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This course systematically reviews, analyzes, and trains the student in basic Syriac, the Aramaic dialect of Edessa and the Peshitta. Upon completion of the course, the student will have background and working knowledge of Syriac, so he or she will be able to read verses from the gospel of Matthew, e.g. the Beatitudes and the Lord’s Prayer. Lectures are on 22 sound files (approximately 10 minutes each). 3 CEUs. The cost includes $100 in tuition and a $8 registration fee.

LANG110 Basic Biblical Syriac Aramaic (Acad.)

  • Successful completion of the course for CEU students will require assignments from the textbook and a recording submitted by the student of the Lord’s Prayer and the Beatitudes recited in Syriac, in addition to a written rendition of these two passages in Syriac. Online correspondence, audio lectures, reading assignments, one written paper assignment are all required for students pursuing academic credit. Students are required to listen to all archived audio files and complete the assignments one year from enrollment.
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