Anna Silvas

Dr Anna Silvas

  • Post Nominals: FAHA
  • Fellow Type: Fellow
  • Elected to the Academy: 2008
  • Section(s): Philosophy And History Of Ideas, Classical Studies


Anna Silvas is Senior Research Fellow in the School of Humanities at the University of New England. Her research interests include Classical and Semitic Linguistics, Patristics, Ascetical and Mystical Theology, and Church History with particular interest in the late Fourth century AD and Cappadocian Fathers. Her expertise in late antiquity has expanded from the Greek and Latin speaking worlds into the Syriac speaking world of the Near East.

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