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Catholic Catechism in Urmia Aramaic

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 672
ISBN: 978-1-61719-622-5
This catechism in the Aramaic dialect of Urmia, originally published at the Lazarist Press there, provides questions and answers regarding the Catholic faith in that language.
$36.40

Reading Book for Urmia Aramaic

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 671
ISBN: 978-1-61719-621-8
This reading or practice book for this Aramaic dialect was originally published at the Catholic Press of Urmia. It progresses from simple letter forms on to words, phrases, sentences, and then short narratives.
$31.50

Population History of the Middle East and the Balkans

ISBN: 978-1-61719-105-3
Population History of the Middle East and the Balkans collects together the work of Justin McCarthy on Ottoman demographics in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
$114.10

The Good Shepherd

ISBN: 978-1-60724-164-5
This small book is the fourth volume in the ‘Allah Ma‘na’ (God With Us) series, created by the Syrian Orthodox community of Aleppo for use in Christian schools, Sunday schools, and Church educational programs. This particular volume focuses on the theme of Christ as the Good Shepherd. Stories includie: Christ’s preaching in Nazareth, the parable of the Good Samaritan, the parable of the Lost Sheep, the Feeding of the Five Thousand, Jesus as the Gate, and Jesus as the Good Shepherd.
$77.00

Blessed Hope

ISBN: 978-1-60724-163-8
This small book is the second volume in the ‘Allah Ma‘na’ (God With Us) series, created by the Syrian Orthodox community of Aleppo for use in Christian schools, Sunday schools, and Church educational programs. The series aims to introduce and teach children about the life of Christ. This particular volume seeks to highlight the role of hope in the life of the Christian, taking Paul’s words in Romans 8:24 as its jumping-off point.
$77.00

Emmanuel

ISBN: 978-1-60724-159-1
This small book is the first volume in the ‘Allah Ma‘na’ (God With Us) series, created by the Syrian Orthodox community of Aleppo for use in Christian schools, Sunday schools, and Church educational programs. The series aims to introduce and teach children about the life of Christ. This particular text focuses on the role of the Virgin Mary in the life of Christ and is intended for use both at school with a teacher and at home with parents.
$79.10

Lamb of God

ISBN: 978-1-60724-158-4
This small book is part of the ‘Allah Ma‘na’ (God With Us) series, created by the Syrian Orthodox community of Aleppo for use in Christian schools, Sunday schools, and Church educational programs. This volume presents students with actual scriptural passages from a number of the most important passages in the Gospels, including: the Annunciation, the Prologue of John, the Baptism of Christ, the Temptation, the confession of Peter, the Crucifixion, and the Resurrection.
$77.00

The Life of Jesus

ISBN: 978-1-60724-157-7
This small book is part of the ‘Allah Ma‘na’ (God With Us) series, created by the Syrian Orthodox community of Aleppo for use in Christian schools, Sunday schools, and Church educational programs. This particular volume is intended for use by third-graders and is meant to introduce them to the basic outlines of the life of Christ—covering all the major events from the Annunciation to Pentecost—in language they can understand.
$77.00

My Baby Brother Lucian

ISBN: 978-1-61719-081-0
My Baby Brother Lucian is a biography of a baby that is born into a Syriac family as told by his 9-year-old sister. It provides a glimpse of the exciting changes an elder sister faces in the first year of a new baby's life: From what to name the baby, to how the family prepares for a baptism in the Syriac Orthodox tradition, and finally to the one-year birthday party. This book is a simple yet elegant description of the milestones of an infant in his first year of life.
$12.60

The Assyrians in Australian Archives

Documents from the National Archives of Australia and Australian War Memorial, 1914–1947
Series: Gorgias Handbooks 17
ISBN: 978-1-60724-993-1
The small Assyrian community proved to be loyal, dedicated and hard-working citizens of Australia during the years 1914–1947. For the first time the Assyrian issue will be seen through the eyes of Australian official documents and it is hoped that this monograph will raise awareness of these people within Australia and abroad.
$147.00

Vier geistliche Gedichte in syrischer und neusyrischer Sprache

aus den Berliner Handschriften Sachau 188 und 223 übersetzt und mit Einleitung versehen
Translation and Introduction by Bernhard Vandenhoff
Series: Analecta Gorgiana 432
ISBN: 978-1-60724-738-8
Bernhard Vandenhoff publishes here a German translation of three Neo-Aramaic poems and one Syriac poem. In the introduction to these translations, Vanderhoff discusses the dialects and provides an overview of the content of the poems.
$31.50

The Neo-Aramaic Dialect of Bohtan

ISBN: 978-1-60724-133-1
This volume describes the Neo-Aramaic dialect spoken by descendants of Christian villagers from a district in Southeast Turkey, now largely resident in Russia. This volume is based on fieldwork carried out by the author in Russia, Georgia, and the United States. The volume contains a historical introduction, a grammatical description, transcribed and translated texts, and a glossary with etymological notes.
$112.00

Geschichte der spät- und neusyrischen Literatur

ISBN: 978-1-59333-219-8
More than a literary survey, this introduction to the history of late and Neo-Syriac (Neo-Aramaic) covers the works of the past several centuries. Macuch begins with the post-Mongolian period to the end of the 18th century. For the 19th century, Macuch considers the situation of the Assyrians in this period, including the American, Anglican, and Russian Orthodox missionary enterprises in Urmia, noting the writers of the foreign missions. For the twentieth century he includes literature from the period of the wars up to the 1970s. Various East-Syriac and West-Syriac authors of the Chaldean and Church of the East, and Syrian Orthodox and Maronite traditions, as well as the Syrian literature of Malabar in southern India are also considered.
$149.80

The Jewish Neo-Aramaic Dialect of Sanandaj

ISBN: 978-1-60724-134-8
This volume presents a description of the Neo-Aramaic dialect that was spoken by the Jews of Sanandaj in western Iran, but which is now virtually extinct. The material for the volume was gathered firsthand in fieldwork conducted with the last remaining speakers in Israel. The volume consists of a detailed grammatical description, a corpus of transcribed texts, including folktales, historical accounts and portrayals of customs, and an extensive glossary.
$170.10

Grammatik der neusyrische Sprache

am Urmia-See und in Kurdistan
ISBN: 978-1-59333-835-0
This work of Theodor Nöldeke is an extremely rare find. Its scarcity should not be taken as a reflection on its authority or usefulness, however. In this original 1868 edition, Nöldeke lays out the basics of Neo-Syrian as it was used in Kurdistan and the area of Uremia. This valuable study, essentially unique to this day in its coverage of underrepresented language studies, provides a substantial, German introduction to the dialects described, followed by a thorough study of the languages themselves, also in German.
$137.20

Les Dialectes Néo-Araméens de Salamas

Textes sur l’état actuel de la Perse et contes populaires
ISBN: 978-1-59333-787-2
This specialized study by renowned linguist Rubens Duval brings together several grammatical studies between its covers. For the most part this intriguing volume is an exploration of the dialects of Neo-Aramaic of Salmas in the area of Azerbaijan and northwest Iran. Duval transcribed in handwritten, Roman characters, the aural information he received in the region from Syrian Christians and Jews. These are translated into French, making access to the linguistic information available to non-Semitic specialists. Duval concludes the book with an article on Syriac inscriptions of Salmas. This book is very rare in the used book market.
$115.50

Suryoye l-Suryoye

Ausgewählte Beiträge zur aramäischen Sprache, Geschichte und Kultur
Edited by Shabo Talay
ISBN: 978-1-59333-667-7
The present volume contains a collection of papers on different aspects of Aramaic linguistics, history and culture. These diverse papers are specifically intended for an informed Aramaic readership interested in raising awareness of their own culture. A fresh range of topics is therefore presented in this flagship volume of the series, offering a renewed vision of Aramaic and Syriac studies even for the specialists in the field.
$99.40

The Jewish Neo-Aramaic Dialect of Urmi

ISBN: 978-1-59333-425-3
This volume presents a description of the Neo-Aramaic dialect that was spoken by the Jews of Urmi in north-western Iran but which is now virtually extinct. The material for the volume was gathered firsthand in fieldwork conducted with the last remaining speakers in Israel. The volume consists of a detailed grammatical description, a corpus of transcribed texts, including folktales, historical accounts and portrayals of customs, and an extensive glossary.
$168.70

Lishan Didan, Targum Didan

Translation Language in a Neo-Aramaic Targum Tradition
ISBN: 978-1-59333-426-0
This study examines the language and translation technique used in a modern “targum” of the Bible. The targum – referred to as “Manuscript Barzani” – is a written preservation of a tradition of Jewish Neo-Aramaic Bible translation, originally transmitted in oral form among the religious leaders of a community in Iraqi Kurdistan. It represents a literary form of the Neo-Aramaic spoken by the Jews of the Rewanduz/Arbel region. Within their community, the targum was used in the schools to teach the language and text of the Hebrew Bible to the young men.
$114.80

Neo-Aramaic Dialect Studies

Proceedings of a Workshop on Neo-Aramaic held in Cambridge 2005
ISBN: 978-1-59333-423-9
This volume contains a collection of papers presented at the workshop on various aspects of the grammar of Neo-Aramaic, with special attention to the North Eastern Neo-Aramaic dialect group. The papers include descriptions of several hitherto undescribed dialects together with sample texts and also studies of various aspects of phonology, morphology and syntax of the dialects.
$95.20

Assyrians in Yonkers

Reminiscences of a Community
ISBN: 978-1-59333-745-2
This book is Dr. Ameer’s reflection on growing up within the small community of Assyrian Christians in Yonkers, New York. He uses the year 1946 as an orientation for his discussion of that ethnic community, city, and time in history. The book enables readers to reflect on those aspects of community critical to civic support and on the process of successful assimilation in mid-twentieth century America. The author describes the experience of living in an ethnically, religiously, and racially diverse society. This will be of particular interest to people concerned with sustaining the idea of community in American life.
$67.20

Chaldean Christian Doctrine in the Urmia Dialect

Doctrina Christiana
ISBN: 978-1-59333-420-8
Paul Bedjan produced this catechism to advance the knowledge of Catholicism among Aramaic-speaking Christians of the Middle East. The book is written in Modern Aramaic, in the dialect of Urmia. The book is of interest not only for pedagogical purposes among the Aramaic speakers, but also will give the Neo-Aramaic scholar a literary text from the late nineteenth century.
$86.10

Massacres, Resistance, Protectors: Muslim-Christian Relations in Eastern Anatolia during World War I

ISBN: 1-59333-301-3
This is a pioneering historical investigation of the Assyrian, Chaldean, and Syrian Christian minorities during World War I, who suffered the same fate as the Armenians. Ethnic cleansing and large-scale massacres occurred throughout northern Mesopotamia and parts of Ottoman-occupied Iran. Based on primary sources from official archives, as well as hitherto unused manuscript sources and oral histories published here for the first time, this book attempts to give a full picture of the events of 1915. The book concentrates on the Assyrians of Urmia and Hakkari and on the Syrians of Diyarbekir province, particularly in Tur Abdin.
$114.80

The Tragedy of the Assyrians

ISBN: 1-59333-413-3
The Tragedy of the Assyrians depicts the massacres that befell the Assyrians in Iraq in 1933, following their uprooting from their homelands during World War I.
$97.30

History of the Syrian Nation and the Old Evangelical-Apostolic Church of the East

New Introduction by David Malick
ISBN: 1-59333-408-7
This book is the first account written in English on the history of the Church of the East by one of its own adherents. The basis of the book is a history that was written in Assyrian (Neo-Aramaic) by Shamasha George David Malech (1837-1909).
$141.40