I. General Abbreviations

AT Arabic translation
b. bin (Arabic for ‘son’)
bp. bishop
ca. circa
cath. catholicos
cath. Catholic (i.e., Roman Catholic)
cent. century / centuries
Ch. of E. Church of the East
Chald. Chaldean
coll. collection
CPA Christian Palestinian Aramaic
DT Dutch translation
E. Syr. E. Syrian / E. Syriac
ed. edited, edition
et al. et alii ‘and others’
ET English translation
fl. floruit (referring to the most productive period in a figure’s life)
FS Festschrift
FT French translation
GT German translation
IT Italian translation
J. (occasionally) Journal
LT Latin translation
Maron. Maronite
Melk. Melkite
metr. Metropolitan
ms(s). manuscript(s)
ns New Series (in part. for journals)
NT New Testament
OT Old Testament
patr. Patriarch
r. ruled
repr. reprint or reprinted
RT Russian translation
SBL Society of Biblical Literature
ST Spanish translation
Syr. Cath. Syriac Catholic
Syr. Orth. Syriac Orthodox
W. Syr. W. Syriac / W. Syrian


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“I. General Abbreviations,” in Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage: Electronic Edition, edited by Sebastian P. Brock, Aaron M. Butts, George A. Kiraz and Lucas Van Rompay, https://gedsh.bethmardutho.org/General-Abbreviations.

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“I. General Abbreviations,” in Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage: Electronic Edition, edited by Sebastian P. Brock, Aaron M. Butts, George A. Kiraz and Lucas Van Rompay (Gorgias Press, 2011; online ed. Beth Mardutho, 2018), https://gedsh.bethmardutho.org/General-Abbreviations.

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“I. General Abbreviations.” In Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage: Electronic Edition. Edited by Sebastian P. Brock, Aaron M. Butts, George A. Kiraz and Lucas Van Rompay. Digital edition prepared by David Michelson, Ute Possekel, and Daniel L. Schwartz. Gorgias Press, 2011; online ed. Beth Mardutho, 2018. https://gedsh.bethmardutho.org/General-Abbreviations.

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