Imam and priest enlighten history in Turkey

Cicek has been translating manuscripts and books published in Arabic and Ottoman to Turkish while Akyuz has been translating manuscripts and books in Syriac to Turkish.

Imam and priest enlighten history in Turkey

An imam and a priest have been working together to enlighten history under the roof of Diyarbakir Museum Directorate.

Gabriel Akyuz, priest of Kirklar Church in southeastern province of Mardin, and Zeynel Abidin Cicek, imam of Kuba Mosque in southeastern province of Diyarbakir, are working together under a project launched by Diyarbakir Museum Directorate aiming to carry the region's rich culture and history to the future.

Cicek has been translating manuscripts and books published in Arabic and Ottoman to Turkish while Akyuz has been translating manuscripts and books in Syriac to Turkish.

Cicek said that they were translating those works to be known by next generations.

Akyuz said that he was actually translating a 400-year-old book that included very important knowledge on religion.

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Last Mod: 18 Ağustos 2011, 17:29
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