consort of Emperor Claudius, of... More > the Cross, Golgotha, and the Holy Sepulchre. It was first recounted in the 4th century A.D. by the Church historian Eusebius of Caesarea in his Ecclesiastical History and it was also retold in elaborated form by Ephrem the Syrian. According to tradition, Eusebius had been shown documents purporting to contain the official correspondence that passed between King Abgar and Jesus, and he was well enough convinced by their authenticity to quote them extensively in his famed history. The Syriac version of the Doctrine of Addai the Apostle retells the story of all these miraculous occurrences with plenty of details, and confirms the fact that it is a continuation of the Gospel of Abgar, since the text of the latter constitutes the urtext of the former.< Less
The Goodspeed Syriac Fragments By Dale A. Johnson
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An analysis of the Syriac fragments belonging to the Syriac New Testament, Kurdistan and Teheran fragments in the University of Chicago Goodspeed collection.
The Goodspeed Syriac Fragments By Dale A. Johnson
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An analysis of the Syriac fragments belonging to the Syriac New Testament, Kurdistan and Teheran fragments in the University of Chicago Goodspeed collection.
Lexicon to the Syriac New Testament By William Jennings
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Lexicon to the Syriac New Testament by William Jennings provides and handy and inexpensive Syriac-English dictionary for the beginning student. Syriac is the English name for the dialect of Aramaic... More > of the city of Edessa (Urhai) which became the liturgical and literary language of the large body of Christians in the eastern Roman and Persian empires of antiquity. Along side Latin and Greek, Syriac is one of the most important original languages in which Christianity developed and spread. Knowledge of Syriac is the key to unlock the vast literary treasures of the Assyrian Church of the East and the Syriac Orthodox Church.< Less
A Short History of Syriac Literature By William Wright
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William Wright (1830-1889) was one of the most important British scholars of Syriac and Arabic of the 19th century. His History of Syriac Literature remains the most complete survey of the subject... More > available in English today. In spite of its age and the somewhat less that appreciative comment the author makes about the quality of Syriac literature in his introduction, the book still remains a useful reference tool.< Less
A Compendious Syriac Dictionary By J. Payne Smith
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A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith D.D. Edited by J. Payne Smith.
A Compendious Syriac Dictionary By J. Payne Smith
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A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith D.D. Edited by J. Payne Smith.