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Rank Name ISBN Category
1.

Lamen., Prayer & Ep of Jer, 1/2 Ep of Baruch According to the Syriac Peshitta with Eng. Tr.
English Translation by Donald M. Walter & Gillian Greenberg; Text Prepared by George A. Kiraz & Joseph Bali
(Surath Kthob )

This volume is part of a series of English translations of the Syriac Peshitta carried out by an international team of scholars. The fully vocalized and pointed Syriac text, and the English translation, are presented on facing pages so that both can be studied together. Supplementary information is given in annotations, Addenda, and Appendices.
978-1-4632-0230-9Syriac, Biblical Studies, Surath Kthob
2.

Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage
Edited by Sebastian P. Brock, Aaron Michael Butts, George Anton Kiraz & Lucas Van Rompay - Pricing for Instituions

The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (GEDSH) is the first major encyclopedia-type reference work devoted exclusively to Syriac Christianity, both as a field of scholarly inquiry and as the inheritance of Syriac Christians today. In more than 600 entries it covers the Syriac heritage from its beginnings in the first centuries of the Common Era up to the present day. Special attention is given to authors, literary works, scholars, and locations that are associated with the Classical Syriac tradition. Within this tradition, the diversity of Syriac Christianity is highlighted as well as Syriac Christianity’s broader literary and historical contexts, with major entries devoted to Greek and Arabic authors and more general themes, such as Syriac Christianity’s contacts with Judaism and Islam, and with Armenian, Coptic, Ethiopian, and Georgian Christianities.
978-1-59333-714-8Religion, Eastern Christianity, Syriac, Patristics, Church History
3.

Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage
Edited by Sebastian P. Brock, Aaron Michael Butts, George Anton Kiraz & Lucas Van Rompay - Pricing for Instituions

The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (GEDSH) is the first major encyclopedia-type reference work devoted exclusively to Syriac Christianity, both as a field of scholarly inquiry and as the inheritance of Syriac Christians today. In more than 600 entries it covers the Syriac heritage from its beginnings in the first centuries of the Common Era up to the present day. Special attention is given to authors, literary works, scholars, and locations that are associated with the Classical Syriac tradition. Within this tradition, the diversity of Syriac Christianity is highlighted as well as Syriac Christianity’s broader literary and historical contexts, with major entries devoted to Greek and Arabic authors and more general themes, such as Syriac Christianity’s contacts with Judaism and Islam, and with Armenian, Coptic, Ethiopian, and Georgian Christianities.
978-1-59333-714-8Religion, Eastern Christianity, Syriac, Patristics, Church History
4.

The Bible in the Syriac Tradition (English Version)
By Sebastian P. Brock
(Gorgias Handbooks 7)

This is a basic introduction to the various Syriac translations of the Bible and the ways in which they were used in the Syriac tradition. After an initial discussion of the general problems of biblical translation, the different surviving Syriac translations are outlined, as well as biblical manuscripts, lectionaires, printed editions, and translations. A reception history of the Syriac Bible covers the ways in which it has been interpreted, the commentary tradition, its use in preaching, in liturgy, and in spirituality. An appendix offers some comparative samples (in translation) to illustrate some of the differences between the different Syriac translations.
1-59333-300-5Eastern Christianity, Syriac, Biblical Studies, Gift Suggestions, Gorgias Handbooks (1935-6838)
5.

Barhebraeus: A Bio-Bibliography
By Hidemi Takahashi
(Gorgias Eastern Christian Studies 9)

An extensive account of the life and works of Barhebraeus based on the latest research. It includes an appendix containing a comprehensive list of bibliographical references and manuscripts relating to Barhebraeus.
978-1-59333-148-1Eastern Christianity, Patristics, Gorgias Eastern Christian Studies (1539-1507), Church History, Ascetical & Monastic
6.

Techniques of Teaching Comparative Pronunciation in Arabic and English
By Edward Y Odisho

The book is designed for Arabic-speaking students of English and English-speaking students of Arabic. It is based on a cognitive approach to teaching pronunciation. As a general demonstration of the approach, the book highlights techniques for teaching some of the most challenging sounds and sound phenomena in both Arabic and English.
1-59333-272-6Linguistics, Arabic & Islamic Studies
7.

The Archaeology of Cult in Middle Bronze Age Canaan
By Jill Katz
(Gorgias Studies in the Ancient Near East 3)

What was Canaanite religion like during the Middle Bronze Age, at the time of the biblical patriarchs? This volume presents a theoretical model for identifying ritual behavior in the archaeological record, providing a test case using the rich material culture and structures that have been unearthed at the biblical city of Gerar (Tel Haror, Israel).
978-1-59333-791-9Religion, Ancient Near East, Biblical Studies, Hebrew & Judaica, Archaeology, Gorgias Studies in the Ancient Near East
8.

The Wisdom of Isaac of Nineveh: A Bilingual Edition
By Sebastian P. Brock
(Texts from Christian Late Antiquity 1)

From one of the most thought-provoking writers in the monastic tradition, this volume contains 153 short, contemplative sayings of St. Isaac of Nineveh (fl. 661-681 CE) in their original Syriac with facing English translation. St. Isaac was ordained bishop of Nineveh but resigned his post only five months later and became a monastic hermit in the mountains of southeastern Iraq. This work speaks to believing Christians today as well as scholars wishing to learn more about the Eastern monastic tradition.
1-59333-335-8Eastern Christianity, Syriac, Patristics, Texts from Christian Late Antiquity (1935-6846)
9.

Keter Shem Tov
Edited by Shani Tzoref & Ian Young
(Perspectives on Hebrew Scriptures and its Contexts 20)

This eclectic collection contains 16 articles on a variety of topics within Qumran Studies from a conference held in memory of the late Professor Alan Crown. Essays cover the impact of the Qumran discoveries on the study of the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament to the study of the scrolls themselves and the community organizations presupposed in them, focusing as well on topics as diverse as sexuality, scribal practice and the attitude to the Temple in the scrolls.
978-1-61143-866-6Religion, Ancient Near East, Biblical Studies, Dead Sea Scrolls, Hebrew & Judaica, Perspectives on Hebrew Scriptures and its Contexts (1935-6897)
10.

A Comparison of Ancient Near Eastern Law Collections Prior to the First Millennium BC
By Samuel Jackson
(Gorgias Studies in the Ancient Near East 4)

This book highlights and explains consistent differences in both the framing and content of the various pre-first millennium BC law collections of Mesopotamia, Egypt and Hatti. The differences between collections are placed in the broader background of the worldview and political make-up of the societies and individuals that created them, and their historical context.
978-1-59333-221-1Ancient Near East, Ancient Heritage of Iraq, Gorgias Studies in the Ancient Near East
 

  
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