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Select Metrical Hymns and Homilies of Ephraem Syrus

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Asher and Co., Robert B. Blackader, Sampson Low, Marston & Company 1853

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Overview

Henry Burgess provides an in-depth introduction to the origin and development of Syrian metrical literature and on the life and poetry of Ephraem. Following the introduction, there are English translations of 35 hymns and nine metrical homilies. Burgess also provides a three-fold indice: of Syriac words, Scripture texts used, and an index of subjects.

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Key Features

  • Introduces the origin and development of Syrian metrical literature
  • Includes English translations of 35 hymns and nine metrical homilies
  • Provides a three-fold indice: of Syriac words, Scripture texts, and an index of subjects

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About Henry Burgess

Henry Burgess (1808–1886) was ordained a priest in 1851 and earned an LLD at Glasgow University the same year. He received his PhD from University of Göttingen in 1852. He authored numerous works, including a translation of Festal Letters of St. Athanasius, and was the editor for Clerical Journal and the Journal of Sacred Literature for over 10 years.