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Analecta Gorgiana

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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Eine syrische "Liturgie S. Athanasii"

Edited with an Introduction by Anton Baumstark
Series: Analecta Gorgiana 403
ISBN: 978-1-60724-677-0
This Syriac version of the “Liturgy of St. Athanasius” provides a valuable resource for the development of liturgical materials and practices in the Syrian Monophysite tradition. The text includes a critical apparatus and a Latin translation.

Le texte grec des récits du moine Anastase sur les saints pères du Sinaï

Edited with an Introduction by François Nau
Series: Analecta Gorgiana 402
ISBN: 978-1-60724-676-3
François Nau collated various manuscripts containing stories about the holy fathers of Sinai and presents here the critical and annotated text. These stories offer otherwise unknown information about St. John Climacus and include useful historical and geographic details.

Un recueil de sentences attribué à Isaac le Syrien

Edited with an Introduction by Marius Besson
Series: Analecta Gorgiana 401
ISBN: 978-1-60724-675-6
Marius Besson presents the critical text of two manuscripts containing an apophthegmatic text with sayings attributed to Isaac of Nineveh. The text also includes a separate apparatus with references to parallel texts in various early Christian documents.

Eine aegyptische Mess- und Taufliturgie verrmutlich des 6 Jahrhunderts

Edited with an Introduction by Anton Baumstark
Series: Analecta Gorgiana 400
ISBN: 978-1-60724-674-9
Anton Baumstark presents the Arabic text and Latin translation of an Egyptian version of the Testamentum Domini Nostri Jesu Christi. Baumstark discusses the date of the text and compares the content of the liturgical prayers with various contemporary sources.

On Instability in the Use of Moods in Earliest Sanskrit

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 398
ISBN: 978-1-60724-663-3
Bloomfield lists and discusses instances of vague and ambiguous mood usages in early Sanskrit syntax.

Possible Historical Traces in the Doctrina Addai

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 399
ISBN: 978-1-60724-662-6
The Teaching of Addai is a Syriac document convincingly dated by some scholars in the fourth or fifth century AD. I agree with this dating, but I think that there may be some points containing possible historical traces that go back even to the first century AD, such as the letters exchanged by king Abgar and Tiberius. Some elements in them point to the real historical context of the reign of Abgar ‘the Black’ in the first century. The author of the Doctrina might have known the tradition of some historical letters written by Abgar and Tiberius.

The Origin of the Modern Syrian

ISBN: 978-1-59333-693-6
An extremely provocative text, Bishara pleads the case of the Arab-American to be seen and treated as equal members of American society. An insightful peek into Arab-American self-identity around the turn of the 20th century, Bishara’s essay is of interest to ethnographer and historian alike.

Fatalism of the Greeks

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 373
ISBN: 978-1-60724-660-2
Leech argues against a simplistic view of the Greeks as radical fatalists, underlining their view of the equally prevalent Greek ideas of individual freedom and self-determination.

Studies in the Financial Administration of Athens

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 372
ISBN: 978-1-60724-659-6
Allan Johnson, a famous scholar of ancient civic administration, traces the development of Athenian financial administration in the Hellenistic era.

The Hindu Beast Fable in the Light of Recent Studies

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 371
ISBN: 978-1-60724-658-9
Edgerton's review of Hertel's text of the Paficatantra with specific reference to Hertel's interpretation of the Beast myth.

Words of Speaking and Saying in the Indo-European Languages

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 370
ISBN: 978-1-60724-657-2
Carl Buck examines the wide range of words of speaking found in Indo-European languages.

Caesar, Cicero and Ferrero

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 369
ISBN: 978-1-60724-656-5
Sihler's critique of Ferrero's history of Rome, using Cicero and Caesar's work to evaluate the Italian scholar's use of source material.

De Lingua Latina

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 368
ISBN: 978-1-60724-655-8
Fay's commentary and emmendation of Goetz and School's edition of Varro's de Lingua Latina.

The Classical Origin and Tradition of Literary Conceits

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 367
ISBN: 978-1-60724-654-1
Prof. Ogle traces the Classical roots of descriptions of feminine beauty in poetry of the English renaissance.

The Creation of the Tribe Ptolemais at Athens

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 366
ISBN: 978-1-60724-653-4
Allan Johnson, a famous scholar of ancient civic administration, addresses the origins of the new tribe Ptolemais introduced in 3rd century BC Athens under obscure circumstances.

The Johns Hopkins Tabellae Defixionum

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 365
ISBN: 978-1-60724-652-7
A monograph on several curse-tablets owned by Johns Hopkins University including text, translation, and extensive commentaries.

The Significance of the Parodoi in the Greek Theater

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 363
ISBN: 978-1-60724-650-3
Kelley Rees examines the question of whether or not the parodoi of Greco-Roman theaters conventionally represented specific destinations relative to the city/ stage.

Horatian Urbanity in Hesiod's Works and Days

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 362
ISBN: 978-1-60724-649-7
Prof. Rand uses references to Hesiod's work in other authors to defend and uphold the received text of Works and Days.

Vahlen's Ennius

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 361
ISBN: 978-1-60724-648-0
Knapp's description of the process by which Johannes Vahlen found and compiled the fragments of Ennius into his Ennianae poesis reliquiae.

New Greek Inscriptions from Attica, Achaia, Lydia

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 360
ISBN: 978-1-60724-647-3
Prof. Robinson presents a series of inscriptions found in Greece, including transcription and commentary on each.

Latin Inscriptions at the Johns Hopkins University

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 397
ISBN: 978-1-60724-646-6
This series of papers gives photographs, transcriptions, translations, and commentaries upon Roman inscriptions owned by the Johns Hopkins University.

Recognition Scenes in Greek Literature

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 396
ISBN: 978-1-60724-645-9
Prof. Perrin uses Aristotle's Poetics to classify and analyze the various sorts of recognition scenes found in surviving Greek literature.

Linguistic Notes on the Shahbazgarhi and Mansehra Redactions of Asoka's Fourteen-Edicts

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 395
ISBN: 978-1-60724-644-2
Truman Michelson explores the spelling variants among copies of the Edicts of Ashoka, a legal document in Sanskrit.

Virgil's Georgics and the British Poets

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 394
ISBN: 978-1-60724-643-5
Wilfred Mustard finds references to Vergil's Georgics in a variety of English authors from the 15th to the 19th century.

Stahl's Syntax of the Greek Verb

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 393
ISBN: 978-1-60724-642-8
This is Basil Gildersleeves review and guide to Stahl's syntax of the Greek verb, an important work of German philological scholarship.