Posts made in January, 2017

مدارس السريان ومشاهير جهابذتهم في العصر الذهبي فيليب الطرزي

Posted by on Jan 25, 2017 in Library | Comments Off on مدارس السريان ومشاهير جهابذتهم في العصر الذهبي فيليب الطرزي

مدارس السريان ومشاهير جهابذتهم في العصر الذهبي فيليب الطرزي تعدّ الامة الآرامية السريانية بين الأمم الراقية ذات التاريخ المجيد في العصور الغابرة. ذهب رهط من أهل البحث الى أن السريان هم الذين استنبطوا الكتابة . لأن بلاد الفينيقيين الذين علّموا الكتابة لليونان ليست الا بقعة صغيرة من بلاد السريان أشهر مدنها صور وصيدا وبيروت...

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THE SYRIANS IN Tur Abdin, Syria and Lebanon / Dr. John Joseph

Posted by on Jan 24, 2017 in Library | Comments Off on THE SYRIANS IN Tur Abdin, Syria and Lebanon / 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 most serious...

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السريان في طور عابدين – السريان في سورية – السريان في لبنان – الدكتور جان جوزيف

Posted by on Jan 24, 2017 in Library | Comments Off on السريان في طور عابدين – السريان في سورية – السريان في لبنان – الدكتور جان جوزيف

1- السريان في طور عابدين الدكتور جان جوزيف ترجمة حنا عيسى توما حين انتهت الحرب العالمية الأولى سنة 1918 كانت الأوضاع الداخلية في ما يسمى ” بالإمبراطورية العثمانية ” مضطربة جدّاً. لقد كانت أسعار المواد الغذائية وغالبية السلع الاستهلاكية باهظة جداً. ففي استنبول،‏ على سبيل المثال، كان السكّر، كغيره من المواد الكمالية، يباع...

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From Aramaic to Arabic: The Languages of the Monasteries of Palestine in the Byzantine and Early Islamic Periods 
Author(s): Sidney H. Griffith

Posted by on Jan 23, 2017 in Library | Comments Off on From Aramaic to Arabic: The Languages of the Monasteries of Palestine in the Byzantine and Early Islamic Periods 
Author(s): Sidney H. Griffith

From Aramaic to Arabic: The Languages of the Monasteries of Palestine in the Byzantine and Early Islamic Periods Author(s): Sidney H. Griffith
Source: Dumbarton Oaks Papers, Vol. 51 (1997), pp. 11-31 Published From Aramaic to Arabic: The Languages
of the Monasteries of Palestine in the Byzantine and Early Islamic Periods SIDNEY H. GRIFFITH W hile the monastic communities of the Holy Land were famously cosmopolitan and multilingual in the Byzantine and early Islamic periods, there can be no doubt that Greek was the dominant language of the ecclesiastical culture there from the fourth...

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Al-Kindi’s Role in the Transmission of Greek Knowledge to the Arabs* / dr. Matti Moosa

Posted by on Jan 17, 2017 in Library | Comments Off on Al-Kindi’s Role in the Transmission of Greek Knowledge to the Arabs* / dr. Matti Moosa

[Page 1] The information compiled by ancient and modern writers on the life and works of Abu Yusuf Ya’qub ibn Ishaq al-Kindi, the only Muslim philosopher of Arab descent, is abundant, but not always consistent. The reader who is interested in the life and works of this eminent learned man is baffled by the evident discrepancies in the dates of his birth and death, particularly those given by modern writers (1). Despite these contradictory dates, [2] it is certain that al-Kindi flourished in the first half of the ninth century and was a contemporary of three Abbasid Caliphs, namely...

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