Thursday, August 30, 2018

A pupil's Syriac liturgical exercise

GENIZA FRAGMENT OF THE MONTH (AUGUST 2018): A Young Syriac Pupil in the Cairo Genizah (George A. Kiraz). Regular readers will be familiar with George Kiraz's extensive contribution to Syriac studies. Here he shares a Geniza fragment with us which contains a school-exercise copy of liturgical material. And George and his son recite it for us in a YouTube video.

Past posts noting Cairo Geniza Fragments of the Month in the Cambridge University Library's Taylor-Schechter Genizah Research Unit are here links. Cross-file under Syriac Watch.

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