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Folklore, Latin, and Aramaic(?): Language in Harry Potter

This past week, I spent some serious QT with an old friend: Harry Potter. The week had started out on the rougher side, with a pitbull attack that left my dog’s neck and my right calf somewhat worse for the wear. 755 more words

Sigd / סיגד

Sigd is an Amharic word meaning “prostration” or “worship” and is the commonly used name for a holiday celebrated by the Ethiopian Jewish community on the 29th of the Hebrew month of Cheshvan. 33 more words


Revelation 2 in poetic verse

Revelation 2

verse 1

Honor Union Complete
Cover Beloved Joined
Presence Fasten To Sate
Gleaming Covenant Cleave
Bear Burning Sweet Remembrance

verse 2

Certainty I AM Contribute… 688 more words


Reviving Aramaic, the language that Jesus spoke

By Diaa Hadid

Jish, Israel: Two villages in the Holy Land’s tiny Christian community are teaching Aramaic in an ambitious effort to revive the language that Jesus spoke, centuries after it all but disappeared from the Middle East. 878 more words


Ancient Ritual Bath Found in Jerusalem with Aramaic Graffiti on it

7 AUGUST, 2015 – 21:41 MARK MILLER

Graffiti daubed in mud and ashes on a ritual bath from the Second Temple era in Jerusalem have been excavated in the course of preparations for construction of a school. 770 more words


Vishtaspa karanaya

A famous passage of Xenophon goes as follows (Xen. Hell. 1.4.3):

Cyrus had a letter with him, bearing the King’s seal … among other things it contained these words: I am sending Cyrus down to the coast as…

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Ya Yeki Həwā I

“Short animation based upon the Neo-Mandaic story “Histoire de Chah Adel” in de Morgan, Jean-Jacques. 1904. Mission Scientfique En Perse Par J. de Morgan, Tome V, Etudes Linguistiques, Deuxieme Partie: Textes Mandaites. 23 more words

Ancient Paths