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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Greek and Latin Inscriptions from Palestine

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 316
ISBN: 978-1-60724-548-3
Allen offers a series of inscriptions from Palestine copied by the Rev. Dr. Selah Merrill in the years I875-77, in the course of journeys undertaken under the auspices of the American Palestine Exploration Society.

Words for Color in the Rig Veda

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 315
ISBN: 978-1-60724-547-6
Edward Hopkins here addresses and debunks the color theory, which assumes that ancient peoples were unable to perceive shades of green and blue because they lack vocabulary parallel to our own words for color.

On the Final Sentence in Greek

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 313
ISBN: 978-1-60724-545-2
Basil Gildersleeve, a prolific scholar of Greek and Latin grammar, here analyzes the development of the final clause in Ancient Greek from Homer to the Athenian dramatists.

Nonius Marcellus

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 312
ISBN: 978-1-60724-544-5
Nettleship's introduction and commentary to Nonius Marcellus, a 3rd century AD writer on Latin grammar and lexicography. This includes a lengthy biography and background on the work and its influence.

New Testament Autographs

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 311
ISBN: 978-1-60724-543-8
James Rendel Harris uses known statistics of ancient autographs (that is, the original version of a written document) to posit the general appearance of the epistles in their original form.

Studies in Pindaric Syntax.

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 310
ISBN: 978-1-60724-542-1
Basil Gildersleeve, a prolific scholar of Greek and Latin grammar, here analyzes the difficult syntax of Pindar, paying particular attention to dependent clauses and conditional statements.

On the Enclitic ne in Early Latin

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 309
ISBN: 978-1-60724-541-4
Minton Warren, a distinguished scholar of Roman comedy, explores the origins and shades of meaning in the Latin particle 'ne', arguing that it has both emphatic and interrogative meaning.

The New Revision of King James' Revision of the New Testament.

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 308
ISBN: 978-1-60724-540-7
Charles Short gives a clear and thorough overview of the history of the English Bible and its relation to the changing editions of the Greek and Hebrew texts, then gives a detailed analysis of the revised text of Matthew.

On the Origin of "Had Rather Go" and Analogous or Apparently Analogous Locutions

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 307
ISBN: 978-1-60724-539-1
Fitzedward Hall, an editor of the Oxford English Dictionary, examines the construction “had rather” in English as it is used with verbs (Had rather go, etc.), which many grammarians found to be a puzzling grammatical anomaly.

The 'Ablaut' of Greek Roots Which Show Variation between e and o

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 306
ISBN: 978-1-60724-538-4
Maurice Bloomfield applies the principles of linguistics to find the proper root forms for Ancient Greek words, a task complicated by the vowel shift that occurs when Greek words (particularly verbs) are inflected.

Law Code of the Kretan Gortyna (I and II)

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 202
ISBN: 978-1-60724-431-8
A discussion of the Gortyn law code, one of the earliest known in the Greek world. This is an edition, translation and commentary on the Gortyn law code with introduction.

Hieronymi Quaestiones Hebraicae in Libro Geneseos

ISBN: 978-1-59333-964-7
Written in the scholarly Latin of his day, Lagarde considers in this brief study the questions Jerome raises on the Hebrew of the book of Genesis. In an abridged commentary form, Lagarde follows the questions in the order in which the book of Genesis presents the material. Beginning with the creation, Lagarde skips along to the phrases of Jerome’s text that raise questions and provides his insights about them. Presuming that the reader of the Vulgate will understand the Latin of the original, the comments on the material are likewise written in Latin.

Beitraege zur Baktrischen Lexikographie

ISBN: 978-1-59333-963-0
One of the few scholars of biblical languages to reach so far into the cultural world of antiquity, de Lagarde here offers a brief contribution to the study of Bactrian lexicography. This brief study grew out of the author’s long-standing appreciation for the related Persian languages and literature. While not a full-fledged dictionary, de Lagarde here provides discussions of over one hundred words, some of them offered in considerable detail. For the linguist interested in the history of the study of this particular language, this handbook will prove an invaluable tool.

A Study in Islamic Tolerance

As Practiced by Muhammad and his Immediate Successors
ISBN: 978-1-59333-580-9
The continuing developments in Islam since Wismar’s time make this book as relevant today as it was when it was published. The question explored here is what the approach of Islam is towards religious tolerance. To get at the answer, Wismar went back to the Quran and the practice of Muhammad, Abu Bakr, and Umar Ibn al-Khattab, the first two Caliphs, in order to determine what the primary sources taught on the issue.

Spinoza as Educator

ISBN: 978-1-59333-589-2
When educator William Rabenort looked at Spinoza he saw an educator. This little book on educational theory is built on the thought of Spinoza.

Aphraates and the Jews

A Study of the Controversial Homilies of the Persian Sage in their Relation to Jewish Thought
ISBN: 978-1-59333-620-2
In the first English attempt to address the Syriac homilies of Aphraates, Gavin sets a context for the material by considering the church and the sermons themselves. The topic of how the Jews are treated in the homilies is given special attention.

Muslim Law of Marriage and Divorce

ISBN: 978-1-59333-625-7
Concerned that many in his day did not understand basic Muslim teaching led Shukri to produce this brief monograph. In it he explores the various schools of Islamic jurisprudence and the teachings concerning the legal issues of marriage and divorce, including the topic of the equalities of the partners.

Sennacherib's Invasion of Palestine

A Critical Source Study
ISBN: 978-1-59333-626-4
Considering both the Assyrian and biblical sources for the description of Sennacherib’s devastating invasion on Palestine, Honor tests the records to see if he can develop an historical account. He makes use of the Annals of Sennacherib and the biblical books of 2 Kings, 2 Chronicle, and Isaiah.

Idea and Essence in the Philosophies of Hobbes and Spinoza

ISBN: 978-1-59333-670-7
Noted American philosopher Albert Balz offers his observations on the concepts of idea and essence as reflected in the philosophers Hobbes and Spinoza.

The Fourth Campaign at Olynthos

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 250
ISBN: 978-1-60724-479-0
David Robinson, the first to excavate the ancient city of Olynthos, presents his second report on the site and his excavations.

Excavations at Troy, 1938

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 249
ISBN: 978-1-60724-478-3
The fifth of Carl Blegen's reports on the excavation of Troy for the American Journal of Archeology concentrating on detailed study of artifacts and finds on the citadel.

Amendments in Athenian Decrees

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 248
ISBN: 978-1-60724-477-6
Billheimer uses surviving amended Athenian decrees to reverse-engineer the legislative process that may have produced them, and the subsequent steps that intervened between the voting and promulgation of an amendment.

Two Late Cypriote III Tombs from Kourion

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 247
ISBN: 978-1-60724-476-9
This is the site report for a series of tombs in Cyprus dating from the Late Cypriot III period, and includes a wealth of information about the burial customs, tomb-shafts, and goods of entire Cypriot tombs.

Excavations at Troy, 1937

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 246
ISBN: 978-1-60724-475-2
The fourth of Carl Blegen's reports on the excavation of Troy for the American Journal of Archeology concentrating on the Trojan acropolis.

Excavations at Troy, 1936

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 245
ISBN: 978-1-60724-474-5
The third of Carl Blegen's reports on the excavation of Troy for the American Journal of Archeology concentrating on a large house continuously occupied in some capacity from Troy I – VII.