Units of Study

HBRW2651 - Syriac 1

Semester 1, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Rifaat Ebied


For those beginning the study of Syriac this is a preparation for more advanced study of Syriac language and literature. It concentrates on the study of elementary Syriac grammar, prose composition and an introductory study of selections of texts from the Old and New Testament Peshitta.


1x2hr exam (60%), weekly assignments, exercises and class participation (40%).


Robinson, T.H., Paradigms and Exercises in Syriac Grammar, rev.edn. by L.H. Brockington, Oxford, OUP


2x1hr seminars/week


HBRW1112 or HBRW2402 or HBRW2632 or HSC Hebrew or equivalent



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