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Catalogue of the Turkish Manuscripts in the British Museum

ISBN: 978-1-59333-932-6
This volume records and describes the 483 Turkish manuscripts in the British Museum at the time of the author. Most of the manuscripts are in Western Turkish, and a few in Eastern. The material is helpfully categorized according to the area of particular concern to the manuscript. Various aspects of Islamic religious practice are covered by several manuscripts. Other general areas represented are history, sciences, the arts, philology, and poetry. The Eastern Turkish materials are given their own section. Each manuscript is meticulously described, and the volume contains useful indices of titles, personal names, and subjects. A must have for any Turkologist, this historic catalogue is once again available.
$121.80

An Old Pahlavi-Pazand Glossary

Edited with an Alphabetical Index
ISBN: 978-1-59333-995-1
Originally compiled by Destur Hoshangji Jamaspji Asa, this historic dictionary was revised and enlarged by Martin Haug. This edition of the glossary represents the first time that the Pahlavî-Pâzand, or Saanian Farhang, was published in its ancient form and arrangement. The dictionary is of an Aramaic translation into Middle Persian, in Pahlavi script. A substantial introductory essay on Pahlavi begins the work; entries are translated into English, occasionally reaching substantial essays. A truly historic attempt to document a language far removed from many European and new world scholars, Haug has produced an indispensable historic dictionary.
$191.00

Dix Anciens Traités de Philologie Arabe

ISBN: 978-1-59333-671-4
More of a grammatical tool than an actual grammar, this Arabic publication of ten ancient treatises on Arabic philology is a useful tool for the student of Arabic who already knows the basics of the language. Each piece begins with a description of the manuscript and what is known of the author and is accompanied by footnotes and an index.
$129.00

A Grammar of the Malayalam Language

ISBN: 978-1-59333-997-5
Based on years of personal experience in India, Joseph Peet’s grammar of Malayalam was the first attempt by a western scholar to document the language. Set out like a classical grammar of the period, Peet begins with an introduction to the language and the orthography. The parts of speech are each treated, followed by an account of the syntax. One of the official languages of India, Malayalam is spoken by about 37 million individuals, mostly in the state of Kerala in the southern part of the nation. For the historian interested in the history of the study of Malayalam, this grammar is a special find.
$133.00

Dictionary of Sects, Heresies, Ecclesiastical Parties, and Schools of Religious Thought

ISBN: 978-1-59333-796-4
In an attempt to organize the swiftly-growing diversity in Christianity during the nineteenth century, the author compiled a learned compendium of the known religious groups of his day. A unique glimpse into the history of early-modern religious thought, this reference work includes extensive articles on the various collections of believers both Christian and non-Christian. Blunt, in a move that presaged the more comprehensive modern studies of the phenomenon of religious diversification, included exotic religions that were beginning to be taken seriously during his century.
$170.80

Gesenius' Hebrew Grammar and Davidson's Hebrew Syntax

ISBN: 978-1-59333-727-8
A winning combination of two historical grammars, this volume includes both Kautzsch’s edition of Gesenius’ Hebrew Grammar and Davidson’s Hebrew Syntax. Together these classic Hebrew resources will be of interest to serious students of Hebrew grammar and those interested in the history of grammatical studies of the language.
$204.40

The Qatal//Yiqtol (Yiqtol//Qatal) Verbal Sequence in Semitic Couplets

A Case Study in Systemic Functional Grammar with Applications on the Hebrew Psalter and Ugaritic Poetry
ISBN: 978-1-59333-958-6
The book investigates the qatal//yiqtol (yiqtol//qatal) verbal sequence, previously known as ‘tense shifting’, as found in couplets of the Hebrew Psalter, attempting an innovatory explanation by means of M.A.K. Halliday’s Systemic Theory. This study argues that qatal and yiqtol verbal forms, when part of the qatal//yiqtol verbal sequence in Psalms' poetic couplets, can be used primarily for aesthetic reasons, with no individual reference to time or aspect. Arguably, the Systemic Functional Grammar analysis of lexicogrammar can provide a comprehensive interpretation of form and function and an integrated approach to phonetics, morphology and syntax.
$158.20

Gesenius' Hebrew Grammar and The Influence of Gesenius

as Edited and Enlarged by the late E. Kautzsch
ISBN: 978-1-59333-623-3
Gesenius’ Hebrew Grammar is an essential reference tool for any student of classical Hebrew. Apart from the thorough explanation given to each aspect of grammar and syntax, this volume contains an exhaustive scriptural index which leads the user directly to passages that stand as examples of difficult constructions. A full paradigm of the Hebrew verb is also included.
$260.00

Chaldean-Arabic Dictionary

Introduction by George A. Kiraz
ISBN: 978-1-59333-552-6
A historical dictionary translating Syriac into Arabic, this handy volume brings together the language of the author’s Chaldean Church and the Arabic of his contemporary culture. This scarce volume, now available in the west, is sure to be of considerable interest to scholars of Syriac and Arabic alike.
$298.00

Catalogue of All Works Known to Exist in the Armenian Language

Up to the Seventeenth Century
Series: Analecta Gorgiana 54
ISBN: 978-1-59333-869-5
This work provides a summary, short author biography, and reference to editions or translations of all the works of Armenian provenance known to the author. It concludes with works of Greek Church Fathers and secular literature preserved in Armenian.
$63.00

Linguistic Tips for Latino Learners and Teachers of English

ISBN: 978-1-59333-690-5
This book is written for both Latino (Hispanic) learners and teachers of English as a second language. The book is innovative in helping Latino learners and teachers overcome chronic and difficult barriers, such as the cases relevant to certain vowels, consonants and the overall rhythm of English. The methodology and techniques used to teach the two-vowel systems of English and Spanish is rarely encountered in modern linguistic literature.
$133.00

Introduction to Semitic Comparative Linguistics

ISBN: 978-1-59333-196-2
Although it is a discipline with a venerable heritage, comparative Semitic linguistics has long suffered from the difficulty of finding an introduction that does not already require a specialists’ knowledge of the field. The primary languages Gray selected were Hebrew, the language most Semitic readers begin with, and Arabic, the most widely known Semitic language. The result is this user-friendly introduction.
$124.00

Codex Amiatinus of the Latin Vulgate Bible and Its Birthplace

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 20
ISBN: 1-59333-498-2
White takes the reader through a historical puzzle revolving around the date of the Vulgate manuscript Codex Amiatinus. He demonstrates that the manuscript falls in the eighth century and traces its origins to Italy.
$30.80

Introduction to the Grammar of Hebrew Poetry in Byzantine Palestine

ISBN: 1-59333-348-X
This book investigates the interaction between grammatical norms and poetic technique on the basis of a corpus selected from the oeuvre of the payyetan Eleazar be-rabbi Qillir. As a basis for this investigation, a descriptive/comparative analysis of the Qillirian dialect is offered. The first portion of the work is a grammar devoted mainly to morphology and syntax. The second portion of the work is an investigation of the poetic norms, as well as rhetorical techniques employed by Qillir, together with an assessment of their impact on the grammar. The overall aim of the project is to design an analytical framework within which a self-conscious poetic dialect might be investigated.
$221.00

Foundations for Syriac Lexicography I

Colloquia of the International Syriac Language Project
ISBN: 1-59333-138-X
This volume is the first in a series of collected essays that addresses issues of Syriac linguistics as they relate to a contemporary approach to lexicography. The international team of authors invited to participate represents a wide range of disciplines and opens new horizons in lexical thinking. Special emphasis is placed on the role that technology has, does, and will play in the evolving field of lexicography.
$145.00

Samuel David Luzzatto: Prolegomena to a Grammar of the Hebrew Language

ISBN: 1-59333-334-X
Translated for the first time, with annotations and useful additions, this long under-appreciated work of S. D. Luzzatto is now available to modern scholars. A history of both Hebrew and Hebrew scholarship, it is replete with valuable information and insight.
$148.00

Grammar of the Aramaic Syriac Language

ISBN: 1-59333-031-6
One of the most detailed and accessible grammars of the Syriac language written in Arabic, covering both morphology and syntax.
$205.00

Techniques of Teaching Comparative Pronunciation in Arabic and English

ISBN: 1-59333-272-6
The book is designed for Arabic-speaking students of English and English-speaking students of Arabic. It is based on a cognitive approach to teaching pronunciation. As a general demonstration of the approach, the book highlights techniques for teaching some of the most challenging sounds and sound phenomena in both Arabic and English.
$131.00

Techniques of Teaching Comparative Pronunciation in Arabic and English

ISBN: 1-59333-173-8
The book is designed for Arabic-speaking students of English and English-speaking students of Arabic. It is based on a cognitive approach to teaching pronunciation. As a general demonstration of the approach, the book highlights techniques for teaching some of the most challenging sounds and sound phenomena in both Arabic and English.
$77.00

Syntax of the Hebrew Language of the Old Testament

ISBN: 1-59333-137-1
This two-volume set is still a standard reference used today on the subject. It is one of the most detailed studies on OT Hebrew syntax.
$116.20

Leshono Suryoyo: First Studies in Syriac

Series: Gorgias Handbooks 2
ISBN: 1-59333-190-8
John Healey’s, Leshono Suryoyo, is an introductory grammar for those wishing to learn to read Classical Syriac, one of the major literary dialects of Aramaic and the language of one of the main groups of Middle Eastern churches, including the Syrian Orthodox Church, the Church of the East, and the Chaldaean Church. From the first centuries of the Christian era, Syriac was used by the main theological and historical writers of this tradition (Ephrem the Syrian, Philoxenus of Mabbogh, Thomas of Marga, and Barhebraeus). It also continues to be used in worship.
$48.00

Grammar of Modern Syriac Language as Spoken in Urmia, Persia, and Kurdistan

ISBN: 1-59333-124-X
A detailed grammar, with extensive vocabulary, of the Neo-Aramaic dialect as spoken in Urmia, by a missionary of the American Board in Persia.
$132.00

The Diacritical Point and the Accents in Syriac

ISBN: 1-59333-125-8
The only detailed study of the diacritical and vocalization system of Syriac. Segal examines the history and usage of the diacritical point, from before the seventh century, up to the thirteenth century, taking into account both the East and West Syriac traditions.
$132.00

A Treatise on Syriac Grammar by Mar Elia of Soba

ISBN: 1-59333-019-7
One of the main sources from which the famous Bar Hebraeus might have drawn his knowledge of Syriac grammar to write his semhe. This book is not only important for the history of Syriac grammars, but can be used to learn grammar itself.
$129.00

Dictionary of the Dialects of Vernacular Syriac

ISBN: 1-59333-017-0
The main Neo-Aramaic-English dictionary for the dialects spoken by the "Eastern Syrians [Assyrians & Chaldeans]", including illustrations from the dialects of the Jews of Zakhu and Azerbaijan, and of the Western Syrians of Tur Abdin and Ma'lula.
$172.00