Syriac 1 (HBRW2651)


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.

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2x1hr seminars/week


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

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

HBRW1112 or HBRW2402 or HBRW2632 or HSC Hebrew



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Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.