Monthly Archives: November 2018


Amir Harrak – University of Toronto

The David J. Lane Memorial Lecture

Crusaders, Turks, Greeks and Armenians, and the Syriac Orthodox in the Middle

Wednesday May 1, 2019 – 8:00 PM
Earth Sciences Centre
5 Bancroft Avenue (Entrance from Spadina or Huron Street):
Room 142, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 1C1

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CSSS Symposium XVIII

Saturday November 10, 2018 – 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Epigraphy and Palaeography from Ancient Parthia to the Modern Middle East


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  • New Discoveries in Edessa: SyriacInscriptions from a Tomb of the Roman Period and inscribed pavements from a Church – Alain Desreumaux
  • In Search for Cain’s Land: Syriac Role in Shaping Later Islamic Tradition and the Appropriation of Sacred Space – Reagan Patrick
  • Aramaic and Syriac Epigraphy of Caravan Cities during the Parthian Period – Sihaam Khan
  • Traditions in Syriac Epigraphic Poetry – Colin Clarke
  • Forged Syriac Manuscripts in the Black Market – Amir Harrak

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