Arman Akopian, Ph.D., studied history and languages of the Middle East at the Universities of Yerevan (Armenia) and Amman (Jordan). He taught Arabic, Hebrew, and Syriac studies at the University of Yerevan with major publications including an extensive grammar of Modern Hebrew and an Introduction to Aramean and Syriac Studies.
A grammar of Classical Syriac. An introductory course of eight lessons presents the Syriac phonology and script, followed by the basic course of 40 lessons. The book is designed to cover one academic year.
An English translation of Arman Akopian's comprehensive Introduction to Aramean and Syriac Studies, from the earliest appearances of Arameans in the historical record, through to the modern day.
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