Tag Archives : Syriac


Syriac news: New releases by Gorgias Press

I received the following email from George Kiraz and pass it along for the benefit of all. Dear Christian, I am writing to introduce you to some of Gorgias Press’s academic publishing programs. At the last SBL meeting, we released ca. 65 new titles, some of which are listed below under my signature. During the […]


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New Wiki @ Targum.info

I (finally!) have the wiki set up at the Newsletter for Targumic and Cognate Studies. The idea is to have scholars contribute articles on Aramaic, Syriac, Targum, Peshitta, and other related subjects so that the site can become a reliable resource. The Newlsetter itself already has some targumic texts available in English translations, bibliography, and […]


Syriac Traditions of Mary 2

From Jim Davila: PSEUDEPIGRAPHA AND ARAMAIC WATCH: The Odes of Solomon… PSEUDEPIGRAPHA AND ARAMAIC WATCH: The Odes of Solomon and other ancient Syriac poetry pertaining to the Nativity are discussed in Commonweal Magazine: The Mary We Never KnewNew Light from the Syrian Tradition Sally Cunneen It’s hard to maintain the spirit of anticipation that should […]


SBL Meeting Schedule Published

This year’s SBL Schedule of session is now up! S19-54 Aramaic Studies 11/19/2007 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM Room: Anaheim – MM Michael Segal, Hebrew University of Jerusalem From Joseph to Daniel to Antiochus: The Literary Development of Daniel 2 (20 min) Discussion (10 min) Robert R. Phenix, Jr., Saint Louis University Investigation of Ezra […]


Vth Congress of the International Organization for Targumic Studies 2

The schedule for the Vth Congress of the International Organization for Targumic Studies (IOTS) is now available! The conference will be in Ljubljana, Slovenia on 12-13 July 2007. If you are in the area please stop by! I will probably post the abstracts later, at least mine, so please feel free to offer feedback. Thursday […]