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Bible Criticism, for G-d's Sake

From a letter by Samuel David Luzzatto, printed in a book in Hebrew titled “Karmey Shomeron,” on the topic of the “Samaritans” in Jewish history and literature. 636 more words


Rabbula Gospels online!

I learned earlier this week from a tweet by Matthew Crawford (@mattrcrawford) that the Rabbula Gospels are freely available to view online in fairly high-quality images. 784 more words


Syriac Heritage Project

I happened across this on Twitter recently, and I wanted to be sure I catalogued it here. According to their website, “The Syriac Heritage project seeks to establish a digital repository for the preservation and dissemination of the cultural record of Christian Syriac Communities.” 166 more words


How To Get Your Art Work Exhibited: Assyrian Arts Fair

On Sunday June 7 2015, I was able to display some of my most recent artwork at the second annual Assyrian Art Fair held by… 688 more words


Southern Turkish town finds fame in a pizza oven

Kafro’s Pizzeria is a picturesque outdoor restaurant with a canopy of vines above it in the tiny village of Kafro in southeastern Turkey.


“We wanted to do something different — everywhere around here makes local dishes and meat really well, so we decided to make pizza,” explains Nail Demir, the restaurant’s chef.  783 more words


The Georgian Alphabet and the Arabic Alphabet

The Arabic alphabet is a script used as the basis for the writing systems of many languages, including Arabic, Persian, and, up until the 1920s, … 1,785 more words


Doctoral and Postdoctoral positions at Göttingen University

A slew of positions at both the doctoral and post-doctoral levels in the study of ancient culture and religion at Georg-August Universität Göttingen have opened up. 77 more words