Religious Studies | Studies in Early Christianity: Syriac I
R521 | 13667 | D. Brakke

Introduction to Syriac, the dialect of Aramaic used by Christians in
the late ancient and Byzantine Near East.  Some previous study of a
Semitic language, such as Hebrew or Aramaic, helpful, but not
required.  Textbook: J.F. Coakley, Robinson's Paradigms and
Exercises in Syriac Grammar (5th ed., Oxford University Press, 2002).