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Non-Native Borrowings into the Lebanese Syrian Dialect

gharā'ib al-lahja al-lubnāniyya al-sūriyya
ISBN: 978-1-61719-463-4
In comparing the formal Arabic language with colloquial Lebanese Syrian Arabic, Raphael Nakhla Al-Yasou`y finds a large list of foreign words that have unknowingly worked their way into the local dialect.
$40.52

Grammar of Palestinian Jewish Aramaic

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 987
ISBN: 978-1-61143-928-1
A handy grammar of the Aramaic of the Targum, the Talmud, the Midrashim and the Aramaic passages of the New Testament, with notes on where the older dialect of Ezra and Daniel differs.
$27.07

The New Syriac Primer, 2nd Edition

Series: Gorgias Handbooks 9
ISBN: 978-1-59333-325-6
A truly useful introduction to the Syriac language is a rare find. This practical initiation to the study of this ancient language of the Christian church speaks with clarity and authority. A fruitful integration of scholarly introduction and practical application, this primer is more than a simple grammar or syntactic introduction to the language. Written in a style designed for beginners, Kiraz avoids technical language and strives for a reader-friendly inductive approach. Readings from actual Syriac texts allow the student to experience the language first hand and the basics of the grammar of the language are ably explained. The book comes with downloadable material so that readers may listen to all reading sentences and text passages in the book.
$48.00

Foundations for Syriac Lexicography V

Colloquia of the International Syriac Language Project
ISBN: 978-1-61719-027-8
The fifth published colloquia of the International Syriac Language Project (ISLP), presenting papers from an international team of authors working to develop contemporary, interdisciplinary approaches to linguistics and lexicography.
$99.06

Tishbites

Opusculum recens Hebraicum
By Elijah Levita; Translated by Paulus Fagius
ISBN: 978-1-61143-294-7
This work is a collection of 712 obscure Hebrew and Aramaic words from the Talmud and Mishnah, compiled by Renaissance scholar Paul Fagius.
$126.09

Les lectionnaires de l’ancienne liturgie de Jérusalem

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 1009
ISBN: 978-1-61143-998-4
An extract from Collectanea Christiana Orientalia (2005)
$18.64

Greek Indicative Verbs in the Christian Palestinian Aramaic Gospels

Translation Technique and the Aramaic Verbal System
ISBN: 978-1-61143-895-6
As virtually all Christian Palestinian Aramaic texts consist of translations, one cannot adequately discuss its verbal system without taking into account translation technique. The present study consists of a study of the translation of Greek Indicative verbs in the Christian Palestinian Aramaic Gospels and its implications for the understanding of the Christian Palestinian Aramaic verbal system.
$103.51

English Grammar Guide for Language Students

Especially students of Biblical Hebrew, New Testament Greek, Latin, and related modern languages
Series: Gorgias Handbooks 27
ISBN: 978-1-61143-864-2
Too many incoming students are fluent in English but unable to discuss the language grammatically. Introductory language courses and textbooks often assume a proficiency and familiarity with grammatical terms that is not possessed by the students. This guide delivers an understanding of English grammar starting from simple concepts and presupposing no background or vocabulary. This book is designed as a textbook and a reference for students beginning a New Testament Greek, Biblical Hebrew, Aramaic or Latin course.
$39.00

Perspectives on Hebrew Scriptures VIII

Comprising the Contents of Journal of Hebrew Scriptures, Vol. 11
Edited by Ehud Ben Zvi
ISBN: 978-1-4632-0220-0
This volume incorporates all the articles and reviews published in Volume 11 (2011) of the Journal of Hebrew Scriptures.
$166.69

Yezidi Texts

Edited with an Introduction by Isya Joseph
Series: Analecta Gorgiana 902
ISBN: 978-1-61143-496-5
This paper provides an Arabic text and English introduction on the holy works and literature of the Yezidi faith.
$21.45

A Comparative Dialectical Study of Genitive Constructions in Aramaic Translations of Exodus

ISBN: 978-1-61143-002-8
This book uses the multiple Aramaic translations of Exodus to reveal important similarities and differences between five Aramaic dialects in the use of genitive constructions: the Syriac Peshitta, Targum Onkelos, three corpora of the Palestinian Targum, the Samaritan Targum, and fragments of a Christian Palestinian Aramaic translation of Exodus.
$131.25

A Dictionary of the Targumim

The Talmud Babli and Yerushalmi and the Midrashic Literature
Compiled by Marcus Jastrow
ISBN: 978-1-61143-498-9
A splendid dictionary intended for the early Rabbinic commentaries and exegesis of the Hebrew Testament: the Gemara, the Mishnah, and the Talmud.
$283.57

Syriac Orthography (A Grammar of the Syriac Language, Volume 1)

ISBN: 978-1-4632-0183-8
This volume, the first in a comprehensive grammar of the Syriac language, is a thematic presentation of orthography in the Syriac grammatical tradition, bringing the study of Syriac writing closer to modern linguistic accounts of writing systems.
$72.00

Ancient Georgian Versions of the Old Testament

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 862
ISBN: 978-1-61143-411-8
This work is a description and analysis of a unique Old Testament codex in Georgian containing the first eight books of the Bible, the Prophets, and marginal commentary on both.
$19.23

Grammatica Hebraica

By Elijah Levita; Translated by Sebastian Münster
ISBN: 978-1-61143-295-4
Presented here is a complete Hebrew grammar compiled by the learned Venetian rabbi Elijah Levita.
$125.03

Untersuchungen zur Syntax des Afraates

I. Die Relativpartikel und der Relativsatz
Series: Analecta Gorgiana 646
ISBN: 978-1-61719-595-2
This grammatical study focuses on how the relative particle is used in the Demonstrations of fourth century Syriac author Aphrahat. A great number of examples from Aphrahat’s writings are included in both Syriac and in German translation.
$22.27

Die neu-aramaeischen Dialekte von Urmia bis Mosul

Texte und Übersetzung
Edited and Translated by Albert Socin
ISBN: 978-1-61719-177-0
This volume contains Neo-Aramaic texts, with German translation, from various regions between Urmia and Mosul, a collection of 27 narratives (including proverbs and songs) that offer a wealth of cultural information.
$106.08

Studies in the Historical Syntax of Aramaic

ISBN: 978-1-59333-645-5
Historical syntax has long been neglected in the study of the Semitic languages, although it holds great value for the subgrouping of this diverse language family. Focusing on the development of adverbial subordination, nominal modifiers and direct speech marking, as well as reviewing changes through language contact and drift, this book is the first step in the syntactic reconstruction of the Aramaic dialect group, the longest-attested branch of the Semitic language family.
$108.19

Literary Interactions between Syriac and Armenian

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 1094
ISBN: 978-1-4632-0142-5
Thomson surveyed Syriac literary influence on Armenian Christianity from the time of early missionary activity to the middle ages. Evidence suggests that Armenian Christians are greatly indebted to Syriac contributions on sainthood and theology, but less so for historical writing.
$18.06

The Shorter Syriac-Armenian Glossary in Ms. Yale Syriac 9

Part 1
Series: Analecta Gorgiana 1092
ISBN: 978-1-4632-0140-1
Takahashi and Weitenberg provide the history and linguistic analysis of Ms. Yale Syriac 9. Only three such Syriac-Armenian lexica are known to survive. The glossary is classified as the Western branch of Modern Armenian, attributed to Dialect Group 5.
$17.94

De l’alphabet sogdien

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 838
ISBN: 978-1-61143-309-8
This paper, reprinted from the Journal Asiatique, provides a handy introduction to the Sogdian alphabet used for Buddhist texts in Central Asia.
$18.41

The Bible Student's Guide to the More Correct Understanding of the Old Testament by Reference to the original Hebrew

By an Alphabetical Arrangement of every English Word in the Authorized Version, the Corresponding Hebrew may at once be Ascertained, with its Peculiar Signification and Construction
ISBN: ISBN Released
This work combines the purpose of a concordance and a Hebrew dictionary.
$112.20

Melamed leshon 'Ever

Nouvelle méthode pour apprendre la langue Hébraïque
ISBN: 978-1-61143-301-2
This work introduces a new method of learning Hebrew: through conversation.
$102.80

A Treatise on the Use of the Tenses in Hebrew

And Some Other Syntactical Questions
ISBN: 978-1-61143-286-2
This is an exhaustive work on the nature and force of the tenses in Hebrew, with a plenitude of examples, digressions and appendices on other topics.
$116.14