Professor John Healey, Proessorial Research Associate, Religions Syriac- speaking Christianity, especially its earlier history and its emergence from the. Gillian Greenberg; John F. Healey, Leshono Suryoyo: First Studies in Syriac, Journal of Semitic Studies, Volume 53, Issue 1, 1 March JOHN F. HEALEY, Leshono Suryoyo: First Studies in Syriac (Gorgias Handbooks 2). Gorgias Press, Piscataway, NJ Pp. xxiii + (+.

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Leshono Suryoyo: First Studies in Syriac by John F. Healey

However, its Latin language and the ordering of words according to triliteral Semitic roots make its use difficult for most students and scholars. Customers who bought this item also bought. Azher Mahdi marked it as to-read Apr 06, In the present text John lays out his faith in a way which gives an inside view of how a non-Chalcedonian bishop of the sixth century located himself and his co-religionists within the Christian tradition and how he understood the foundation of the Church.


He reminds me of how I learned English through the BBC radio programmes and the pedagogical excellence that we are used to in them. He has also published a book on the early history of the alphabet.

Books by John F. Published May 1st by Gorgias Press first published January 1st I checked it out from our seminary’s library with due gratitude to their generosity with me.

Particular prominence is given to the multi-layered nature of the Masoretic tradition. Midyeyto rated it it was amazing Aug 17, His teaching is mostly concerned with Aramaic and Syriac and the religious history of the Middle East. No trivia or quizzes yet. First Studies in Syriac. Will Mccants rated it liked it Aug 13, Email alerts New issue alert.

Sign in via your Institution Sign in. Readings from actual Syriac texts allow the student to experience the language first hand and the basics of the grammar of the language are ably explained. Theophila added it Aug 18, Malbanese rated it liked it Aug 04, John Healey’s, Leshono Suryoyo, is an introductory grammar for those wishing to learn to read Classical Syriac, one of the major literary dialects of Aramaic and the language of one of the main groups of Middle Eastern churches, including the Syrian Orthodox Church, the Church of the East, and the Chaldaean Church.

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I have seen Arabic books here and there but none of them comes as close as this book in excellence. H ealeyLeshono Suryoyo: Gorgias Press did us the biggest favour by publishing this much needed book for somebody like me who needs a patient teacher like Healey.

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Leshono Suryoyo: First Studies in Syriac

From the first centuries of the Christian era, Syriac was used by the main theological and historical writers of this tradition Ephrem the Syrian, Philoxenus of Mabbogh, Thomas healeey Marga, and Barhebraeus.

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It also continues to be used in worship. Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. Don’t already have an Oxford Academic account? Nikos Kouremenos rated it it was amazing Mar 14, Maximilian Nightingale marked it as to-read Apr 19, The volume contains a section describing the Tiberian reading tradition, which is essential for a correct understanding of the vocalization system.