Aram Periodical: A Festschrift for Dr. Sebastian P. Brock. Volume 5: 1 & 2.


Book ID: 28929


8vo. [7], 687 pp., [3], English, French & German text, frontispiece portrait, photographs, publisher’s original wrappers, copy in mint condition, published by Peeters, Leuven, 1993.


Sebastian Paul Brock (born 1938, London) is generally acknowledged as the foremost and most influential academic in the field of Syriac language today. He is a former Reader in Syriac Studies at the University of Oxford’s Oriental Institute and currently a Professorial Fellow at Wolfson College. He is a Fellow of the British Academy.
Sebastian Brock completed his BA degree at the University of Cambridge, and a DPhil at Oxford. He is the recipient of a number of honorary doctorates and has been awarded the Medal of Saint Ephrem the Syrian by the Syriac Orthodox Patriarch. He is a widely published author on Syriac topics. His best selling books are The Luminous Eye: The Spiritual World Vision of Saint Ephrem the Syrian.

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