Monday, April 02, 2007

Tintin in Syriac

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For those wanting to train their children to be textual critics, Tintin is now available in Syriac.

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  1. It seems from the message on the Hugoye list that the first episode of Tintin in Syriac has actually not been published yet, but one can pre-order a copy, and "help publish" Tintin in America in Syriac.

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  2. old/classical Syriac
    or a modern dialect?

    I like collecting items like this and am not ashamed to have ἡ φιλοσόφου λίθος H FILOSOFOY LIQOS for light reading, quite a nice translation.

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  3. I can't get the image I saw earlier, but I presume it is Suryoyo, i.e. Neo-Classical Syriac, the best analogy for which would be the sort of Latin the Finn's have on their radio station.

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