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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 8 of the journal from 2005.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
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SKU (ISBN): 978-1-59333-817-6
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Publication Status: In Print
Publication Date: Jan 1,2009
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 270
Languages: English, Syriac
ISBN: 978-1-59333-817-6
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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.

Volume 8 includes the following articles: “Methods of Instructing Syriac-Speaking Christians to Care for the Poor” by Nancy A. Khalek; “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; “Jacob of Edessa's version of Exodus 1 and 28” by Alison Salvesan; “Revisiting the Daughters of the Covenant: Women’s Choirs and Sacred Song in Ancient Syriac Christianity” by Susan A. Harvey; “Septuaginta and Peshitta. Jacob of Edessa quoting the Old Testament in Ms BL Add 17134” by Andreas Juckel; and “Nisibis as the background to the Life of Ephrem the Syrian” by Paul Russell.

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 8 includes the following articles: “Methods of Instructing Syriac-Speaking Christians to Care for the Poor” by Nancy A. Khalek; “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; “Jacob of Edessa's version of Exodus 1 and 28” by Alison Salvesan; “Revisiting the Daughters of the Covenant: Women’s Choirs and Sacred Song in Ancient Syriac Christianity” by Susan A. Harvey; “Septuaginta and Peshitta. Jacob of Edessa quoting the Old Testament in Ms BL Add 17134” by Andreas Juckel; and “Nisibis as the background to the Life of Ephrem the Syrian” by Paul Russell.

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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)
  • Hugoye 8:1 (page 7)
    • In Memoriam (page 9)
      • David J. Lane (1935-2005) by George A. Kiraz (page 9)
      • J.P.M. van der Ploeg O.P. (1909-2004) by Lucas Van Rompay (page 15)
    • Papers (page 19)
      • Methods of Instructing Syriac-speaking Christians to Care for the Poor by Nancy A. Khalek (page 19)
      • The Colloquy of Moses on Mount Sinai by Karla R. Suomala (page 33)
      • Jacob of Edessa's Version of Exodus 1 and 28 by Alison Salvesen (page 47)
    • Brief Article (page 65)
      • Recent Books on Syriac Topics by Sebastian P. Brock (page 65)
    • Book Reviews (page 71)
    • Conference Reports (page 109)
    • Project Reports (page 117)
  • Hugoye 8:2 (page 129)
    • Papers (page 131)
      • Revisiting the Daughters of the Covenant by Susan Ashbrook Harvey (page 131)
      • Septuaginta and Peshitta by Andreas Juckel (page 157)
      • Nisibis as the Background to the Life of Ephrem the Syrian by Paul S. Russell (page 185)
    • Book Reviews (page 243)
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