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A Syriacist or Syrianist is a specialist in Syriac language and Christianity.

Specifically, British, French, and German scholars of the 18th and 19th centuries who were involved in the study of Syriac/Aramaic language and literature were commonly known by this designation, at a time when Syriac was little understood outside Assyrian/Syriac communities.

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