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Ghattas Maqdisi Elias, “Malphono Denho,” was perhaps the greatest Syriac poet of the twentieth century and a major figure in the Syriac literary revival which took place then. This book collects together a number of Maqdisi’s writings, including poems, a series of letters written to Abrohom Nouro, selected Syriac and Arabic essays, as well as the Maqdisi’s last interview (conducted in English).
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
Availability: In stock
SKU (ISBN): 978-1-60724-276-5
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Publication Status: In Print

Publication Date: Oct 4,2012
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 202
Languages: Arabic, Syriac, English
ISBN: 978-1-60724-276-5
$169.00
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Ghattas Maqdisi Elias, “Malphono Denho,” was perhaps the greatest Syriac poet of the twentieth century and a major figure in the Syriac literary revival which took place then. Born in Midyat in 1911, he emigrated to Brazil in 1980. This book collects together a number of Maqdisi’s writings, including poems, a series of letters written to Abrohom Nouro, selected Syriac and Arabic essays, as well as the Maqdisi’s last interview (conducted in English). An introduction by Bishop Gregorios Yohanna Ibrahim contains biographical information about Malphono Denho and a short essay by Abrohom Nouro gives the background history of this particular book. A number of pictures from the life of Malphono Deno are also included. This book will be of great value to all who are interested in Syrian Orthodox history in the twentieth century as well as to anyone interested in the history of Syriac and Aramaic.

Ghattas Maqdisi Elias, “Malphono Denho,” was perhaps the greatest Syriac poet of the twentieth century and a major figure in the Syriac literary revival which took place then. Born in Midyat in 1911, he emigrated to Brazil in 1980. This book collects together a number of Maqdisi’s writings, including poems, a series of letters written to Abrohom Nouro, selected Syriac and Arabic essays, as well as the Maqdisi’s last interview (conducted in English). An introduction by Bishop Gregorios Yohanna Ibrahim contains biographical information about Malphono Denho and a short essay by Abrohom Nouro gives the background history of this particular book. A number of pictures from the life of Malphono Deno are also included. This book will be of great value to all who are interested in Syrian Orthodox history in the twentieth century as well as to anyone interested in the history of Syriac and Aramaic.

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Ghattas Elias

Gregorios Ibrahim

  • I (page 201)
  • II (page 198)
  • III (page 196)
  • IV (page 194)
  • Interview with Denho Ghattas Makdisi Elias (page 187)