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ARABIC ISLAMIC CONQUESTS IN THE CHRONICLE OF SAINT MICHAEL THE GREAT Archbishop George Saliba

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Syrian Orthodox Bishop of Mount Lebanon -The book is substantial and great since the beginning of creation until 1193, but therein you read about events which happened in 1195. -It deals with history in general but particularly the church, and the mention of political events and news of wars and kings is often mentioned in connection with the church. -History adopts many calendars, of which the years of creation.. The foundation of Babel.. The incarnation of God in the flesh… The history or Greece, which starts with Alexander in 311 BC which is adopted in the book, and which is adopted...

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CHAPTER 5 TO 8 (Kitab al-Lulu al-Manthur fi Tarikh al-Ulum wal-Adab al-Suryaniyya) (History of Syriac Literature and Sciences) by Patriarch Ignatius Aphram Barsoum Translated By Dr. Matti Moosa

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SYRIAC CALLIGRAPHY /MORPHOLOGY AND GRAMMAR / GENERAL RULES OF THE LANGUAGE AND DICTIONARIES; RHETORIC AND POETRY / THEMES OF SYRIAC POETRY CHAPTER FIVE Since the art of calligraphy is obviously connected with the language and literature, we have chosen to devote an earlier chapter to this question, which has been neglected by historians. Some scholars are of the opinion that Syriac calligraphy antedates that of the other peoples of the world, and that the Syrians taught mankind the early method of writing, from which the Phoenicians and other nations borrowed their scripts. Although we...

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CHAPTER 1 TO 4 (Kitab al-Lulu al-Manthur fi Tarikh al-Ulum wal-Adab al-Suryaniyya (History of Syriac Literature and Sciences) by Patriarch Ignatius Aphram Barsoum Translated By Dr. Matti Moosa

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CHAPTER ONE – CHAPTER FOUR THE SYRIAC LANGUAGE / THE GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS OF SYRIAC LITERATURE /THE CENTERS OF LEARNING / SYRIAN LIBRARIES CHAPTER ONE The Aramaic (Syriac) language is one of the Semitic tongues in which parts of the Holy Bible, such as the Prophecy of Daniel and the Gospel according to St. Matthew, were revealed.1 Some scholars consider it the most ancient of the languages of the world; even the more moderate ones consider it one of the oldest.2 The first established evidence of its ancient use is the passage in Genesis 37:47 about 1750 B.C.3 The Syriac language...

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CHAPTER 9 TO 13 (Kitab al-Lulu al-Manthur fi Tarikh al-Ulum wal-Adab al-Suryaniyya) (History of Syriac Literature and Sciences) by Patriarch Ignatius Aphram Barsoum Translated By Dr. Matti Moosa

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CHAPTER NINE TO THIRTEEN CATEGORIES OF SYRIAN POETS / VERSIONS OF THE HOLY BIBLE / THE DIATESSARON / SYRIAC ORTHOGRAPHY / COMMENTARIES ON THE OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS CHAPTER NINE Among the Syrian poets are found the genius, the gifted craftsman, and those who combine the qualities of each. You also find the mediocre poet and, finally, the scribbler of verse. In the first category St. Ephraim stands as a highly talented and immortal poet who won the crown of poetical genius by his masterpieces. Into splendid poetry which poured out of his heart without artificiality or constraint, he...

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اللغة ومعرفة الله عند مار أفرام السرياني / د. ديفيد بندي / ترجمة حنا عيسى توما

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اللغة ومعرفة الله عند مار أفرام السرياني    د. ديفيد بندي ترجمة حنا عيسى توما لا شكَّ أنّ تأثير مار أفرام في الكنائس الناطقة بالسريانية كان من أهم العوامل التي أدّت إلى نهضتها الفكرية والروحية في وقت مبكر  . لقد حدّدت أعمال مار أفرام إلى حدّ بعيد  العلاقات الوثيقة بين الأبحاث اللاهوتية والروحية والطقوس الدينية وأعطى لكلٍ منها...

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