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Festgruss an Rudolf von Roth

zum Doktor-Jubiläum 24 August 1893
ISBN: 978-1-61143-686-0
Rudolf von Roth (1821-1895) was a prominent German philologist. In this Festgruss, forty four of his colleagues and students presented him papers on various topics on the occasion of his Doctor-Jubiläum. They included luminaries like Theodor Nöldeke, William D. Whitney, Edward V. Arnold, and others. The topics discussed are mostly philological covering a wide range of eastern languages, both Semitic and Indic.

Language Death, Swan Song, Revival or New Arrival?

ISBN: 978-1-61143-389-0
A study of the Judeo-Spanish (Ladino) language traditionally spoken by Turkey’s Jews and how its role has changed in the modern context

Beiträge zur äthiopischen Grammatik und Etymologie

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 120
ISBN: 978-1-60724-055-6
A renowned linguist, Franz Praetorius explored several ancient languages in his career. This work concerns his observations of the grammar and various etymologies of Ethiopic. He accomplishes this by discussing 57 lexemes worthy of note and also considering nominal forms with prefixed t and the imperfect preformative with a. These acute observations by a scholar with such finesse are not easily ignored.

Grammar of the Syriac Language

al-lugha al-suryāniyya
ISBN: 978-1-61719-454-2
This is a thorough academic tutorial of the Syriac language beginning with its history and ending with the learning of the language itself.

Anthologie grammaticale arabe

Morceaux choisis de divers Grammariens et Scholiates arabes
Translated and Annotated by A. I. Silvestre de Sacy
ISBN: 978-1-61719-751-2
An anthology of Arab writings on language and grammar, in the original Arabic with French translation and notes.

A Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament

Being Grimm's Wilke's Clavis Novi Testamenti. Corrected Edition
By Carl Ludwig Willibald Grimm; Edited and Translated by Joseph Henry Thayer
ISBN: 978-1-61719-677-5
This revised and expanded translation of Grimm's New Testament dictionary lists the appearances of each word in the New Testament.

Das babylonische Nimrodepos

Edited by Paul Haupt
ISBN: 978-1-61719-335-4
This volume features the tablets of the Akkadian text of Gilgamesh, reproduced as a cuneiform text with German captions.

Assyrische Lesestücke

mit den Elementen der Grammatik und vollständige Glossar Einführung in die assyrische unde semitisch-babylonische Keilschriftliteratur für akademisches Gebrauch und Selbstunterricht
ISBN: 978-1-61719-334-7
The classic introduction to Akkadian, for classes and self-study. It includes an extensive selection of readings, with grammar and cuneiform dictionary.

Babylonisch-Assyrisches Glossar

By Carl Bezold; In Collaboration With Adele Bezold; Edited by Albrecht Götze
ISBN: 978-1-61719-653-9
An Akkadian-German dictionary, with index detailed enough to serve as a German-Akkadian dictionary.

Tangible Proofs of the Exchange between Syriac and Arabic

al-barāhīn al-ḥisiyya `alā taqāruḍ al-suryāniyya wal-`arabiyya
ISBN: 978-1-61719-469-6
In this linguistics book, Ignatius Yacoub III documents the relationship between the Syriac and Arabic languages; postulating that both are intrinsic to the study of the other.

Aramaic Languages and their Study

āl-lugha āl-ārāmiyya wa-ādābuhā
By Jean-Baptiste Chabot; Translated by Anton Lawrence; Introduction by Murad Fuat Jaqqi
ISBN: 978-1-61719-459-7
An Overview of the compilation and history of the Aramaic Language from various dialects.

Nonnenspiegel und Mönchenspiegel

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 606
ISBN: 978-1-61719-438-2
Poems of advice to monks and nuns from one of the first monks to write, in the late fourth century.

Syriac Grammar

With Bibliography, Chrestomathy, and Glossary
By Eberhard Nestle; Translated by R. S. Kennedy
ISBN: 978-1-61719-182-4
Grammar of Syriac, prepared by the celebrated editor of the New Testament, with bibliography of nineteenth-century works on Syriac, three Syriac texts, and glossary.

Übersicht über die im Aramäischen, Arabischen und Hebräischen übliche Bildung der Nomina

nebst Register und Nachträgen
ISBN: 978-1-61719-030-8
Scientific and comparative study of noun derivation in Arabic, Hebrew, and Aramaic.

Relative Clauses in Gagayz Syntax

ISBN: 978-1-61719-084-1
This books is a study of relative clause constructs in Gagauz, a Turkic language spoken in the former Soviet republic of Moldova.

The Modern Pronunciation of Coptic in the Mass

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 724
ISBN: 978-1-61143-018-9
The name Copt is restricted to the sect which has formed the national Christian Church of Egypt. This article is an attempt to illustrate the main characteristics of the church Coptic as it is uttered in Egypt today.

On Lepsius's Standard Alphabet

A Letter of Explanations from Prof. Lepsius
Series: Analecta Gorgiana 774
ISBN: 978-1-61143-152-0
Professor Lepsius’ goal in this article is to analyze the comments made in the article William Whitney wrote on his “Standard Alphabet” in 1861.

Notes on Recent Theories of the Origin of the Alphabet

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 768
ISBN: 978-1-61143-146-9
The author’s intent is to continue a search about the origins of the Phoenician alphabet and whether it has a connection to old Babylonian and Egyptian. Up until this point, no satisfactory connection has been made to the Babylonian syllabaries.

The Unilingual Inscriptions K. 138 and K. 3232

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 767
ISBN: 978-1-61143-145-2
Three inscriptions are laid out, which directly relate to the Assyrian ceremony of the scapegoat. Many of the rites discusses in these inscriptions relate to those of the Israelites. Translations and commentaries are given of all three inscriptions.

The Hittite Language

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 723
ISBN: 978-1-61143-017-2
Friedrich Hrozny believes that Hittite is an Indo-European language. On face value, Hrzony makes a strong case. However, Maurice Bloomfield is not entirely convinced by Hrozny’s evidence that Hittite belongs to this etymological group.

Possible Non-Indo-European Elements in 'Hittite'

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 719
ISBN: 978-1-61143-013-4
Prince believes that Hittite shows marked non-Aryan peculiarities. He attempts to examine some important points in the morphology of Hittite in order to determine whether or not some of the most salient forms are of non-Aryan, rather than Indo-European.

Certain Parallel Developments in Pali and New Persian Phonology

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 718
ISBN: 978-1-61143-012-7
Pali and New Persian are without influence on one another, yet they show a striking similarity in their development. All coincidences between the two languages are due to the operation of the laws of development which govern the Indo-Iranian languages.

Initial Syriac Reading Book

Syllabaire chaldéen
Series: Analecta Gorgiana 674
ISBN: 978-1-61719-624-9
This small practice book for learning to read Syriac went through several printings at the Dominican Press in Mosul. It guides the reader through letter forms into words and then some practice reading passages.

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.

Syriac Noun and Verb Paradigms in the Eastern Pronunciation (Chaldean)

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 670
ISBN: 978-1-61719-620-1
This handbook for grammatical forms in Syriac provides students and scholars with a quick reference for the various forms of nouns, pronouns, and verbs, and also offers a simple way to learn Syriac grammatical terminology.