Posts made in March, 2018

(تاريخ الحضارات السامية ( الحلقة الأولى

Posted by on Mar 20, 2018 in Articles, Library | Comments Off on (تاريخ الحضارات السامية ( الحلقة الأولى

تاريخ الحضارات السامية ( الحلقة الأولى ) * : لعل من الضروري القول : انَّ الحضارة ، أية حضارة ، ليست ثمرة جهود فرد ، أو شعب ، أو مجموعة أمم ، بل هي صنع الإنسان في مختلف عصوره القديمة والحديثة والمستقبلية .. يتضافر ويتكافل لخلقها مع أخيه الإنسان للسير والانتقال من حسن إلى أحسن ..وقد تولي أمة ما اهتمامها لناحية حضارية من دون الأخرى ،...

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Geographical names of countries, towns, villages, and monasteries mentioned in this book, in addition to those names familiar to the reader – Mor Ignatius Aphram Barsoum – Translated : By Dr. Matti Moosa

Posted by on Mar 19, 2018 in Library | Comments Off on Geographical names of countries, towns, villages, and monasteries mentioned in this book, in addition to those names familiar to the reader – Mor Ignatius Aphram Barsoum – Translated : By Dr. Matti Moosa

Geographical names of countries, towns, villages, and monasteries mentioned in this book, in addition to those names familiar to the reader A Atharib الأثاريب : a citadel between Aleppo and Antioch, some three leagues distant from Aleppo. It no longer exists. Azerbayjan اذربيجان : a vast territory whose boundaries extended from the Caspian Sea in the east to Lake Van in the west. Arbil أربيل : a town about two days’ journey southeast of Mosul. Arzinjan أرزنجان : a town southwest of the province of Erzrum. The natives call it Arzingan. Arzun أرزون : a...

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SYRIAC SOURCES AND RESOURCES FOR BYZANTINISTS / Sebastian Brock

Posted by on Mar 17, 2018 in Articles, Library | Comments Off on SYRIAC SOURCES AND RESOURCES FOR BYZANTINISTS / Sebastian Brock

1 SYRIAC SOURCES AND RESOURCES FOR BYZANTINISTS Sebastian Brock Oriental Institute, Oxford, UK All the Oriental Christian languages have a great deal of interest to offer to the Byzantinist, but of them it is perhaps Syriac which has the most, especially for the early and middle Byzantine periods. It so happens that the last quarter century has witnessed a burgeoning of studies in the general field of Syriac studies.1 The present survey is organised under the following main headings: New developments; Where to find publications; How to find them; Some recently published texts and...

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Language and the Knowledge of God/اللغة ومعرفة الله عند مار أفرام السرياني د. ديفيد بندي ترجمة حنا عيسى توما

Posted by on Mar 15, 2018 in Library | Comments Off on Language and the Knowledge of God/اللغة ومعرفة الله عند مار أفرام السرياني د. ديفيد بندي ترجمة حنا عيسى توما

Language and the Knowledge of God in Ephrem the Syrian Dr. David D. Bundy WHO WAS EPHREM – EPHREM CONTEST – THE ISSUE – KNOWLEDGE – LANGUAGE Ephrem’s influence in the Syriac speaking churches was perhaps the most important factor in their early intellectual and spiritual development.1 His work largely determined the relationships between theological investigation, spirituality and …. Read more... -2- اللغة ومعرفة الله عند مار أفرام السرياني د. ديفيد بندي ترجمة حنا عيسى توما لا شكَّ...

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St Isaac of Nineveh and Syrian Mysticism Bishop Hilarion Alfevery

Posted by on Mar 12, 2018 in Library | Comments Off on St Isaac of Nineveh and Syrian Mysticism Bishop Hilarion Alfevery

In the history of Syrian mystical tradition the seventh and the eighth centuries can be regarded as the highest point: in this time such writers as Martyrius-Sahdona, Dadisho, Symeon the Graceful, Joseph Hazzaya and John of Dalyatha lived and worked. All of them were distinguished mystical writers. Little known outside the East Syrian tradition, they constituted what one may call ‘the golden age of Syrian Christian literature’. The only representative of this ‘golden age’ who was to become known throughout the world was Isaac of Nineveh. And it is on his mystical theology that we...

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