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Welcome to the Encyclopedia of Syriac Literature.

The purpose of this site is to make it possible to create a guide to Syriac literature.

Notes on Syriac Grammar

B. The 4th century A.D.

The first substantial works commence from the middle and second half of the 4th century.

  1. Aphrahat (Aphraates, 'Jacob of Nisibis')
  2. Ephrem (Ephraim Syrus)
  3. Liber Graduum (The Book of Steps)

E. The 13th to 14th centuries A.D.

Syriac is displaced by Arabic in the West in this period.

  1. 'Abdisho bar Brika (Ebedjesu)
  2. Khamis bar Qardahe
  3. Dioscorus of Gozarto
  4. The History of Yahballaha and Rabban Sauma
  5. Timothy II

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