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Old Georgian phrases and sentences 62 (Raka!)

In Sarjveladze-Fähnrich, 960a, s.v. რაკა (and 1167b, s.v. უთჳსესი), the following line is cited from manuscript A-689 (13th cent.), f. 69v, lines 20-23:

კითხვაჲ: რაჲ არს რაკა?

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Syriac

Iraqi Christian Militia (Dwekh Nawsha) Draws Stream Of Foreign Western Fighters

Al Monitor — Dozens of foreigners have joined the People’s Protection Units since the outbreak of the Syrian civil war to fight against the Islamic State (IS). 117 more words

War

NBN AUDIO Interview: The Qur’an and the Aramaic Gospel Traditions

Below is an introduction to an interview Matthew Long conducted with me for “New Books in Islamic Studies” (New Books Network). Please follow this LINK… 269 more words

Religion

CONSTANCE CARAWAY P.I. ~ Episode 211

Forever Mastadon ~ Episode 211

…The founder and collective soul of Constance Caraway Investigation is calling the number that Agent Daniels left with her…

The one wildcard in this latest scheme to chase Satan back into his fiery hole continues to be his former deputy-devil-turned-Libbyite Cephus/ Agent Daniels. 480 more words

Historical Fiction

Conversations with Atheists 3

Paraphrased for brevity and clarity:

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Him: You can’t possibly be so stupid and uneducated as to dismiss the theory of evolution.

Me: Intelligent Design is a theory of evolution.  523 more words

Personal

CONSTANCE CARAWAY P.I. ~ Episode 203

Forever Mastadon ~ Episode 203

…The librarian attempts to explain the inexplicable…

CC and AB thank their Danforth host and take to the back roads into Oconomowoc proper. 376 more words

Historical Fiction

Day Two

Classes: Greek I.

• The Greek Alphabet song is really, really catchy. Also, it’s still stuck in my head. It’s a little looser so it’s not playing non-stop, but still. 267 more words

Greek