Students of this unit will be taught elementary level Arabic language. In addition, they will examine the life and works of several key contributors to Christian Arabic literature such as Severus, Bishop of Ashmunin known as Ibn al-Muqaffa. Several other authors will be studied such as Abu Shaker Ibn al Rahib, and the ‘Assal family, who composed works in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries on a wide range of subjects including theology, biblical and canonical studies, history, and linguistics. View Timetable
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