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Ausgabe:

Mai/2014

Spalte:

640-642

Kategorie:

Ökumenik, Konfessionskunde

Autor/Hrsg.:

Bars.aum, Mor Ignatios Aphrem I.

Titel/Untertitel:

Geschichte der syrischen Wissenschaften und Literatur. Aus d. Arabischen übers. v. G. Toro u. A. Gorgis.

Verlag:

Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz 2012. LII, 506 S., 1 Abb. u. 29 Tab. = Eichstätter Beiträge zum Christlichen Orient, 2. Geb. EUR 78,00. ISBN 978-3-447-06837-6.

Rezensent:

Sebastian P. Brock

The important history of Syriac literature, written in Arabic by the learned Syrian Orthodox Patriarch Afrem Bars.aum (1887–1957), had been little known to Western scholars until recently, despite the wealth of information it contains that is not to be found even in Anton Baumstark’s Geschichte der syrischen Literatur (1922), which still remains, after over ninety years, the most authoritative his-tory of Syriac literature.
Though B.’s work was first published in 1943 in Homs (at that time the seat of the Patriarchate), with an expanded second edition published in Aleppo in 1956, it was only in 2000, when an English translation was published (with a revised edition, 2003), that it begin to become better known and appreciated among western scholars, although a certain ...


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