Ephrem the Syrian was a Syriac deacon and a prolific Syriac-language hymnographer and theologian of the 4th century from the region of Syria. His works are hailed by Christians throughout the world, and many denominations venerate him as a saint. He has been declared a Doctor of the Church in Roman Catholicism. He is especially beloved in the Syriac Orthodox Church. He has been called the most significant of all of the fathers of the Syriac-speaking church tradition.
An Syriac manuscript. The Syriac language is a dialect of Middle Aramaic that was once spoken across much of the Fertile Crescent. Classical Syriac became a major literary language throughout the Middle East from the to the centuries,
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colleenrants: “ “The Syriac alphabet is a writing system primarily used to write the Syriac language from the century AD. It is one of the Semitic abjads descending from the Aramaic alphabet through the Palmyrene alphabet, and shares similarities.
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ARAMAIC The Aramaic language was the international trade language of the ancient Middle East between 1000 and 600 BCE, spoken from the Mediterranean coast to the borders of India. Its script, derived from Phoenician and first attested during the cent
Khalil Gibran-- (Full Arabic name Gibran Khalil Gibran, sometimes spelled Kahlil; Arabic: Jubrān Khalīl Jubrān or Jibrān Khalīl Jibrān) was a Lebanese-American artist, poet, and writer of the NY Pen League.
Christian symbols and text written in ancient Syrian at the Rabban Hermzid Monastery in al-Qosh, Iraq. A beautiful symbol of coexistence, I think, and striking for me as an American Catholic. It's a good one from NPR!