Posts made in August, 2015

On the Role of Aramaic in Transmitting Syro-Mesopotamian Legal Institutions/ BARUCH A. LEVINE New York

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BARUCH A. LEVINE New York On the Role of Aramaic in Transmitting Syro-Mesopotamian Legal Institutions Iam happy to be returning to one of my very first scholarly interests, the survival of ancient Near Eastern civi- lization, thanks to the agenda adopted by the initiators of the MELAMMU project. The many-faceted study by S. Alvesen, “The Legacy of Babylon and Nineveh in Aramaic Sources,” (1998) has illustrated the possibilities of searching for ancient themes in later sources. My Phd Disserta- tion (Brandeis, 1962) had dealt with a number of technical terms that had skipped, or had...

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Bar Hebraeus’ Chronography The History of the Crusades Translated from Syriac by Ernest A. Wallis Budge

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Oxford University Press London 1932 X And in this year, which is the year fourteen hundred and eight of the GREEKS (A.D. 1097), two Frankish kings, and seven Counts, sallied forth, and they came against ANTIOCH and took it from [264] the TURKS. The reason for their expedition was as follows: When the TURCOMANS were ruling over SYRIA, and PALESTINE, and all the [other] countries, they made the Christians who were coming to pray in JERUSALEM to suffer very many serious evils, and especially those who were coming from ROME (RHOMI) and other countries of ITALY. Then the FRANKS became filled with...

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الدولة العاشرة المنتقلة إلى ملوك المغول من هولاكو…. الى ارغون ايلخان غريغوريوس ابن العبري

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” هولاكو بن تولي خان ” ولما ملك هولاكو بغداد ورتب بها الشحاني والولاة أنفذ بدر الدين لؤلؤ صاحب الموصل إليه ابنه الملك الصالح اسمعيل ومعه جماعة من عسكره نجدةً له. فأظهر له هولاكو عبسة وقال : أنتم بعد في شك من أمرنا ومطلتم نفوسكم يوماً بعد يوم وقدمتم رجلاً وأخرتم أخرى لتنظروا من الظافر بصاحبه فلو انتصر الخليفة وخذلنا لكان...

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Bar Hebraeus’Chronography Concerning the Beginning of the Kingdom of the Saljuks in Persia

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Oxford University Press London 1932 X [217] In this year, which is the year thirteen hundred and forty-seven of the GREEKS (A.D. 1036), a people went forth from the HUNAYE (HUNS) who were called ‘GHUZZAYE’, with Amirs of the SALJUKS from HYRCANIA, which is the land of the KHAZARS (KAZARAYE, or KARZAYE) in the north. Concerning them, he who is [one] of the saints, MAR MICHAEL, the holy Patriarch, wrote at great length, and he saith, ‘These are the children of MAGHOGH, the son JAPHET, the son of NOAH. And EZEKIEL prophesied about them, saying: ‘Thus saith the Lord of...

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Bar Hebraeus’ Chronography The Kings of the Arabs Translated from Syriac by Ernest A. Wallis Budge

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Oxford University Press London 1932 X Here beginneth the Tenth Series, which passeth on from the GREEK (IONIAN) kings to the ARAB kings. AFTER the twelve years of [the reign of] HERACLIUS, MAHAMAD began to be famous, and, moreover, the Era of the lunar month (1) of the TAYYAYE (ARABS) beginneth with this year, which is the six thousand one hundred and thirtieth year from ADAM, and the nine hundred and thirty-third year of the GREEKS (YAWNAYE), and the six hundred and twenty-fourth year of the Era of our Redeemer. In the first year of the ARABS, SHAHRBARAZ captured AMCYRA, and after that...

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