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Title: From Qatar to Tokyo, by way of Mar Saba: the translations of Isaac of Beth Qaṭraye (Isaac the Syrian)
Author(s): BROCK, Sebastian
Journal: ARAM Periodical
Volume: 12 Date: 1999-2000
The seventh-century Syriac monastic writer, Isaac of Niniveh or Isaac the Syrian, was very influential, as testified by the various translations of his work that have been made over the centuries into some 20 different languages. The first translation into Greek appeared already a century after Isaac's death. Most later translations derive from this early Greek text.