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Syriac Reading Group

The aim is to understand the language and the translation technique of the Syriac versions of the Bible and their reception within the Syriac theological and exegetical tradition which is also known for its contacts with Jewish and Greek-Christian sources. The group is open to any interested student/researcher who wants to improve language reading skills and understand Syriac exegetical tradition(s). The reading will be accompanied with appropriate comments on grammar, vocabulary, etc.

The group shall meet during full term on Tuesdays from 12:00pm -1:30pm  in Room 6, in the Faculty of Divinity. 

This term we are reading 'the Cave of Treasures'


Srecko Koralija:

[Srecko is a PhD student at Divinity, and holds degrees from the University of Fribourg (BA and MA in Theology), from the Pontifical Biblical Commission-Vatican (SSB), and MSt in both Syriac and Oriental Studies from Oxford. His PhD project is focused on the Peshitta version of the book of Genesis and examines its relationship to the presumed Hebrew Vorlage and the Septuagint within the wider context of the Peshitta Old Testament.]




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