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George Anton Kiraz

George A. Kiraz is the founder and director of Beth Mardutho: The Syriac Institute, and the president of Gorgias Press. He earned an MSt in Syriac Studies from Oxford University, and an MPhil and PhD from Cambridge University. He has an extensive list of publications in Syriac studies.

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Lectionary of the Syriac Epistles

According to the Ancient Rite of the Syrian Orthodox Church of Antioch
Edited by George Anton Kiraz; Introduction by Julius Yeshu Çiçek
ISBN: 978-1-61143-200-8
This volume presents the Lectionary readings from the epistles according to the liturgical rite of the Syrian Orthodox Church. The text is presented in a vocalized Serto text with readings separated by section headings in red font.
$79.20

Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Studies (Volume 7)

2004 [2011]
Edited by George Anton Kiraz
ISBN: 978-1-59333-816-9
Widely regarded as a premier journal dedicated to the study of Syriac, Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Studies was established in 1998 as a venue devoted exclusively to the discipline. An organ of Beth Mardutho, the Syriac Institute, the journal appears semi-annually and will be printed in annual editions. A peer-reviewed journal, Hugoye is a respected academic source for up-to-date information about the state of Syriac studies and for discovering what is going on in the field. Contributors include some of the most respected names in the world of Syriac today. This is Volume 7 of the journal from 2004.
$49.80

Jacob of Serugh and His Times

Studies in Sixth-Century Syriac Christianity
Edited by George Anton Kiraz
ISBN: 978-1-60724-049-5
A collection of studies on the Syriac sixth century writer Jacob of Sarug by a team of international scholars, including Susan Ashbrook Harvey, Sebastian P. Brock, Sharbil Iskandar Bcheiry, Khalid Dinno, Sidney Griffith, Mary Hansbury, Amir Harrak, George A. Kiraz, Edward Matthews, Aho Shemunkasho, and Lucas Van Rompay.
$108.60

Studies on Jacob of Edessa

ISBN: 978-1-60724-997-9
Jacob of Edessa was a seventh century polymath who witnessed the coming of Islam. In this collection of papers, specialists discuss the life and works of this figure with emphasis on the cultural landscape of the seventh century. Contributors include Sebastian P. Brock, Richard Price, Andreas Juckel, Alison Salvesen, Theresia Hainthaler, Amir Harrak, and Khalid Dinno.
$97.80

Verbal Paradigms in Syriac

Series: Gorgias Handbooks 16
ISBN: 978-1-60724-920-7
This handbook tabulates the most common verbal paradigms and conjugations. It begins by explaining the various types of verbs and how they differ from each other. Every table is spread over two pages in width. Columns and rows are marked to make easy references.
$22.80

Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Studies (Volume 1)

1998 [2010]
Edited by George Anton Kiraz
ISBN: 978-1-59333-810-7
Widely regarded as a premier journal dedicated to the study of Syriac, Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Studies was established in 1998 as a venue devoted exclusively to the discipline. An organ of Beth Mardutho, the Syriac Institute, the journal appears semi-annually and will be printed in annual editions. A peer-reviewed journal, Hugoye is a respected academic source for up-to-date information about the state of Syriac studies and for discovering what is going on in the field. Contributors include some of the most respected names in the world of Syriac today. This is Volume 1 of the journal from 1998.
$64.20

Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Studies (Volume 2)

1999 [2010]
Edited by George Anton Kiraz
ISBN: 978-1-59333-811-4
Widely regarded as a premier journal dedicated to the study of Syriac, Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Studies was established in 1998 as a venue devoted exclusively to the discipline. An organ of Beth Mardutho, the Syriac Institute, the journal appears semi-annually and will be printed in annual editions. A peer-reviewed journal, Hugoye is a respected academic source for up-to-date information about the state of Syriac studies and for discovering what is going on in the field. Contributors include some of the most respected names in the world of Syriac today. This is Volume 2 of the journal from 1999.
$61.80

Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Studies (Volume 3)

2000 [2010]
Edited by George Anton Kiraz
ISBN: 978-1-59333-812-1
Widely regarded as a premier journal dedicated to the study of Syriac, Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Studies was established in 1998 as a venue devoted exclusively to the discipline. An organ of Beth Mardutho, the Syriac Institute, the journal appears semi-annually and will be printed in annual editions. A peer-reviewed journal, Hugoye is a respected academic source for up-to-date information about the state of Syriac studies and for discovering what is going on in the field. Contributors include some of the most respected names in the world of Syriac today. This is Volume 3 of the journal from 2000.
$61.80

Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Studies (Volume 4)

2001 [2010]
Edited by George Anton Kiraz
ISBN: 978-1-59333-813-8
Widely regarded as a premier journal dedicated to the study of Syriac, Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Studies was established in 1998 as a venue devoted exclusively to the discipline. An organ of Beth Mardutho, the Syriac Institute, the journal appears semi-annually and will be printed in annual editions. A peer-reviewed journal, Hugoye is a respected academic source for up-to-date information about the state of Syriac studies and for discovering what is going on in the field. Contributors include some of the most respected names in the world of Syriac today. This is Volume 4 of the journal from 2001.
$61.80

The Acts of Saint George and the Story of his Father

From the Syriac and Garshuni Versions
ISBN: 978-1-59333-784-1
One of the most enduring of the saints, Saint George has seldom failed to capture the imagination of Christian readers, both ancient and modern. The Acts of Saint George, originally written in Greek, quickly spread to many linguistic traditions in the church of late antiquity. Presented here in vocalized Syriac and Arabic, the original text of the Acts is made easily accessible to readers of these languages. A detailed introduction in English summarizes the hagiography for those unacquainted with the Semitic languages. The account follows the hagiographic practice of describing the trials, steadfast faith, and martyrdom of the saint. Also included is the story of the father of Saint George, recorded in Syriac.
$36.00

Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Studies (volume 12)

2009 [2011]
Edited by George Anton Kiraz
ISBN: 978-1-60724-426-4
Widely regarded as a premier journal dedicated to the study of Syriac, Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Studies was established in 1998 as a venue devoted exclusively to the discipline. An organ of Beth Mardutho, the Syriac Institute, the journal appears semi-annually and will be printed in annual editions. A peer-reviewed journal, Hugoye is a respected academic source for up-to-date information about the state of Syriac studies and for discovering what is going on in the field. Contributors include some of the most respected names in the world of Syriac today. This is Volume 12 of the journal from 2009.
$63.60

Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Studies (Volume 6)

2003 [2011]
Edited by George Anton Kiraz
ISBN: 978-1-59333-815-2
Widely regarded as a premier journal dedicated to the study of Syriac, Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Studies was established in 1998 as a venue devoted exclusively to the discipline. An organ of Beth Mardutho, the Syriac Institute, the journal appears semi-annually and will be printed in annual editions. A peer-reviewed journal, Hugoye is a respected academic source for up-to-date information about the state of Syriac studies and for discovering what is going on in the field. Contributors include some of the most respected names in the world of Syriac today. This is Volume 6 of the journal from 2003.
$76.20

Catalogue of the Malphono Abrohom Nuro Collection

By Abrohom Nuro; Introduction by George Anton Kiraz
ISBN: 978-1-60724-332-8
The Abrohom Nuro library is arguably the richest private collection of Syriac material, especially containing rare titles published in the Middle East in the 1800s and early 1900s. Nuro presents here a checklist of the collection.
$84.60

Foundations for Syriac Lexicography II

Colloquia of the International Syriac Language Project
Edited by P. J. Williams; Managing Editor Beryl Turner
ISBN: 978-1-60724-088-4
This volume is part of a series that addresses issues of Classical Syriac lexicography, and the lexicography of other ancient languages. The international team of authors invited to participate represents a wide range of disciplines and opens new horizons in lexical thinking. Essays in this volume discuss taxonomy, the Syriac passive participle, translating Greek verbs with alpha privatives into Syriac, the translation of Syriac particles, and the history of Syriac lexica. This book represents the forefront of Syriac lexical studies, and has much to offer those studying Greek and other Semitic languages as well.
$82.80

Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Studies (volume 8)

2005 [2011]
Edited by George Anton Kiraz
ISBN: 978-1-59333-817-6
Widely regarded as a premier journal dedicated to the study of Syriac, Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Studies was established in 1998 as a venue devoted exclusively to the discipline. An organ of Beth Mardutho, the Syriac Institute, the journal appears semi-annually and will be printed in annual editions. A peer-reviewed journal, Hugoye is a respected academic source for up-to-date information about the state of Syriac studies and for discovering what is going on in the field. Contributors include some of the most respected names in the world of Syriac today. This is Volume 8 of the journal from 2005.
$57.00

Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Studies (volume 9)

2006 [2011]
Edited by George Anton Kiraz
ISBN: 978-1-59333-818-3
Widely regarded as a premier journal dedicated to the study of Syriac, Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Studies was established in 1998 as a venue devoted exclusively to the discipline. An organ of Beth Mardutho, the Syriac Institute, the journal appears semi-annually and will be printed in annual editions. A peer-reviewed journal, Hugoye is a respected academic source for up-to-date information about the state of Syriac studies and for discovering what is going on in the field. Contributors include some of the most respected names in the world of Syriac today. This is Volume 9 of the journal from 2006.
$55.80

The Edessa-Aleppo Syriac Codex of the Chronicle of Michael the Great

ISBN: 978-1-59333-147-4
The invaluable Chronicle of Michael the Great makes the scholarly resources on this unique manuscript available together for the first time. Now inaccessible, the Chronicle is the largest medieval chronicle known, and is available here for the first time in history as a facsimile copy of the original manuscript. The Chronicle is one of the most important primary sources on the history of the Middle East, especially the period between the rise of Islam and the Crusades.
$240.00

The Earliest Records of Christianity

With a New Introduction by George A. Kiraz
Series: Analecta Gorgiana 1
ISBN: 978-1-59333-500-7
This reprint of Sukenik’s article “The Earliest Records of Christianity” is presented as the first volume of Gorgias Press’s Analecta Gorgiana series with a new introduction by George Anton Kiraz. This fully illustrated archaeological abstract is sure to be of interest to readers concerned with the archaeology of the area around Jerusalem, as well as those interested in early artifacts of Christianity.
$23.40

Malphono w-Rabo d-Malphone

Studies in Honor of Sebastian P. Brock
Edited by George Anton Kiraz
ISBN: 978-1-59333-706-3
A substantial Festschrift for Sebastian P. Brock, this volume contains 34 essays from a variety of scholars across the field of Syriac studies. The breadth of the submissions illustrates the multiplicity of approaches taken in contemporary Syriac studies, and while no overall limitations were set for the contributions, a lively interest in Jacob of Serug remains evident. No scholar in this discipline will want to miss this important collection that represents the latest in serious exploration of the world of Eastern Christianity in Late Antiquity.
$183.00

Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Studies (Volume 10)

Edited by George Anton Kiraz
ISBN: 978-1-59333-819-0
Widely regarded as a premier journal dedicated to the study of Syriac, Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Studies was established in 1998 as a venue devoted exclusively to the discipline. An organ of Beth Mardutho, the Syriac Institute, the journal appears semi-annually and will be printed in annual editions. A peer-reviewed journal, Hugoye is a respected academic source for up-to-date information about the state of Syriac studies and for discovering what is going on in the field. Contributors include some of the most respected names in the world of Syriac today. This is Volume 10 of the journal from 2007.
$45.00

The Widmanstadt-Moses of Mardin Editio Princeps of The Syriac Gospels of 1555

A Facsimile Limited Numbered Edition with an Introduction by George A. Kiraz
Edited by George Anton Kiraz
ISBN: 1-59333-999-2
A facsimile reprint of the first edition of the Syriac New Testament, published by J. A. Widmanstadius and Moses of Mardin in 1555. This limited collector's edition is custom bound, with long lasting high-quality acid-neutral paper.
$337.80

Anton Kiraz’s Archive on the Dead Sea Scrolls

ISBN: 1-931956-38-3
No scholarly discovery in modern times has been cloaked in more controversy than the Dead Sea Scrolls. This is especially true of the actual find of Cave I in 1946–1947, and the claims and counter-claims of ownership that ensued. One such claim came from Anton D. Kiraz, the contact between Mar Samuel and Prof. Sukenik. Kiraz left an extensive archive of letters, documents, and an interview with the Bedouins who discovered the scrolls, which are published here. The archive not only reveals Kiraz’s claims of ownership, but also documents the minutest details concerning the discovery itself.
$97.20

The Syriac Alphabet for Children (Hardback)

ISBN: 1-59333-113-4
This booklet presents the Syriac alphabet according to the West Syriac script, known also as Serto. With twenty-two illustrations, it is a great introduction to the alphabet for children, parents, and students of Syriac.
$24.60

The Syriac Alphabet for Children (Paperback)

ISBN: 1-59333-112-6
This booklet presents the Syriac alphabet according to the West Syriac script, known also as Serto. With twenty-two illustrations, it is a great introduction to the alphabet for children, parents, and students of Syriac. Paperback version
$12.60

Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Studies (Volume 5)

Edited by George Anton Kiraz
ISBN: 978-1-59333-814-5
Widely regarded as a premier journal dedicated to the study of Syriac, Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Studies was established in 1998 as a venue devoted exclusively to the discipline. An organ of Beth Mardutho, the Syriac Institute, the journal appears semi-annually and will be printed in annual editions. A peer-reviewed journal, Hugoye is a respected academic source for up-to-date information about the state of Syriac studies and for discovering what is going on in the field. Contributors include some of the most respected names in the world of Syriac today. This is Volume 5 of the journal from 2002.
$61.20