Posts made in December, 2019

Transformations of the Edessa Portrait of Christ / Professor Sebastian Brock, Oxford University

Posted by on Dec 31, 2019 in Library | Comments Off on Transformations of the Edessa Portrait of Christ / Professor Sebastian Brock, Oxford University

August 15th 944 was a day of great jubilation and excitement for the citizens of the capital of the Byzantine Empire, for on it one of the most precious relics, the famous mandylion bearing the imprint of the face of Christ, came to the end of its long journey from Edessa, to be escorted in solemn procession into Constantinople; the following day the relic was taken in procession to the great church of the Holy Wisdom, and then finally found its resting place in a chapel of the imperial palace. An annual commemoration of the image, on 16th August, was inserted into the liturgical calendar.1...

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SYRIAC SOURCES AND RESOURCES FOR BYZANTINISTS Sebastian Brock

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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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The Franks and the Syrian Christians

Posted by on Dec 31, 2019 in Articles, Library, Tribute to Dr. Matti Moosa | Comments Off on The Franks and the Syrian Christians

The Franks and the Syrian Christians Dr. Matti Moosa The Franks’ interference in the affairs of the Syrian Church seriously weakened their ability to keep the allegiance of the native population in Edessa and elsewhere. This interference was particularly evident in the case of Abu Ghalib bar Sabuni, brother of Bishop Sa’id bar Sabuni, which alienated the Syrians and turned them against the Franks. Abu Ghalib, a monk from the Arnish Monastery near Kesum and Ra’ban, was chosen as bishop of Edessa by Patriarch Abu al-Faraj Athanasius VI in 1101 and took the name Basilius at his ordination....

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مدارس السريان ومشاهير جهابذتهم في العصر الذهبي – فيليب الطرزي

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مدارس السريان  ومشاهير جهابذتهم في العصر الذهبي   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 وجبيل....

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2/2 تاريخ المسيحية الشرقية الكنيسة الارمنية أوقات المتاعب – قواعد الايمان والثقافة الارمنية تأليف : الدكتور عزيز سوريال عطية ترجمة : اسحق عبيد هذه ترجمة كتاب : A History of Eastern Christianity By : Aziz S. Atiye المؤسسة الأمريكية للدراسات السريانية

Posted by on Dec 24, 2019 in Library | Comments Off on 2/2 تاريخ المسيحية الشرقية الكنيسة الارمنية أوقات المتاعب – قواعد الايمان والثقافة الارمنية تأليف : الدكتور عزيز سوريال عطية ترجمة : اسحق عبيد هذه ترجمة كتاب : A History of Eastern Christianity By : Aziz S. Atiye المؤسسة الأمريكية للدراسات السريانية

الكنيسة الارمنية2:3 اوقات المتاعب

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