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Introduction to Aramean and Syriac Studies : a manual

Author: Arman Akopian
Publisher: Piscataway, NJ : Gorgias Press, 2017. ©2017
Series: Gorgias handbooks.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Originally published in Armeanian, this comprehensive introduction to Aramean and Syriac studies provides a gateway to the history, language, culture, and religion of the Aramean/Syriac people from ancient times, through to the modern day. Special attention is given to such topics as translation and literary activity of the Syriacs, their missionary zeal and role as an intercultural medium, denominational  Read more...
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Akopian, Arman.
Introduction to Aramean and Syriac studies
(DLC) 2017053832
(OCoLC)1019834625
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Arman Akopian
ISBN: 9781463238933 1463238932
OCLC Number: 1100453783
Language Note: Translation of: Arameagitutʻyan ev asoragitutʻyan neratsutʻyun.
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 559 pages)
Contents: 11. Other branches of Syriac Christianity: Melkites and Maronites12. The writing and scribal traditions of the Syriacs; 13. Translation activity of the Syriacs; 14. Syriac translations of the Holy Scriptures; 15. Syriac system of education; 16. Syriac theology and philosophy; 17. Worldly sciences and secular literature of the Syriacs; 18. Syriac historiography; 19. Syriacs under Arab-Muslim domination; 20. Commercial and missionary activity of the Syriacs; 21. Syriac rite Catholic Churches; 22. The Syriacs between the Ottoman Empire, Iran, and Russia 23. The "Assyrian idea" and the issue of self-identitification for Syriac Christians24. Syriacs in the 20th century and on the threshold of the third millennium; 25. Modern Aramaic dialects; 26. The current stage of the Classical Syriac Language; 27. The origins and development of modern Aramean and Syriac studies; APPENDIX: KLAUS BEYER'S CLASSIFICATION OF ARAMAIC DIALECTS; SELECT BIBILIOGRAPHY; GENERAL INDEX
Series Title: Gorgias handbooks.
Other Titles: Arameagitutʻyan ev asoragitutʻyan neratsutʻyun.
Responsibility: by Arman Akopian.
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