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Syriac Poems

Syriac Poems - Below are popular examples of all types of syriac poetry to share and read. This list of poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples for syriac.

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Premium Member The Beheading of Ninwe
The Beheading of Nînwe

Ninwe is the ancient Syriac name for Mosul
(not to be confused with the ancient Assyrian city of Nineveh)

Burned books
Dead poets
Dark ages of Mosul

Smattered relics
Islamic horrors
Dark ages of Mosul

Education denied
Blind minds cutting out eyes
Dark ages of Mosul

Evil hearts
Dark...Read More
Categories: syriac, abuse, allah, history, sin, sorrow,
Form: Light Verse

Premium Member Marhaba
Ancient tombs, of long ago times
Byblos, the walled city, fortress and shrines
Shrouded in mystery, wisdom's, and thyme
The Phoenicians sailed from this very port
Their ships full of knowledge and the alphabet too

And the peoples from times long forgotten
The ancestors of merchants...Read More
Categories: syriac, heaven, history, mystery,
Form: Light Verse
History of the Holy Bible
The Holy Bible is an ancient collection
Of 66 books comprised
Thirty-nine books mainly in Hebrew
The OT, by the Jewish people still prized.
The NT books were letters
Written in the Greek language.
The first five books were written by Moses,
Who out of Egypt conducted...Read More
Categories: syriac, religion, books, bible, bible, books,
Form: Narrative