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Bibil Identifier bibil:225473
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Syriac Manuscripts in India, Syriac Manuscripts from India
Author Briquel Chatonnet, Françoise
Journal Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Studies (Volume: 15, Issue: 2)
Year (Publication) 2012
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2012
Year (Copyright) 2012
Year (Reference) 2012
Language English
Pages 289-299 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract This article deals with Syriac manuscripts copied or preserved in
India. It shows how they are a good mirror of the history of Syriac
Churches and communities in Kerala: manuscripts copied prior to the
arrival of the Portuguese may not have been very numerous and seem
to have been mainly intended for liturgical use. From the 16th century
onwards, several script traditions developed which are linked with different communities.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Near East : Ancient Near East (in general) : Languages / Epigraphy : Semitic Languages : North-West Semitic : Aramaic : Late Aramaic : Eastern Aramaic : Syriac
Thesaurus BiBIL : Unbound Keywords : Codicology / Manuscripts
Thesaurus BiBIL : Unbound Keywords : India
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