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Syriac Hymnology

The Syrian Orthodox Church of Antioch has a long history of hymnology and poems. Many great fathers of the Church wrote and instructed the faithful using music and poetry. St. Ephrem the Syrian and St. Jacob of Serugh are two of the most famous hymnological writers in the Syriac tradition.

This course aims to provide participants with practical and theoretical introduction to the hymnological tradition of the Syrian Orthodox Church of Antioch and invites them to partake of this great tradition.


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Quick Facts

Length: 1 year

Study Pace: Part time (50%)

Type of Instruction: Distance learning
Language of Instruction: Swedish, English and Syriac

Level: Seminary

Organizer: Sankt Ignatios Folkhögskola

In addition to the requirements stated in the course description, all students need to be at least 18 year old, be officially registered in Sweden and have a sufficient knowledge of the language of instruction.

Fees: Tuition at Sankt Ignatios Folkhögskola is free for everyone who is registered (“folkbokförda”) in Sweden.

Service Fees at Sankt Ignatios Folkhögskola: Students are required to pay a service fee. The service fee for this course is SEK 400 per semester.