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On Lepsius's Standard Alphabet

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 519
ISBN: 978-1-61719-034-6
Professor Lepsiuis’ created the standard alphabet for reducing unwritten languages and foreign graphic systems to a uniform orthography in European letters. The validity and strength of this alphabet is tested by Whitney and the American Oriental Society.
$22.80

Le livre des splendeurs: La grande grammaire de Grégoire Barhebraeus

Texte syriaque édité d'après les manuscrits avec une introduction et des notes
Edited with an Introduction by Axel Moberg
ISBN: 978-1-60724-862-0
Moberg had already published a German translation of Barhebraeus’s longer Syriac grammar based on a critically established Syriac text and here presents that text in this volume, along with an introduction (in French) and two indices (Syriac and French).
$106.80

Traité de Grammaire Syriaque

ISBN: 978-1-60724-938-2
Duval’s thorough Syriac grammar takes its place beside Nöldeke’s “compendious” grammar as a standard resource for every student and scholar of Syriac.
$123.00

Stilmittel bei Afrahat dem persischen Weisen

ISBN: 978-1-60724-934-4
Drawing on the more progressed fields of Greek and Roman and Arabic rhetoric, Haefeli here presents Aphrahat’s style in terms of numerous stylistic categories. Naturally, the work is brimming with examples (in Syriac and German) from Aphrahat.
$82.80

Thesaurus Arabico-Syro-Latinus

Classified Vocabulary in Arabic, Syriac, and Latin
Compiled by Tommaso Obicini; Contribution by Marcus Bovelius Lucensis
ISBN: 978-1-60724-899-6
The Franciscan Tommaso Obicini (1585-1632) was an early pioneer of Oriental studies. This large volume of his is a classified vocabulary list in three languages: Arabic, Syriac, and Latin. A table of contents and index (in Latin) are included.
$121.20

Syrische Grammatik des Mar Elias von Tirhan

Edited and Translated by Friedrich Baethgen
ISBN: 978-1-60724-877-4
Baethgen produces here both the Syriac text and a German translation with notes, including remarks on Elias’s grammar in connection with Greek and Arabic grammatical traditions; the Syriac text includes textual notes.
$72.00

Opuscula Nestoriana

Four East Syriac Treatises
Edited with an Introduction by Georg Hoffmann
ISBN: 978-1-60724-866-8
This volume contains four East Syriac treatises: two dealing with words forms and lexicography, two dealing with the interpretation of difficult words in the Bible. The book will be of interest to students of Syriac grammar and biblical interpretation.
$80.40

Syrisch-arabische Glossen

Erster Band: Autographie einter Gothaische Handschrift enthaltend Bar Ali's Lexikon von Alif bis Mim
Edited with an Introduction by Georg Hoffmann
ISBN: 978-1-60724-784-5
The ninth-century Syriac-Arabic lexicon of Bar Ali stands with Bar Bahlul’s as a main witness to contemporary Syriac lexicography. Hoffmann presents the first half of the work—the second was edited by Gottheil—with a critical apparatus.
$108.60

Die Aramaismen im Alten Testament

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 194
ISBN: 978-1-60724-290-1
In this essential contribution to the study of Aramaisms in the Bible, noted linguist E. Kautzsch provides a thorough introduction to the subject. Since Aramaisms are not overly abundant in the Bible, Kautzsch has the space to dedicate a significant analysis. For linguists interested in how Aramaic influenced biblical Hebrew, as understood at the turn of the twentieth century, this little book will be of great value.
$34.80

Beiträge zur Semitischen Metrik

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 193
ISBN: 978-1-60724-289-5
This brief contribution to the discussion of Semitic metrics was written by a renowned scholar of biblical languages. Concentrating on the partial acrostic poem in Nahum 1.2-2.3, Bickell addresses the metrics of the piece. Laying out the text in Hebrew and in transliteration, Bickell gives his own translation along with his metrical observations. For anyone interested in the poetic structures of Semitic languages, particularly biblical Hebrew, this booklet will provide considerable insight.
$19.80

Index to the Great Texts of the Bible

Edited by James Hastings
Series: Analecta Gorgiana 187
ISBN: 978-1-60724-283-3
Hasting’s Great Texts of the Bible was a massive, twenty volume set of Bible Studies. Under each biblical book comments were added to the lections in order to provide homiletical support. Conscientious about the difficulty of locating material in a resource of about 10,000 pages, Hastings had an index prepared. Knowing that clergy and biblical scholars tend to seek subjects for study, the index was prepared as an alphabetical index rather than a simple scriptural one. Such a resource retains its value for those who continue to use the extensive commentary that Hastings edited. This little index will be helpful to anyone following in Hasting’s impressive footsteps.
$29.40

Brief Grammar and Vocabulary of the Kurdish Language of the Hakari District

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 522
ISBN: 978-1-61719-037-7
Samuel A. Rhea created a brief vocabulary and grammar while doing missionary work with the Kurds. His goal in creating a Kurdish grammar was to translate the Old and New Testaments into Kurdish.
$23.40

Die mittelalterliche Überlieferung des Psalterium iuxta Hebraeos von Hieronymus und semitische Kenntnisse im Abendland

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 471
ISBN: 978-1-60724-926-9
Arthur Allgeier presents a survey of medieval translations of the Psalms in comparison with the translations of Jerome’s Psalterium iuxta Hebraeos in order to contrast the use of the underlying Hebrew text in the translation.
$22.80

De dialectorum linguae Syriacae reliquiis

Evidence for Syriac Dialects
Series: Analecta Gorgiana 457
ISBN: 978-1-60724-895-8
In this brief work, Larsow discusses the evidence for Syriac dialects, other than the well-known eastern and western varieties, and he especially makes use of material from the lexica of Bar Ali and Bar Bahlul.
$22.20

Arabic-Syriac Dictionary

ISBN: 978-1-60724-262-8
This book is a reprint of Murad’s Arabic-Syriac dictionary, the first such dictionary ever composed, and the only work of the author. The present volume extends from the letter alif to the beginning of the letter sin; the second half of the dictionary has unfortunately been lost. For each Arabic word given, a number of Syriac equivalents are recorded. The dictionary also gives Syriac equivalents to Arabic idioms.
$162.00

Cuneiform Lexical Miscellany

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 115
ISBN: 978-1-60724-047-1
The cuneiform terms for sport introduce these studies on a variety of topics dealing with Akkadian and Sumerian lexicography. Other essays include an exploration of a cuneiform description of a volcanic eruption, the Assyrian words pâtu (blowy), pâţu (brim), miţpânu (longbow), talîmu (full brother), budulxu (bdellium), zâzu (halve), marçu (sick and arduous), xamâdu (to help), napšu (lust), and kamâsu, kanâšu, and qamâçu. Semitic and Classical descriptions of naphtha and asphalt, and a study of the cuneiform name of the home of ‘Omar Khayyâm are included. Sumerian lexicography is not neglected, with explorations of nimur (salt, smoke, salt-swamp), and azalak (fuller).
$28.80

Persische, Armenische und Indische Wörter im Syrischen

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 87
ISBN: 978-1-60724-006-8
Turning his keen linguistic eye toward various influences on the Syriac language, Lagarde he addresses the various Persian, Armenian, and Indic words that occur in Syriac literature. Arranged alphabetically according to the Syriac spelling of the words, Lagarde ably addresses 222 loan words with frequently detailed entries tracing roots of the words back through their linguistic pedigree. For the scholar of comparative Semitic philology who is interested in the wider background and origins of these specific words, this booklet will prove to be a powerful and much-used tool.
$29.40

A Catalogue of the Arabic, Persian and Hindustany Manuscripts

Of the Libraries of the King of Oudh
Edited by A. Sprenger
ISBN: 978-1-60724-304-5
The full title of this work indicates the scope of its contents: A Catalogue of the Arabic, Persian and Hindustany Manuscripts of the Libraries of the King of Oudh, Compiled by Order of the Government of India. This first volume was the only part of the project completed by editor Aloys Sprenger, and it contains the Persian and Hindustani poetry. This catalogue includes biographies of Persian and Urdu poets, a chapter of works of Persian poets, and a brief chapter on the work of Hindustani poets, which concludes the works.
$149.40

Relativpronomen und Relativsatz im Assyrischen

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 94
ISBN: 978-1-60724-013-6
In this study on relative pronouns and relative sentences in Assyrian, Kraetzschmar begins with the origin and demonstrative use of relative pronouns, noting the primary position of ša as a genitive and a preposition. Kraetzschmar also addresses relative sentences without ša. He also addresses the conjunctive relative sentence in Akkadian, considering subjective, objective, and sentences with time and syllogistic elements. Although a technical study, this exploration into a key form of expression in the burgeoning era of Akkadian studies will still find a place in libraries of specialists in Mesopotamian languages.
$27.00

Coptic Collection

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 90
ISBN: 978-1-60724-009-9
This set of essays originate in Lagarde’s printed collection Orientalia. The first contribution to this booklet is Lagarde’s analysis of the Coptic manuscripts of the Göttingen library. In addition to describing the manuscripts, he provides data concerning the content, including the biblical passages slated for various liturgical seasons, in keeping with the character of the material. To this is attached an article on selections of the Coptic translation of the Old Testament. Here annotated extracts of the Bible are presented in their original Coptic script, along with relevant apparatus by the author.
$31.80

Oriental Codices of Lund University Library

Codices Orientales Bibliothecae Regiae Universitatis Lundensis
ISBN: 978-1-59333-893-0
As the title of the volume ably indicates, this historical catalogue is a record of the Oriental codices in the library of the Royal University of Lund. After a brief introduction in Latin he divides the materials into different religious or language groups, beginning with Islamic materials, the largest category. Hebrew, Syriac, and Sabaean codices complete the collection.
$83.40

Alfabetische Akrosticha in der syrischen Kirchenpoesie

Translation and Introduction by Bruno Kirschner
Series: Analecta Gorgiana 425
ISBN: 978-1-60724-716-6
Bruno Kirschner publishes here the Syriac text of seven full acrostic Sogiatha hymns and accompanies each with a brief introduction and a German translation. Kirschner also includes a general introduction to acrostic poetry in the Syriac tradition.
$33.60

Der Nomokanon Miha'ils von Malig

Translation and Introduction by Franz Cöln
Series: Analecta Gorgiana 424
ISBN: 978-1-60724-715-9
The Nomocanons of the Eastern Orthodox traditions are valuable historical sources for the church traditions they represent. Franz Cöln presents here the collated text of a Nomocanon attributed to Miha’il of Malig and preserved in Garshuni and Arabic manuscripts.
$79.80

A Syriac Lexicon

A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann’s Lexicon Syriacum
ISBN: 978-1-60724-620-6
The second edition of Carl Brockelmann’s Lexicon Syriacum, published in 1928, is a highly reputable Syriac dictionary. However, its Latin language and the ordering of words according to triliteral Semitic roots make its use difficult for most students and scholars. This revised edition by Sokoloff renders meanings in English, arranges words alphabetically, and includes many useful tools on a CD.
$104.65

The Ostraca of the Coptic Museum in Old Cairo, Egypt

Compiled by S. Kent Brown
Series: Gorgias Handbooks 13
ISBN: 978-1-60724-014-3
The Ostraca of the Coptic Museum, written on pottery pieces, limestone flakes and wood, present the lives of ordinary people in their interactions with one another, and includes their economic and personal affairs. This volume is a catalog of the 1,127 ostraca in the museum.
$107.40