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STUDIES IN SYRIAC LITERATURE

Posted by on Aug 11, 2022 in Library, Tribute to Dr. Matti Moosa | Comments Off on STUDIES IN SYRIAC LITERATURE

This study is restricted to the literature of the syrian orthodox Church of Antioch. The systematic study of Syriac Literature and sciences and related subjects began in Europe at the close of the seventeenth century. Eastern writers, whether of early or recent periods, whether Syrians or not, did not concern themselves with the scholarly study of Syriac Literature until recently, when the Syrian Patriarch of Antioch, Mar Ignatius Aphram Barsoum, published his comprehensive work entitled al-Lu’Lu’ al-Manthur (The Unstrung Pearls), or, as he gives the title in French, Histoire des...

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(History of Syriac Literature and Sciences) by Patriarch Ignatius Aphram Barsoum Translated By Dr. Matti Moosa

Posted by on Apr 11, 2022 in Books, Library, Tribute to Dr. Matti Moosa, (Kitab al-Lulu al-Manthur fi Tarikh al-Ulum wal-Adab al-Suryaniyya (History of Syriac Literature and Sciences) by Patriarch Ignatius Aphram Barsoum Translated By Dr. Matti Moosa, History of Syriac Literature and Sciences) | Comments Off on (History of Syriac Literature and Sciences) by Patriarch Ignatius Aphram Barsoum Translated By Dr. Matti Moosa

PART ONE : ON SYRIAC SCIENCES AND LITERATURE Chapter 1- THE SYRIAC LANGUAGE Chapter 2- THE GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS OF SYRIAC LITERATURE Chapter 3- THE CENTERS OF LEARNING Chapter 4- SYRIAN  LIBRARIES Chapter 5- SYRIAC CALLIGRAPHY Chapter 6- MORPHOLOGY AND GRAMMAR Chapter 7- GENERAL RULES OF THE LANGUAGE AND                     DICTIONARIES; RHETORIC AND POETRY Chapter 8- THEMES OF SYRIAC POETRY  Chapter 9- CATEGORIES OF SYRIAN POETS Chapter 10- VERSIONS OF THE HOLY BIBLE   Chapter 11- THE DIATESSARON Chapter 12- SYRIAC...

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الموارنة في العصور الحديثة

Posted by on Aug 23, 2021 in Library, الموارنة في التاريخ - الدكتور متي موسى, الموارنة في التاريخ -2 | Comments Off on الموارنة في العصور الحديثة

26     علمنا من الفصول السابقة بأن الموارنة ظهروا لأول مرة في القرن السابع. وفي القرن التالي ، أصبحوا طائفة مستقلة تعيش في الأغلب في جبال لبنان. كانت غالبية الشعب اللبناني ، ومنهم الموارنة من الآراميين السريان الذين كانت لغتهم وطقوس كنيستهم سريانية. غير أن الإسلام وجد طريقه إلى لبنان في القرن الثامن في عهد الأمويين والعباسيين...

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ثيودور الأنطاكي

Posted by on Apr 23, 2020 in Articles, Library, Tribute to Dr. Matti Moosa | Comments Off on ثيودور الأنطاكي

  الدكـتور متّـى موسـى   مقدّمـة سأحاول في هذا المقال المقتضب أن ألقي بعض الضوء على حياة وفعّاليات عالم سرياني أنطاكي لم يقم أحد من الكتاب الشرقيين المعاصرين بتقصّي آثاره وذلك لندرة المعلومات عنه. والنذر القليل الذي ذكره عنه العلامة البطريرك مار إغناطيوس أفرام برصوم في كتابه “اللؤلؤ المنثور” منقول عن العلاّمة...

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The Christians Under Turkish Rule

Posted by on Jan 2, 2020 in Articles, Library, Tribute to Dr. Matti Moosa | Comments Off on The Christians Under Turkish Rule

The Christians Under Turkish Rule Dr. Matti Moosa More than any other Muslim writer, Ibn al-Athir has discussed the character and achievements of Nur al-Din Zangi, who he says died from al-khawaniq (angina) in 1173-74.[46] Ibn al-Athir says he read the history of the rulers before and after Islam and found no sovereign except al-Khulafa al-Rashidun (the Rightly Guided Caliphs) and the Umayyad Caliph Umar ibn Abd al-Aziz (reigned 717-720) to be more praiseworthy for his conduct, justice, and fairness than al-Malik al-Adil Nur al-Din. He lauds Nur al-Din for his indifference to worldly things...

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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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