L-OR/07 - 6 CFU - 1° Semester

Teaching Staff


Course Structure

Class lectures

Lessons will be taught in English

Detailed Course Content

1) Edessa (1 CFU): Syriac in Late-Antique Aramaic continuum.

2) Old Syriac epigraphy: an anthology (5 CFU).

Textbook Information

- J.F. Healey, Aramaic Inscriptions and Documents of the Roman Period, Oxford University Press, Oxford 2009, pp. 1-51, 223-275.

- J.F. Healey, ‘Syriac’, in S. Weninger (ed.), The Semitic Languages. An International Handbook, De Gruyter Mouton, Berlin-Boston 2011, pp. 637-652.

- H. Gzella, “Edessa and Osrhoene: Old Syriac”, in Idem, A Cultural History of Aramaic, Brill, Leiden-Boston 2015, pp. 256-261.

Please remember that in compliance with art 171 L22.04.1941, n. 633 and its amendments, it is illegal to copy entire books or journals, only 15% of their content can be copied.

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All the books listed in the program can be consulted in the Library.

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