Aradin Winter Lecture

You are cordially invited to our first talk this term

'Syriac as a Crossroads of Cultures: The Role of Translations'

Speaker: Dr Sebastian Brock, emeritus Reader in Syriac Studies (University of Oxford)
Date: Wednesday 8th February 2017, at 5.30pm
Venue: Room 7, Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.
Abstract: From the time of the earliest translation of the Gospels into Syriac, right up to the present day, translation into, and out of, Syriac has played a very important role in the history of the transmission of certain ancient texts to the modern world. The talk will consider a selection of specific cases.
RSVP by 6th February: admin@aradin.org.uk

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