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The Julian Romance (revised)


A New English Translation


Edited and Translated by Michael Sokoloff
The so-called "Julian Romance" was discovered among the Nitrian manuscripts in the 1830s. This revised edition, with facing Syriac text and English translation, provides a new, more accurate translation of this important Syriac text.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
Availability: In stock
SKU (ISBN): 978-1-4632-0708-3
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Publication Status: In Print

Publication Date: Jul 12,2017
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 7 x 10
Page Count: 501
Languages: English, Syriac
ISBN: 978-1-4632-0708-3
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The so-called "Julian Romance" was discovered among the Nitrian manuscripts in the 1830s. This revised edition, with facing Syriac text and English translation, provides a new, more accurate translation of this important Syriac text.

The so-called "Julian Romance" was discovered among the Nitrian manuscripts in the 1830s. This revised edition, with facing Syriac text and English translation, provides a new, more accurate translation of this important Syriac text.

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Contributor Biography

Michael Sokoloff

Dr. Michael Sokoloff, Jerusalem, Israel, is an emeritus professor of Hebrew and Semitic Languages who taught at Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel. His scholarly work centers on the Aramaic literary dialects of the first millenium CE written by both Jews and Christians. He has published five Aramaic dictionaries of dialects from this period, the most relevant for the present work being A Syriac Lexicon, Eisenbrauns and Gorgias Press, 2009; 2nd printing 2012.

Introduction (vii)

  1.0 Discovery and Publication (vii)

  2.0 The Original Language, Date and Origin of the Text (vii)

  3.0 The Linguistic Importance of the Text (viii)

  4.0 Translation of the Syriac Text (viii)

Bibliography (ix)

Signs (x)

Text and Translation (1) 

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