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Widely regarded as a premier journal dedicated to the study of Syriac, Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Studies was established in 1998 as a venue devoted exclusively to the discipline. An organ of Beth Mardutho, the Syriac Institute, the journal appears semi-annually and will be printed in annual editions. A peer-reviewed journal, Hugoye is a respected academic source for up-to-date information about the state of Syriac studies and for discovering what is going on in the field. Contributors include some of the most respected names in the world of Syriac today. This is Volume 7 of the journal from 2004.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
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SKU (ISBN): 978-1-59333-816-9
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Publication Status: In Print
Publication Date: Dec 3,2010
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 221
Languages: English, Syriac
ISBN: 978-1-59333-816-9
$75.00

Widely regarded as a premier journal dedicated to the study of Syriac, Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Studies was established in 1998 as a venue devoted exclusively to the discipline. An organ of Beth Mardutho, the Syriac Institute, the journal appears semi-annually and will be printed in annual editions. A peer-reviewed journal, Hugoye is a respected academic source for up-to-date information about the state of Syriac studies and for discovering what is going on in the field. Contributors include some of the most respected names in the world of Syriac today.

Volume 7 includes the following articles: “Generous Devotion: Women in the colophons of the Church of the East (1500-1830)” by Heleen H.L. Murre-van den Berg; “The Reception of the Book of Daniel in Aphrahat’s Fifth Demonstration, ‘On Wars’” by Craig E. Morrison; “Mallpânâ dilan Suryâyâ. Ephrem in the Works of Philoxenus of Mabbog: Respect and Distance” by Lucas Van Rompay; “Priests, Laity and the Sacrament of the Eucharist in sixth-century Syria” by Volker Menze; “The Colloquy of Moses on Mount Sinai: Where Syriac Christianity Meets Islamic Spain and Africa between the 16th and 19th Centuries” by Karla R. Suomala; and “The Pearl of Virginity: Death as the Reward of Asceticism in Mēmrā 191 of Jacob of Serug” by Robert Kitchen.

Widely regarded as a premier journal dedicated to the study of Syriac, Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Studies was established in 1998 as a venue devoted exclusively to the discipline. An organ of Beth Mardutho, the Syriac Institute, the journal appears semi-annually and will be printed in annual editions. A peer-reviewed journal, Hugoye is a respected academic source for up-to-date information about the state of Syriac studies and for discovering what is going on in the field. Contributors include some of the most respected names in the world of Syriac today.

Volume 7 includes the following articles: “Generous Devotion: Women in the colophons of the Church of the East (1500-1830)” by Heleen H.L. Murre-van den Berg; “The Reception of the Book of Daniel in Aphrahat’s Fifth Demonstration, ‘On Wars’” by Craig E. Morrison; “Mallpânâ dilan Suryâyâ. Ephrem in the Works of Philoxenus of Mabbog: Respect and Distance” by Lucas Van Rompay; “Priests, Laity and the Sacrament of the Eucharist in sixth-century Syria” by Volker Menze; “The Colloquy of Moses on Mount Sinai: Where Syriac Christianity Meets Islamic Spain and Africa between the 16th and 19th Centuries” by Karla R. Suomala; and “The Pearl of Virginity: Death as the Reward of Asceticism in Mēmrā 191 of Jacob of Serug” by Robert Kitchen.

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ContributorBiography

George Kiraz

George A. Kiraz is the founder and director of Beth Mardutho: The Syriac Institute, the Editor-in-Chief of Gorgias Press, and a Senior Research Associate at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton. He earned an M.St. degree in Syriac Studies from the University of Oxford (1991) and an M.Phil. and a Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge (1992, 1996). He has published extensively in the fields of computational linguistics, Syriac studies, and the digital humanities. His latest books include The Syriac Orthodox in North America (1895–1995): A Short History (2019) and Syriac-English New Testament (2020).

George is an ordained Deacon of the rank of Ewangeloyo (Gospler) in the Syriac Orthodox Church where he also serves on several Patriarchal, Synodal, and local committees. He lives in Piscataway, NJ, with his wife Christine and their children, Tabetha Gabriella, Sebastian Kenoro, and Lucian Nurono.

  • Table of Contents (page 5)
  • In Memoriam (page 9)
  • Mar Raphael Bidawid (1922-2003) by George A. Kiraz (page 9)
  • Ben Segal (1912-2003) by Geoffrey Khan (page 10)
  • Michael Van Esbroeck (1934-2003) by Lucas Van Rompay (page 13)
  • Generous Devotion by Heleen (H.L.) Murre-van den Berg (page 17)
  • The Reception of the Book of Daniel in Aphrahat's Fifth Demonstration, "On Wars" by Craig E. Morrison (page 61)
  • Mallpana dilan Suryaya (page 89)
  • Ephrem in the Works of Philoxenus of Mabbog by Lucas Van Rompay (page 89)
  • Recent Books on Syriac Topics by Sebastian P. Brock (page 113)
  • Book Reviews (page 117)
  • Conference Reports (page 123)
  • Priests, Laity and the Sacrament of teh Eucharist in sixth century Syria by Volker Menze (page 135)
  • The Pearl of Virginity by Robert A. Kitchen (page 153)
  • The Credentials of mar Julius Alvares by George A. Kiraz (page 163)
  • Book Reviews (page 175)
  • Conference Reports (page 201)
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