East of Byzantium Lecture & Workshop on Arabic Christianity, October 16 & 17, 2017

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The Arthur H. Dadian and Ara Oztemel Chair of Armenian Art at Tufts University and the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture at Hellenic College Holy Cross in Brookline, MA, are pleased to announce our next East of Byzantium events:

Lecture
Monday, October 16, 2017, 6:15–7:45 pm
Harvard Faculty Club, 20 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

Arabic-speaking Christians and the Bible
Jack Tannous, Princeton University

Jack Tannous discusses the status of Arabic as a Christian language.

More information: https://eastofbyzantium.org/upcoming-events/arabic-speaking-christians/

Workshop
Tuesday, October 17, 2017, 10:00 am–12:00 pm
Harvard Faculty Club, 20 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

An Early Arabic New Testament Translation
A workshop for students focusing on early Arabic translations of the New Testament. Led by Jack Tannous, Princeton University

RSVP required. Registration closes October 13. Additional information and registration at https://eastofbyzantium.org/upcoming-events/an-early-arabic-new-testament-translation/

East of Byzantium is a partnership between the Arthur H. Dadian and Ara Oztemel Chair of Armenian Art at Tufts University and the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture at Hellenic College Holy Cross in Brookline, MA, that explores the cultures of the eastern frontier of the Byzantine empire in the late antique and medieval periods.

Contact Brandie Ratliff (mjcbac@hchc.edu), Director, Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture, with questions.