Dr John Watt
Position:Honorary Senior Research Fellow
Syriac Christianity, with special reference to:
- Syriac literature in late antiquity and the middle ages
- Philosophy, Rhetoric and Theology in Abbasid Baghdad and the "Syriac Rennaissance"
- Syriac translation of Greek Theology and Philosophy
- Syriac literature and late antique history and culture
- Syriac influence on Arabic culture