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The Challenges that confronted the Syrian Orthodox Church of Antioch in the Era of Mar Michael the Great 1126-1199 A.D. Gregorios Yohanna Ibrahim Metropolitan of Aleppo

Posted by on Sep 6, 2022 in Articles, Library | Comments Off on The Challenges that confronted the Syrian Orthodox Church of Antioch in the Era of Mar Michael the Great 1126-1199 A.D. Gregorios Yohanna Ibrahim Metropolitan of Aleppo

(1) The Syrian Orthodox historians have all agreed in their eulogistic tributes to our revered Patriarch Mar Michael the Great. They have appreciated his gifts, struggles, sacrifices and services. Patriarch Ephrem I Barsoum described him thus: “One of the greatest prelates of God’s church, one of the finest patriarchs of Antioch, a famous intellectual historian, whose name is eternal, whose endeavors are beautiful, whose ways are praised, whose virtues are known, and whose deeds are righteous.”1 I would like to summarize in my paper the most important challenges that...

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Theodora (Wife of Justinian I) – James Allan Evans

Posted by on Aug 11, 2022 in Articles, Library | Comments Off on Theodora (Wife of Justinian I) – James Allan Evans

University of British Columbia Sources If we except the chroniclers, there are hardly any sources for Theodora that are written without parti pris. The most important, Procopius of Caesarea, who is our only source for the lurid details of Theodora’s early life, presented a different Theodora in each of his three works, the History of the Wars of Justinian in seven books to which an eighth was added later, the Anekdota orSecret History, to give it its popular name, an essay purportedly written immediately after the first seven books of the Wars were published and containing...

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The Bible at your fingertips …………… Click on any chapter….

Posted by on Jul 31, 2022 in Articles, Library | Comments Off on The Bible at your fingertips …………… Click on any chapter….

THIS IS REALLY NEAT, SOMEONE SURE WAS DEDICATED TO THIS..(God Bless all those who contributed). The Bible at your fingertips……………. Click on any chapter…….. Just click on the chapter number you want to read opposite the Book name in  the column on the left side. King James...

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Muslims – Christians relations And Inter – Christrian Rivalries In Middle East Dr. John Joseph

Posted by on Jun 18, 2022 in Articles, Library | Comments Off on Muslims – Christians relations And Inter – Christrian Rivalries In Middle East Dr. John Joseph

1-The Syrians in Tur Abdin 2- The Syrians in Syria 3- The Syrians in Lebanon 3- Bibiography 1 THE SYRIANS IN Tur Abdin The internal conditions in the still “Ottoman Empire” were chaotic when the war ended in 1918. Food and most commodities were at famine prices. In Istanbul, sugar, an item typical of other commodities, was retailed at three hundred instead of twenty-five piasters. “Everyone was for himself,” the Times of London reported hundreds of thousands of brigands, some partly organized politically; others, unorganized bands of deserters and robbers, posed the...

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نينوى وبابل في أبان مجدهما عن الانكليزية شكري جقي

Posted by on Jun 18, 2022 in Articles, Library | Comments Off on نينوى وبابل في أبان مجدهما عن الانكليزية شكري جقي

نينوى وبابل في أبان مجدهماعن الانكليزية شكري جقيالمؤسسة الامريكية للدراسات السريانية بعد أن تقلص ظل الحكم الكوسي من بابل سنة 1169 ق . م حدث أن نور الحياة ومض فيها وقتاً قصيراً الا أنه عاد فتضاءل أمام الأنوار الوهًاجة التي انبعثت من نهضة الدولة الآشورية في  الشمال كان الآشوريون والبابليون من أرومة واحدة . ولكن إتصال الأولين...

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قراءة في رواية «وداعاً يا ماردين» للأديبة السوريّة هرييت عبودي للماضي حقّ في الذاكرة ولضحايا المجازر المرتكبة ذات لحظة من جنون التاريخ / د. أدمير كورية

Posted by on Jun 11, 2022 in Articles, Library, The Genocide, Syfo | Comments Off on قراءة في رواية «وداعاً يا ماردين» للأديبة السوريّة هرييت عبودي للماضي حقّ في الذاكرة ولضحايا المجازر المرتكبة ذات لحظة من جنون التاريخ / د. أدمير كورية

قراءة في رواية «وداعاً يا ماردين» للأديبة السوريّة هنرييت عبودي للماضي حقّ في الذاكرة ولضحايا المجازر المرتكبة ذات لحظة من جنون التاريخ شباط 18, 2015 د. أدمير كورية تنقلنا رواية «وداعا ياماردين» منشورات دار الفرات وبترا، دمشق/بيروت، 2009 للروائية السورية هنرييت عبودي الى بداية القرن العشرين، وتحديداً إلى عام 1915 زمن ارتكبت السلطات...

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