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Mar Dionysius of Tal Mahre (d. .345) – BIOGRAPHIES OF SYRIAN SCHOLARS AND WRITERS – Mor Ignatius Aphram Barsoum – Translated : By Dr. Matti Moosa

Posted by on Oct 24, 2017 in Library | Comments Off on Mar Dionysius of Tal Mahre (d. .345) – BIOGRAPHIES OF SYRIAN SCHOLARS AND WRITERS – Mor Ignatius Aphram Barsoum – Translated : By Dr. Matti Moosa

Mar Dionysius of Tal Mahre (d. .345) Mar Dionysius I known as the “Talmahri,” the seventieth patriarch of Antioch, was a great and unique church dignitary deeply versed in knowledge. He was born at Tal Mahre to a noble and wealthy Edessene family and became famous at the beginning of the seventh century for his great contribution to the church of Edessa. At Qinnesrin he studied philology, jurisprudence, philosophy and theology and entered the monastic life. It is sufficient to mention that in 818 forty-eight metropolitans and bishops unanimously elected him for the Apostolic See,...

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Mar Jacob of Edessa (d. 708) – BIOGRAPHIES OF SYRIAN SCHOLARS AND WRITERS – Mor Ignatius Aphram Barsoum – Translated : By Dr. Matti Moosa

Posted by on Oct 24, 2017 in Library | Comments Off on Mar Jacob of Edessa (d. 708) – BIOGRAPHIES OF SYRIAN SCHOLARS AND WRITERS – Mor Ignatius Aphram Barsoum – Translated : By Dr. Matti Moosa

Mar Jacob of Edessa (d. 708) A man unique in the extent of his knowledge and chief among the doctors of the church, Jacob had a brilliant mind, critical temperament, sharp wit and sound judgment. He was a grammarian, a man of letters, a poet, a translator, an historian, a commentator, a legislator and a philosopher-theologian. He was prominent in each one of the sciences which he had acquired, showing great capability and skill in writing. In the earlier periods he had no equal, and among the scholars of later periods, his extensive knowledge was rivalled only by that of Bar Hebraeus. By his...

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The Discovery of an Ancient Mesopotamian Theory of Music : Anne Draffkorn Kilmer

Posted by on Oct 17, 2017 in Library | Comments Off on The Discovery of an Ancient Mesopotamian Theory of Music : Anne Draffkorn Kilmer

The Discovery of an Ancient Mesopotamian Theory of Music Author(s): Anne Draffkorn Kilmer Source: Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, Vol. 115, No. 2 (Apr. 22, 1971), pp. 131-149 Published by: American Philosophical Society Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/985853 . Accessed: 10/10/2014 15:28 Your use of the JSTOR archive indicates your acceptance of the Terms & Conditions of Use, available at . http://www.jstor.org/page/info/about/policies/terms.jsp . JSTOR is a not-for-profit service that helps scholars, researchers, and students discover, use, and build upon...

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Archaeology and Cultural Belonging in Contemporary Syria: The Value of Archaeology to Religious Minorities Author(s): Emma Loosley

Posted by on Oct 14, 2017 in Library | Comments Off on Archaeology and Cultural Belonging in Contemporary Syria: The Value of Archaeology to Religious Minorities Author(s): Emma Loosley

Archaeology and Cultural Belonging in Contemporary Syria: The Value of Archaeology to Religious Minorities Author(s): Emma Loosley 40025094 Archaelogy

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In Pursuit of Syriac Manuscripts Author(s): Arthur Vööbus

Posted by on Oct 14, 2017 in Library | Comments Off on In Pursuit of Syriac Manuscripts Author(s): Arthur Vööbus

In Pursuit of Syriac Manuscripts Author(s): Arthur Vööbus 545144

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