Translation by fr. PhD Lecturer Ionita Apostolache and prof. Hermina Maria Apostolache, after the English version of professor Sebastian P. Brock, The Bride of Light. Hymns form the Syriac Churches in the honour of the Mother of God

Publishing House Mitropolia Olteniei, Craiova, 2019, ISBN 978-606-731-068-9

The translation was published in 2019 at the Metropolia Olteniei Publishing House with the blessing and forfard of His Holiness Irineu, the Archbishop of Craiova and Metropolitan of Oltenia. This Romanian version was realised after the English version of professor Sebastian Brock. The text approaches a very important theme from the theological point of view, developed especially in the Oriental Tradition of the Church: the doctrinal teaching about the Mother of God. The translators are fr. PhD lecturer Ionita Apostolache, form the Faculty of Theology from Craiova and professor Hermina Maria Apostolache.

This translation, consecrated to the Mother of God, contain also a very reach bibliography, which can be useful in a theological research about this issue. Because its contain is very reach in images and theological valences, the present work can be considerate an important contribution for the Syriac patristic literature in the Romanian language. Therefore, we can say that this beautiful translation is related by an old theological preoccupation at the Faculty of Theology from Craiova, meaning the collaboration with the great professor and siriacist from Oxford, Sebastian Brock. A very important contribution in this project had also fr. Professor Jacob Tekeparambil, the Director of SEERI, India, who given the agreement for publication.