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Did the Muslims Conquer Jerusalem?

Did the Muslims conquer the Middle East? History says they did, from both the Western and Islamic perspectives. Much of the self-understanding of modern civilization has been built upon this premise, the resulting Crusades, and eventual colonization by European powers. 667 more words


Quick Correction - A Syriac Grammar by Michael Sokoloff

*Note: From time to time on this site I will be posting corrections or helpful additions to reference works that I regularly use.  If you own these works, simply pencil in the addition or correction if you feel that it is helpful. 100 more words


Sacred Music From Syria - St. Joseph's Assyrian Choir and Syrian Music Documentary

Sacred Music From Syria By Ted Swedenburg

Originally Posted 2017-08-01 00:13 GMT on AINA, minor modifications including inserting hyperlinks by The Rabbit Hole.

The Assyrian Virgin Mary Church in Tel Nasri, Syria, was… 938 more words

Classical Syriac Grammar - Chapter 1 (Estrangela)

In my free time (as a hobby) I am writing a free online grammar for Classical Syriac, which will eventually appear in all three Syriac scripts.  77 more words


Syriac settlements in Tur Abdin, Turkey

The Google Map shows some of the Syriac (Suroye or Assyrian) communities in the Tur Abdin region of Kurdistan in SE Turkey, together with a few of their surviving Syrian Orthodox monasteries.  216 more words

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Syriac Alphabet (Estrangela) Tracing Sheets

I have just uploaded tracing sheets for the Syriac alphabet (Estrangela) for chapter 1 of the online grammar I am writing and plan to post on this website as the work progresses.  36 more words


What is Classical Syriac?

Note: This post will form part of chapter 1 of a free online Syriac Grammar that I will be writing and posting in stages on Between the Perfect and the Doomed.  1,076 more words