USJ is offering a course about the Phoenician language

In an interview with Kalam Ennas, Professor Roland Tomb announced that the Medical School of the University of Saint Joseph (USJ) is offering the course “Introduction to the Language.” Tomb, who is the Dean of the school, will be teaching Aramaic next semester. He said that Lebanese people keep saying that the Phoenicians invented the alphabet; however, how many Lebanese actually know about this topic? According to

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, the course will help students understand the culture, civilization, and evolution by reading documents written in . Dr. Maroun Khreich will be teaching this course. By the end of the semester, the students should be able to translate texts and transcribe letters to Arabic or French. Students, professors, and doctors can register for this course.


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