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Ephrem the Syrian: Select Poems

Ephrem the Syrian: Select Poems (New)

by Brock, Sebastian P

Publisher: Brigham Young University Press

Binding: Hardcover with dust jacket

Book ID: 9780934893657, 0934893659

Price: $39.95

Description

Ephrem the Syrian is the most important poet and theologian of the Syriac Christian tradition. His numerous hymns, homilies, and commentaries were highly influential for later generations, and his poetry continues to be broadly used in the liturgies of Syrian Christian churches. This new translation of twenty poems, the only edition of Ephrem that features a text in vocalized serto script with a facing translation, offers a broad and varied introduction to Ephrem's work. Arranged according to his concept of salvation history, this book will allow readers to further explore his poetry in both its original language (vocalized Syrian text) and in a contemporary English translation by Sebastian P. Brock and George A. Kiraz.

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