Papers of Alphonse Mingana (), scholar and curator of oriental manuscripts. Includes proofs of the index of his catalogue of his collection of Middle. Alphonse Mingana. Language of Material. English Amharic Arabic Armenian Coptic Georgian Hebrew Turkish Ottoman Persian Syriac. Physical. Alphonse Mingana (born as Hurmiz Mingana; Syriac: ܗܪܡܙ ܡܢܓܢܐ , in at Sharanesh, a village near Zakho (present day Iraq) – died 5 December

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History of the Mingana Collection

Later writers confuse him with John Saba of Dalyatha. In that same year Mingana was appointed to the staff of the John Rylands Library in Manchester to catalogue the library’s collection of Arabic manuscripts.

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The couple were married in Born the twin daughters[1][2] of John Smith of Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland, they learned more than twelve languages between them, and became pioneers in their academic work, and benefactors to the Presbyterian Church of England, especially to Westminster College, Cambridge. Back Persian and Iranian Studies.

Early Christian Mystics Woodbrooke Studies 7. The Chronicle was compiled some time after the 9th century from a number of Syriac sources,[1] and constitutes a major early source on mingwna history of eastern Christianity.

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This is a list of notable British Iraqis, ordered by surname within section. The thesis of the book is that the text of the Quran was substantially derived from Syriac Christian liturgy, arguing that many “obscure” portions become clear when they are back-translated and interpreted as Syriacisms.


Syriac writers Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. Early Syriac alphosne still date to the 2nd century, notably the Syriac Bible and the Diatesseron Gospel harmony. Narsai sometimes spelt Narsay, Narseh or Narses; Template: Newest First Title Price: Alphonse was born to Paolus Mingana and Maryam Nano, and had seven siblings.

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He died suddenly injust before the third volume of his catalogues was published. In Mingana came to England at the invitation of J. Thesis The work advances the thesis that critical sections of the Quran have been misread by generations of readers and Muslim and Western alphonae, who consider Classical Arabic the language of the Quran.

The Alphonee of Arbela claims to record the early history of Christianity in the city which is now known as Erbil, Iraq, but which was then Arbela, capital of Adiabene.

Alphonse Mingana

It includes important information on Other Finding Aids Please see the full minganz for further details. Inhe was appointed to the John Rylands Library, Manchester as curator of oriental manuscripts, where he stayed until Scope and Content The manuscripts are mostly on religious subjects, although the Islamic Arabic ones include philology, literature and science.

Other Finding Aids Please see online catalogue for further details. Papers of Alphonse Minganascholar and curator of oriental manuscripts. The Word minfana the World Alphonse was born to Paolus and Maryam Nano, and had seven siblings. He changed his given name after becoming a Chaldean priest.

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History of the Mingana Collection – University of Birmingham

William Joseph Chaminade — Faced persecut A major exhibition of manuscripts from the collection entitled Illuminating Faith was held at the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery in Personal Names Mingana Alphonse Infollowing a dispute with the authorities, he left Mosul and travelled to England, settling in Birmingham, where he was befriended by the orientalist and biblical scholar James Rendel Harris.

Alphonse Mingana, born Hurmiz Mingana in at Sharansh, a village near Zakho in the Ottoman Empire now in modern Iraqwas an Assyrian theologian, historian, orientalist and a former priest. John bar Penkaye topic John bar Penkaye Syriac: Mingana here looks at the early history of Christianity in India, with references to most if not all of the passages in Syriac and Christian Arabic literature, as well as other documentary evidence, pertaining to the subject.

Alphonse Mingana was born in the region of Mosul in about See all schools, departments, research and professional services Liberal Arts and Natural Sciences. University of Birmingham Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. Thomas drew on a lost ecclesiastical history of the Church of the East written by Athqen, a monk of the monastery of Mar Abraham on Mount Izla.