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NEH Humanities Magazine Article on Syriaca.org

Posted by on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 in Uncategorized.

The official magazine of the National Endowment for the Humanities has a short article on The Syriac Gazetteer in it“Curio” section. The author, Steve Moyer, notes:

“These days, most speakers of Syriac come from Syria and Iraq, two countries which are wracked by civil war and from which many Syriac speakers are fleeing. An NEH-funded website devoted to the Syriac language is an international editorial collaboration led by experts at Vanderbilt and Princeton universities. Part of the website is a gazetteer containing descriptions of more than twenty-four hundred places relevant to the study of Syriac”

Moyer, Steve. “Wherever Syriac Is Spoken.” Humanities (November-December, 2014), 4-5. Accessed November 12, 2014. http://www.neh.gov/humanities/2014/novemberdecember/curio/wherever-syriac-spoken.

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