Semester 1 unit | Introduction to the Syriac Language

This unit introduces students to the Syriac language as a basis for enhanced study of patristic literature preserved in Syriac, Peshitta (the standard Biblical text in Syriac) and for future study of the Syriac language. The primary focus of this unit is foundational Syriac vocabulary, grammar and syntax. Translation of selected biblical texts into English is an important component of this unit. The focus will be on consonant unvocalized text written in Estrangelo script. Nevertheless, the students will also become familiar with Serto script.

Unit details

College St Athanasius College
Lecturer Fr Dr Nebojsa Tumara
Level Undergraduate Level 1

Postgraduate Foundational

Study modes and times Online

Tuesdays 6:30pm-9:30pm

Unit codes AL1700A


Contact Shadi Nessim for more information or to enrol at registrar@sac.edu.au

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