Montag, 13. April 2009

Göttingen Scholar to speak on Syriac Christianity

The Canadian Society for Syriac Studies is hosting Professor Martin Tamcke of Göttingen University, Germany. His presentation is entitled

The Correspondence between Mar Thoma V of India and Professor Karl Schaaf (18th Century)

8 pm: Wednesday April 15, 2009
Hosted at the University of Toronto's
Koffler Institute for Pharmacy Management
Room 108, 569 Spadina Avenue
University of Toronto

Karl Schaaf (1646-1729) was a professor of Aramaic and Syriac and was responsible for a series of definitive lexicons and grammatical works on the Syriac language. Schaaf also corresponded with the Syriac Bishop of Malabar.