Texts and Studies is a series of monographs devoted to the study of Biblical and Patristic texts. Maintaining the highest scholarly standards, the series includes critical editions, studies of primary sources, and analyses of textual traditions.
Kiraz Historic Travels Archive is a series of reprints of historic travelogues from travelers to regions of high antiquity: North Africa, Western and West-Central Asia. Glimpses into a forgotten world, these journals show us many of the roots of our own present-day civilization.
La Turquie D'Asie is a series published by The Isis Press, Istanbul. Gorgias Press is joining with Isis to make these titles readily available in the western hemisphere.
Les Cahiers du Bosphore is a series published by The Isis Press, Istanbul. Gorgias Press is joining with Isis to make these titles readily available in the western hemisphere.
Syriac scholars of the past produced works that are still useful to today's syriacists. This series gathers reprints of their articles in thematic volumes, accompanied by an introduction and an up-to-date bibliography presenting the state of the art.
This series contains titles from monastic and ascetical writers throughout the history of monasticism. Both Eastern and Western Christian saints and ascetics are featured as the writers of these classics of spirituality that explore various aspects of the cenobitic and eremitic lifestyles. Ancient and contemporary exemplars of the monastic ideal are the subjects and contributors to this series dedicated to the benefits of religious orders.
A publication of the St. Ephrem Ecumenical Research Institute (SEERI), the Moran Etho series provides short monographs and tools for the study of Syriac Christianity in all its traditions.
This series publishes works of interest to the members and friends of the Archdiocese of the Syriac Orthodox Church in the Eastern United States.
A co-publication with The Isis Press, Istanbul, the series consists of collections of thematic essays focused on Ottoman diplomatic history from the late eighteenth century until the early twentieth century.
The series provides facsimile editions of the Syriac and Garshuni manuscripts held at the George A. Kiraz private library, or from photocopied or digital images of manuscripts currently in other collections but inaccessible. Whenever color images are available, the editions are produced here in color as well.
This series of the Archdiocese of the Syriac Orthodox Church for the Eastern United States provides text editions of liturgical books in Syriac, English, and Arabic. The texts are drawn from the received tradition as practiced by the Syriac Orthodox Church.
Syriac Manuscripts from Malabar makes available to scholarship precious Syriac manuscripts from Kerala, India, in facsimile editions. The volumes are printed on heavy paper and bound in deluxe cloth. Whenever possible, an accompanying CD gives the images in color. Each volume contains a detailed introduction by a specialist.
The Syriac Studies Library brings back to active circulation major reference works in the field of Syriac studies, including dictionaries, grammars, text editions, manuscript catalogues, and monographs. The books were reproduced from originals at The Catholic University of America, one of the largest collections of Eastern Christianity in North America. The project is a collaboration between CUA, Beth Mardutho: The Syriac Institute, and Brigham Young University.
Turāth (Arabic for “heritage”) is a textual series of the Arabic and Islamic tradition. The books reproduced here are chosen from the best original editions possible. The series covers a wide range of subject including, but not limited to, literature, theology, law, and history.
The Kiraz Theological Archive brings back to active circulation carefully selected rare classics which are essentials for the shelves of every theological library. The selections include tools for scholars, but also general theological works of interest to general readers.
Kiraz References Archive intends to keep valued reference works from the nineteenth century and earlier in circulation. This series will include reference works that have made an impact on the historical understanding of the present day, and which, despite their age, have continued to be utilized by scholars.
Kiraz Manuscript Archive is a series of monographs and reference works that focus on the ancient and medieval production of manuscripts, both in the East and the West.
This series provides a venue for studies about liturgies as well as books containing various liturgies. Making liturgical studies available to those who wish to learn more about their own worship and practice or about the traditions of other religious groups, this series includes works on service music, the daily offices, services for special occasions, and the sacraments.
Kiraz Jewish Studies Archive brings back to academia standard works in Jewish Studies, which remain very desirable among scholars in the field, written in English, German and Hebrew. The first volumes in the series are works from the 19th and early 20th century scholars of the Wissenschaft des Judentums and their followers. Each title is reproduced from the original, with a new introduction by a contemporary scholar.
Kiraz Historical Grammars Archive is a series intended to revive many of the classic grammars of ancient languages. These essential tools are becoming increasingly scarce, and yet they preserve many unparalleled insights into the languages they serve. Gorgias Press is pleased to bring them back into circulation.
The difficulty of locating historical dictionaries has long been a source of frustration for scholars. Gorgias Press seeks to address this difficulty by the introduction of a series of historic dictionaries.
Kiraz Historical Catalogues Archive is a series that makes available the academic catalogues of manuscript collections of ancient western Asia. Often tucked away in major research libraries, these catalogues are of great value to the general scholar in the field for their comprehensive listings of rare materials and sources.
Kiraz Commentaries Archive is a series that seeks to reprint historically important biblical commentaries. Rather than seeking to cover each book of the Bible as a standard commentary series would do, this series strives to bring back to the community of biblical scholars works that have had impact on subsequent biblical studies but which have been difficult to locate for decades or more because they have gone out of print.
Kiraz Classic Archaeological Reprints is a series dedicated to making historic contributions to the field of archaeology, particularly in Ancient Western Asia, available to scholars. The titles in this series are generally selected from the early days of excavation in the Levant and Mesopotamia, although significant contributions of a more recent vintage may also be included.
Kiraz Chronicles Archive makes available rare publications of historical texts from the ancient and medieval worlds. Texts are given in the original language, and, when available, in an English translation.
The Christian Arabic Studies Library brings back to active circulation major reference works in the field of Christian Arabic studies, including dictionaries, grammars, text editions, manuscript catalogues, and monographs. Many of the books were reproduced from originals at The Catholic University of America, one of the largest collections of Eastern Christianity in North America.
A co-publication with The Isis Press, Istanbul, the series consists of collections of thematic essays focused on specific themes of Ottoman and Turkish studies. These scholarly volumes address important issues throughout Turkish history, offering in a single volume the accumulated insights of a single author over a career of research on the subject.
The series contains reprints from rare books that once belonged to the Abrohom Nuro library. These books can hardly be found in Western university libraries. The content is primarily on Syriac studies and Eastern Christianity.
Analecta Gorgiana is a collection of long essays and short monographs which are consistently cited by modern scholars but previously difficult to find because of their original appearance in obscure publications. Carefully selected by a team of scholars based on their relevance to modern scholarship, these essays can now be fully utilized by scholars and proudly owned by libraries.