Scholarships and Prizes 2002:
Oriental Studies


NUBAR PASHA ARMENIAN PRIZE 2003

The Board of Management of the Nubar Pasha Armenian Scholarship Fund offers annually in Trinity Term a prize for studies in Classical Armenian. The value of the prize will be determined by the board of management.

Candidates for the prize shall be members of the University who have not exceeded twenty-one terms from the date of matriculation. No person is eligible for the prize whose vernacular language is Armenian.

Passages for translation into English will be set from the Classical Armenian text of the Gospel according to St Matthew, chapter 28, the Gospel according to St Mark, chapters 2 and 14, Eznik of Kolb, Against the Sects (De Deo), Book 4, ch. 1 and P`awstos Buzand, History, IV 54. These texts are contained in A. Meillet, Altarmenisches Elementarbuch, Heidelberg, 1913, pp. 144–64. The passage from Eznik also forms para. 358 in the edition by Mariès and Mercier, Patrologia Orientalis, tome XXVIII, fasc. 3, Paris, 1959, pp. 514–17.

Questions to test grammatical knowledge will be set and, at the discretion of the examiners, a short unseen text. Candidates will be allowed three hours in which to answer the questions set.

Applications should be sent to the Trust Funds Administrator, Oriental Institute, Pusey Lane, Oxford OX1 2LE, on or before Friday, 14 March 2003.


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