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Analecta Gorgiana is a collection of long essays and short monographs which are consistently cited by modern scholars but previously difficult to find because of their original appearance in obscure publications. Carefully selected by a team of scholars based on their relevance to modern scholarship, these essays can now be fully utilized by scholars and proudly owned by libraries.

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A Recently-Discovered Nabataean Sanctuary, Possibly Devoted to the Sun-God

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 1005
ISBN: 978-1-61719-830-4
This article presents, in provisional form, a recently discovered and excavated Nabataean sanctuary devoted to the cult of the sun-god in Madâ’in Sâlih, ancient Hegra.
$17.71

An Overview of the Canons for the Syriac Clergy of Mosul and its Dependencies

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 681
ISBN: 978-1-61719-632-4
This short volume, originally printed at the Dominican Press in Mosul, is an Arabic collection of 173 canons and served as a convenient guide for Catholic priests in Mosul and the surrounding areas.
$21.57

An Essay on Engagement and Marriage Contracts according to the Canons of the Roman Church and the Eastern Rites

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 680
ISBN: 978-1-61719-631-7
Clemens Joseph David (1829-1890) here studies the practices and laws of engagement and marriage among Syriac Catholics with an eye to Roman Canon Law on these aspects.
$24.96

Zum Feuerkultus bei den Mongolen

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 951
ISBN: 978-1-61143-859-8
The fire cult of the Mongols, the names and images of the fire-god, the origins of the cult in Buddhism, its mythic connections, and its festivals.
$17.94

Snakes in Petra

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 1003
ISBN: 978-1-61719-833-5
This article provides some new information about the role of snakes in relation to Nabataean religion, presenting a small group of unknown snake monuments from Petra.
$21.68

Remarks on Ancient North Arabian Inscriptions from the Region of Taymā’

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 1002
ISBN: 978-1-61719-827-4
This article examines Ancient North Arabian inscriptions and their various epigraphic types found in the region of Taymā'.
$18.06

Barhebraeus: An Arabic Treatise on the Soul

Edited with an Introduction by Ignatius Aphram I Barsoum
Series: Analecta Gorgiana 580
ISBN: 978-1-61719-539-6
Here Syrian Orthodox Patriarch and scholar Ignatius Aphrem I Barsoum (1887-1957) presents an annotated edition, with introduction, of one of the Arabic treatises on the soul by Barhebraeus.
$26.48

The Scholia of Barhebraeus on the Gospel of Matthew

Gregorii Abulfarag Bar Ebhraya in Evangelium Matthaei Scholia
Edited by J. Spanuth
Series: Analecta Gorgiana 651
ISBN: 978-1-61719-600-3
This volume contains the Syriac text of Barhebraeus’ critical and doctrinal commentary on the Gospel of Matthew from his work known as the Storehouse of Mysteries.
$24.49

Haredi Male Bodies in the Public Sphere

Negotiating with the Religious Text and Secular Israeli Men
Series: Analecta Gorgiana 1074
ISBN: 978-1-4632-0121-0
This paper explores the Israeli Haredi community’s social construction of the male body.
$20.05

The Scope and Contents of Chingis Khan's Yasa

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 986
ISBN: 978-1-61143-923-6
Genghis Khan's law code, the Yasa, survives in fragments. This article lists the known provisions, from Berhebraeus, Juwaini, and Arab sources; Vernadsky considers it a supplement to Mongol custom for the multinational Empire.
$18.88

European Merchants in the Medieval Indies

The Evidence of Commercial Documents
Series: Analecta Gorgiana 959
ISBN: 978-1-61143-878-9
Commercial sources on journeying to the east after Marco Polo; the gradual closing of trade between Italy and China or India under the hostile or defensive rulers of the lands in between.
$18.52

An Eastern Embassy to Europe in the Years 1287-8

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 957
ISBN: 978-1-61143-874-1
Rabban Sauma, a Syriac monk, travelled to Europe in 1287 as a diplomatic representative of the Mongols; this is his own account of his travels, the first translation into English.
$18.41

Deux Residents mongols en Chine et en Asie centrale de Tchinkkiz Khagan a Khoubilai

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 748
ISBN: 978-1-61143-076-9
An description and comparison of two personages in Mongol history, Yelü Chutsai and Mahmud or Aziz Yalavach, who were able to influence Mongol history from behind the scenes.
$17.47

Ras Shamra 18.113A+B, Lettre d’un serviteur du roi d’ougarit se trouvant à chypre

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 1000
ISBN: 978-1-61719-831-1
This article examines a letter composed by an Ugaritian administrator stationed in Cyprus.
$20.75

Contributions to the History of Syriac Folk-Medicine

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 852
ISBN: 978-1-61143-336-4
A collection of Syriac medical remedies, from a manuscript dated 1888; the origin is uncertain; the inscription mentions Galen.
$18.41

Grammar of Palestinian Jewish Aramaic

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 987
ISBN: 978-1-61143-928-1
A handy grammar of the Aramaic of the Targum, the Talmud, the Midrashim and the Aramaic passages of the New Testament, with notes on where the older dialect of Ezra and Daniel differs.
$27.07

An Arabic Version of the Epistle of Dionysius the Areopagite to Timothy

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 919
ISBN: 978-1-61143-530-6
The letter that claims to be addressed by Dionysius the Areopagite to Timothy upon the martyrdom of Peter and Paul is not included among the epistles. It was composed originally in Greek, but it is exhibited in Arabic.
$18.06

Codex 2400 and Its Miniatures

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 990
ISBN: 978-1-61143-943-4
This work contains illustrations of the thirteenth century Byzantine New Testament at the Rockefeller-McCormack collection in Chicago with a full description of its text, provenance, and the artistic and theological significance of the miniatures.
$24.73

Ordo Missae Syro-Chaldaeo-Malabaricae cum Translatione Latina

The Malabar Mass in Syriac and Latin
Edited and Translated by Aloysius Pareparambil
Series: Analecta Gorgiana 642
ISBN: 978-1-61719-591-4
This volume, with a short preface, contains the Mass for the Syro-Chaldean Malabar Church in fully vocalized east Syriac script with a parallel Latin translation.
$24.38

Iglesias en tierra de Islam: La Mas’alat al-kana’is de Ibn Taymiyya

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 1031
ISBN: 978-1-4632-0020-6
An extract from Collectanea Christiana Orientalia (2008)
$20.51

Les lectionnaires de l’ancienne liturgie de Jérusalem

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 1009
ISBN: 978-1-61143-998-4
An extract from Collectanea Christiana Orientalia (2005)
$18.64

In Search of the Seventy "Weeks" of Daniel 9

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 1077
ISBN: 978-1-4632-0124-1
Athas challenges the past assumptions by Book of Daniel scholars, especially with regard to the symbolism in Chapter 9. This exegesis provides a theory for chronological interpretation that includes dates for calculating the seventy weeks mentioned in Daniel's vision.
$18.52

On the Nestorian Tablet of Se-gan Foo

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 985
ISBN: 978-1-61143-922-9
This work contains a full description of the Nestorian Stone in English.
$23.09

The Ascription of Physical Disability as a Stigmatizing Strategy in Biblical Iconic Polemics

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 1087
ISBN: 978-1-4632-0134-0
This article presents the ascription of physical disability as a strategy to communicate disapproval of icons in various passages of the Hebrew Bible. Idols are characterized as unable to interact with worshipers and unable to function independently.
$17.82