Notes on Syriac Grammar -- Vatican Syriac manuscripts -- Catalogues of Syriac manuscripts -- François Nau
The most obscure period of Syriac literature.
The first substantial works commence from the middle and second half of the 4th century.
In the middle of the 7th century, the Syriac-speaking world was occupied by the Arabs.
Syriac is displaced by Arabic in the West in this period.