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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.
$180.00

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.
$34.00

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.
$34.00

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.
$35.00

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.
$171.00

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.
$194.00

Arabic Palaeography

A Collection of Arabic texts from the First Century of the Hidjra till the Year 1000
Edited by Bernhard Moritz
ISBN: 978-1-61719-005-6
This splendid collection from the Khedivial Library contains Arabic calligraphy produced from the first century until AH 1240 (AD 1825).
$205.00

The Syntax of Neo-Aramaic: The Jewish Dialect of Zakho

ISBN: 978-1-60724-048-8
This monograph provides an extensive syntactic description of the rather well-known but not previously described Jewish Neo-Aramaic dialect of Zakho. The description covers both microsyntax, namely, syntactic relationships within the confines of the sentence: the predicative link, the attributive and completive relationships, and apposition.
$203.00

Mastery in Inflecting the Language of the Syrians

ISBN: 978-1-61719-164-0
Maronite bishop Yusuf Daryan’s (d. 1920) detailed and lengthy work covers Syriac orthography and morphology, discussed with numerous vocalized examples, which are also generally translated into Arabic.
$220.00

Syriac Grammar and Poetry

ISBN: 978-1-61719-167-1
This detailed grammar of Syriac by the Maronite George Al-Ruzzi (Risius), written in Arabic, covers poetic meters in addition to the customary grammatical subjects.
$208.00

Syriac into Armenian

The Translations and their Translators
Series: Analecta Gorgiana 1091
ISBN: 978-1-4632-0139-5
This article describes the historical development of Armenian translations of Syriac literature from the 5th century, Intervening- and Clinician Periods. Significant works and figures are highlighted.
$36.00

De la métrique chez les Syriens

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 686
ISBN: 978-1-61719-637-9
In this lengthy essay on the subject of Syriac meter, Martin begins by reviewing the previous scholarship on the subject and then edits the section on meter from Jacob bar Shakko’s Book of Dialogues, with annotated French translation.
$47.00

Neusyrisches Lesebuch

Texte im Dialecte von Urmia gesammelt, übersetzt und erklärt
Edited and Translated by Adalbert Merx
Series: Analecta Gorgiana 633
ISBN: 978-1-61719-582-2
This collection of texts in the Neo-Aramaic dialect of Urmia, with parallel German translation and vocabulary notes, includes stories, material on baptism, a wedding, Araq and wine, history of the region, and several letters or parts thereof.
$47.00

Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Lexicon to the Old Testament Scriptures

By Wilhelm Gesenius; Translation and Introduction by Samuel Prideaux Tregelles
ISBN: 978-1-61143-312-8
This work is a revised and expanded English translation of Wilhelm Gesenius' classic Hebrew dictionary.
$312.00

Ural Altaic Studies

ISBN: 978-1-4632-0168-5
The journal "Ural-Altaic studies" is concerned with linguistic matters, connected with the Uralic and Altaic languages. It is bilingual; all papers are published in both Russian and English.
$64.00

Journal of Language Relationship

Volume 7
ISBN: 978-1-4632-0178-4
The Journal of Language Relationship is an international periodical publication devoted to the issues of comparative linguistics and the history of the human language. The Journal contains articles written in English and Russian, as well as scientific reviews, discussions and reports from international linguistic conferences and seminars.
$72.00

Inscriptions Syriaques de Salamas, en Perse

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 1042
ISBN: 978-1-4632-0090-9
This publication presents the transcription and translation of eight Syriac inscriptions from the Persian region of Salamas found in ancient cemeteries and church buildings. The inscriptions are accompanied by brief commentary and helpful introduction.
$36.00

Index of Notable Persons in the Syriac Tradition within Select Arabic Sources

An Adaptation of G. Kiraz’s Catalogue at the Beth Mardutho Research Library
Compiled by Emilee Walker Cornetta; Foreword by George Anton Kiraz
Series: Gorgias Handbooks 24
ISBN: 978-1-4632-0162-3
This volume contains the contents of George Kiraz’s catalogue of over 1300 people and places related to the Syriac tradition, expanded to include Latin names and citations as well as references to the Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage.
$106.00

Modern Assyrian Language Grammar

for Intermediate Classes
ISBN: 978-1-61143-344-9
Nemrod Simono’s intermediate grammar for Modern Assyrian that serves as a follow up to his beginner’s grammar. The volume includes exercises for self-guided study.
$153.00

An Outline of Middle Voice in Syriac

Evidences of a Linguistic Category
ISBN: 978-1-4632-0145-6
This study presents a modern linguistic approach to the function of the Syriac et-verbal prefix. Based on a detailed analysis of a number of early Syriac texts, it proposes a unified account of the different values traditionally attributed to the Syriac et- stems. Farina views the data within a typologically comparative framework derived from a cross-linguistic study of middle conjugations.
$132.00

The Semitic Alphabets

ISBN: 978-1-61143-681-5
Isaac Taylor (1829-1901) is best known for his archaeological and philological works, especially his detailed study of the alphabets published in 1883. This book on the Semitic alphabets comprises the first volume of Taylor’s 1883 study. Taylor begins with a discussion on the invention of writing and the origin of the alphabet, then gives a discussion of three alphabetic families, what he calls the Phoenician alphabet, the Aramean alphabets (covering Palmyra, Hebrew, Syriac, Mongolian, and Arabic), and the south Semitic alphabets (covering Sabean and Ethiopic).
$176.00

The Principles of Syriac Grammar

Translated and Abridged from the Work of Dr. Hoffmann
ISBN: 978-1-61719-245-6
Cowper, having reasoned that English students of Syriac deserve an affordable and complete, yet not too cumbersome and detailed, guide to the language, here offers an abridged and edited English version of Hoffmann’s grammar, originally published in Latin in 1827.
$135.00

Institutiones Fundamentales Linguae Aramaicae seu Dialectorum Chaldaicae ac Syriacae

In usum juventutis academicae
ISBN: 978-1-61719-243-2
This brief Syriac grammar for students, along with a prolegomena showing how Syriac fits in among other Aramaic dialects, includes the standard grammatical items. The paradigms are unique for including Jewish Aramaic forms side by side with the Syriac.
$167.00

Étude sur les emprunts syriaques dans les parlers arabes du Liban

ISBN: 978-1-61719-203-6
The present work, Michel Feghali’s doctoral dissertation, is the first large scale investigation of the survival of Syriac linguistic features in Arabic dialects; he examines in particular, the Lebanese dialects.
$117.00

Der Strophenbau in den Gedichten Ephraems des Syrers

Mit einem Anhange über den Zusammenhang zwischen syrischer und byzantinischer Hymnenform
ISBN: 978-1-61719-175-6
This volume studies the strophic patterns used by Ephrem the Syrian, which the author divides into five types. An appendix deals with possible relationships between Byzantine (esp. Romanos) and Syriac poetic forms.
$150.00