The Syriac Bible: a media/PR/looting morality play

Warning: major teal deer. If you’re looking for my usual quick, fun read, :skull: this ain’t it. :skull: It’s been all over the (history-related) news this past week: ancient Bible found in Cyprus could be from time of Jesus!!1 The news is big because the Syriac language is a dialect of Aramaic — Jesus’ lingua …