Posts made in February, 2018

THE HIDDEN PEARL – The history of the Aramean people – Documentary Movie

Posted by on Feb 16, 2018 in Library | 0 comments

Take a look at this video on YouTube: http://youtu.be/6PLsZf5y8hU

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1- Inculturation Through the Ages IIIB / 2- East Asian History Sourcebook: Ch’ing-Tsing / SYRIAN NESTORIANISM IN JAPAN / Nestorians History and Cultural Relations

Posted by on Feb 15, 2018 in Library | Comments Off on 1- Inculturation Through the Ages IIIB / 2- East Asian History Sourcebook: Ch’ing-Tsing / SYRIAN NESTORIANISM IN JAPAN / Nestorians History and Cultural Relations

1- Inculturation Through the Ages IIIB: 2- East Asian History Sourcebook:  Ch’ing-Tsing:   Paul Halsall 3- SYRIAN NESTORIANISM IN JAPAN 4- Nestorians History and Cultural Relations What’s New in June...

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The Aramaic Literature THE SENTENCES OF THE SYRIAC MENANDER * (Third Century A. D.) by T. BAARDA

Posted by on Feb 12, 2018 in Library | Comments Off on The Aramaic Literature THE SENTENCES OF THE SYRIAC MENANDER * (Third Century A. D.) by T. BAARDA

“Menander the Sage said: …” These words introduce a collection of wisdom sayings written in the Syriac language. The purpose of the author in drawing up this anthology of maxims was to show his readers how they could best live in a world in which good and evil, misfortune and fortune are mingled in an unpredictable way. Passing through a world of this nature, people need to be provided with direction, and the author gives such guidance by means of various counsels. The work is often designated a florilegium, and this seems to be a fairly good name for the collection,...

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The Syriacs of Turkey: A Religious Community on the Path of Recognition Author(s): Su Erol

Posted by on Feb 2, 2018 in Library | Comments Off on The Syriacs of Turkey: A Religious Community on the Path of Recognition Author(s): Su Erol

  With a population not exceeding 25.000 members 1, the Syriacs are one of the non-Muslim communities along with Armenians (40.000 to 70.000)2, Greeks (5000) 3 and Jews (17.000)4 living in the contemporary Turkish Republic today. In eastern Anatolia, the group’s ancestral homeland is Tur Abdin, meaning the “Mountain of the Worshippers” in Syriac, a plateau stretching north from the Tigris River until the plain of Nisibis, south and west of Mardin, until the region of Gzirto (Cizre) east (see: Map 1), and also Diyarbakir, where the bones of the Apostle (doubting)...

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

Posted by on Feb 2, 2018 in Library | Comments Off on Al-Kindi’s Role in the Transmission of Greek Knowledge to the Arabs* Matti Moosa

* This material, which is presented solely for educational/research purposes, appeared in the Journal of the Pakistan Historical Society Volume XV, Part I (January, 1967) pp. 1-18. It is a revised and expanded version of a paper delivered in a session dealing with Islamic Studies during the meetings of the American Oriental Society at Philadelphia in April 1966. The article’s Footnotes page opens in a separate window. [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...

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