Posts made in February, 2018

Genesis of the Syriac Community in North America

Posted by on Feb 21, 2018 in Library | Comments Off on Genesis of the Syriac Community in North America

Genesis of the Syriac Community in North America This article was originally written by His Eminence Mor Polycarpos Adib Aydin, and later updated by The American Foundation for Syriac Studies. The presence of the Syrian Orthodox Church on American soil goes back to the late nineteenth century when religious persecution forced many faithful to leave their traditional homelands in Ottoman Turkey and emigrate to the United States and Canada. We have no records of who the first Syriac person was to arrive on American soil, but we know of some individuals, such as Dr. Abraham K. Yoosuf, a native...

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History of Women Philosophers 1. Ancient Women Philosophers, 600 B.C.-SOO A.D. 2. Medieval, Renaissance and Enlightenment Women Philosophers, 500-1600 3. Modern Women Philosophers, 1600-1900 4. Contemporary Women Philosophers, 1900-today

Posted by on Feb 21, 2018 in Library | Comments Off on History of Women Philosophers 1. Ancient Women Philosophers, 600 B.C.-SOO A.D. 2. Medieval, Renaissance and Enlightenment Women Philosophers, 500-1600 3. Modern Women Philosophers, 1600-1900 4. Contemporary Women Philosophers, 1900-today

A history of women philosophers

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

Posted by on Feb 16, 2018 in Library | Comments Off on THE HIDDEN PEARL – The history of the Aramean people – Documentary Movie

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 Articles, 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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