Guide-to-Syriac-Authors

Guide-to-Syriac-Authors-768.jpg
2016
Syriaca.org

A Guide to Syriac Authors is a scholarly manual with entries on nearly 1,000 authors who wrote in Syriac or otherwise had an influence on Syriac literature. Today more than 20,000 manuscripts preserve texts in Syriac pertaining to theology, philosophy, commerce, science and medicine. As a digital reference work, A Guide to Syriac Authors employs linked data technology to meet the needs of manuscript cataloguers and historical researchers interested in Syriac authors. Relationships between authors and texts, places, or other persons are documented through links to related information in The Syriac Gazetteer and The New Handbook of Syriac Literature. A Guide to Syriac Authors is freely available online as the second volume of The Syriac Biographical Dictionary. Readers can browse entries online, download the entire publication, and offer editorial revisions at http://syriaca.org/authors.

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Guide-to-Syriac-Authors

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Syriaca.org

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2016

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A Guide to Syriac Authors is a scholarly manual with entries on nearly 1,000 authors who wrote in Syriac or otherwise had an influence on Syriac literature. Today more than 20,000 manuscripts preserve texts in Syriac pertaining to theology, philosophy, commerce, science and medicine. As a digital reference work, A Guide to Syriac Authors employs linked data technology to meet the needs of manuscript cataloguers and historical researchers interested in Syriac authors. Relationships between authors and texts, places, or other persons are documented through links to related information in The Syriac Gazetteer and The New Handbook of Syriac Literature. A Guide to Syriac Authors is freely available online as the second volume of The Syriac Biographical Dictionary. Readers can browse entries online, download the entire publication, and offer editorial revisions at http://syriaca.org/authors.

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David A. Michelson and Nathan Gibson, “Guide-to-Syriac-Authors,” Gallery, accessed November 18, 2019, https://gallery.library.vanderbilt.edu/items/show/2632.