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The Syrian Orthodox Church of Antioch At A Glance Patriarch Ignatius Zakka I Iwas, 1983 Translated by: Emmanuel H. Bismarji

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The Syrian Orthodox Church is the Church of Antioch, whose foundation goes back to the very dawn of Christianity, when Antioch was the capital of Syria1 and one of the three capital cities in the Roman Empire.2 The gospel was first preached in Antioch by some of Christ’s own disciples who fled Jerusalem after the Jewish persecution. Following the martyrdom St. Stephen the deacon ca. 34 AD., Antioch was visited by Barnabas, one of the seventy preachers, as well as St. Paul the Apostle. Both stayed in Antioch for an entire year preaching the gospel after St. Peter who preached the gospel...

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كنيسة أنطاكية السريانية الأرثوذكسية عبر العصور / قداسة سيدنا البطريرك مار إغناطيوس زكا الأول عيواص

Posted by on Sep 25, 2015 in Library | Comments Off on كنيسة أنطاكية السريانية الأرثوذكسية عبر العصور / قداسة سيدنا البطريرك مار إغناطيوس زكا الأول عيواص

تأسيس كنيسة أنطاكية الكنيسة السريانية الأرثوذكسية هي كنيسة أنطاكية، تأسست في فجر المسيحية، يوم كانت أنطاكية عاصمة سورية وإحدى العواصم الثلاث في الدولة الرومانية. دخلت المسيحية مدينة أنطاكية على يد بعض تلاميذ السيد المسيح الذين تشتّتوا هاربين من أورشليم بسبب الاضطهاد الذي أثاره اليهود ضدهم بعيد استشهاد اسطيفانس رئيس...

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THE NESTORIAN CHURCH The Ancient Christians Church of Mesopotamia

Posted by on Sep 25, 2015 in Articles, Library | Comments Off on THE NESTORIAN CHURCH The Ancient Christians Church of Mesopotamia

THE NESTORIAN CHURCH The Ancient Christians Church of Mesopotamia The Early Nestorians Among those who had been present at the Ecumenical Council at Ephesus in support of Nestorius was Ibas, presbyter (priest) and head of the theological school of Edessa. In 435 he became bishop of Edessa and under his influence the Nestorian teaching made considerable progress. On the accusation of the so called orthodox he was deposed by the “Robber Synod” of Ephesus, but at Chalcedon in 451 was pardoned on condition of anathematizing both Nestorius and Eutyches and accepting the Tome of Leo,...

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قصة أحيقار

Posted by on Sep 23, 2015 in Articles, Library, دراسات سريانية | Comments Off on قصة أحيقار

 إنّها قصّة جميلة كتبت باللغة الآراميَّة قبل القرن الخامس قبل الميلاد في البلاد الآشوريَّة . وقد جاءت إشارة إلى هذه القصّة في ما كتبه ” اقليميس الإسكندري ” و ” سترابون ” ، واستخدمت في الترجمة اليونانيَّة لـ ” سفر طوبيا ” كما استعملها ” ديمقريطس ” و ” ميناندر   أما عن أصلها الآرامي فيقول “رينان” :...

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Description of the Astrolabe, – Severus Sebokht

Posted by on Sep 22, 2015 in Library | Comments Off on Description of the Astrolabe, – Severus Sebokht

This text was transcribed by Roger Pearse, Ipswich, UK Severus Sebokht, Description of the Astrolabe, in R.T.Gunther, Astrolabes of the World, Oxford (1932) •Introduction •Part 2 – Use of the Astrolabe ◦1. To find during the day, with the help of the astrolabe, the solar hour; then to find for this hour the degree (of the zodiac) that is in the ascendant, which star rises and sets, is in the descendant, which is in the middle of the heaven (at the meridian) and which is beneath the earth. ◦2. To find the hour during the night from the stars. ◦3. To find the hour during the...

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