Basics of Classical Syriac (Steven C. Hallam)
These lectures provide a full introduction to classical Syriac. Basics of Classical Syriac provides 23 easytofollow lessons, introducing one of the most important translational languages of the New Testament. A working knowledge of Syriac provides a lens through which to study early translations of the Greek New Testament, the Peshitta (the Syriac translation of the full Bible), and early church history texts and commentaries. Basics of Classical Syriac Video Lectures, together with the accompanying grammar and workbook Basics of Classical Syriac, is thus useful for students across a range of disciplines including New Testament studies, Old Testament studies, and church history.
Designed with the student in mind, each lecture is approximately 1525 minutes in length. Useful for traditional students, students in distance and online courses, and independent learners alike, these lectures provide a full introduction to classical Syriac.

Basics of Classical Syriac  Introduction

Basics of Classical Syriac  Session 1  Alphabet

Basics of Classical Syriac  Session 2  Vowels

Basics of Classical Syriac  Session 3  Nouns and Adjectives

Basics of Classical Syriac  Session 4  Nominal Prefixes

Basics of Classical Syriac  Session 5  Pronouns

Basics of Classical Syriac  Session 6  Pronominal Suffixes

Basics of Classical Syriac  Session 7  Introduction to Syriac Verbs

Basics of Classical Syriac  Session 8  Peal Perfect and Hwa

Basics of Classical Syriac  Session 9  Peal Participle

Basics of Classical Syriac  Session 10  Peal Imperfect

Basics of Classical Syriac  Session 11  Peal Imperative and Infinitive

Basics of Classical Syriac  Session 12  Ethpeel

Basics of Classical Syriac  Session 13  Pael

Basics of Classical Syriac  Session 14  Ethpaal

Basics of Classical Syriac  Session 15  Aphel

Basics of Classical Syriac  Session 16  Ettaphal

Basics of Classical Syriac  Session 17  IAlap Verbs

Basics of Classical Syriac  Session 18  III Weak Verbs

Basics of Classical Syriac  Session 19  IYud Verbs

Basics of Classical Syriac  Session 20  INun Verbs

Basics of Classical Syriac  Session 21  Geminate Verbs

Basics of Classical Syriac  Session 22  Hollow Verbs

Basics of Classical Syriac  Session 23  IIAlap Verbs