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  • George Kiraz
    Gorgias Press just added about 100 new reprints to its catalogue on www.gorgiaspress.com. Following is a partial list concerning Syriac books. The full list of
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      Gorgias Press just added about 100 new reprints to its catalogue on www.gorgiaspress.com. Following is a partial list concerning Syriac books. The full list of books contains titles in Archaeology, Biblical Studies, Classics, History, Travel, etc. and can be accessed on www.gorgiaspress.com. All forthcoming books are available at a limited-copy pre-publication discount.
       
       

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      The Liturgy of the Holy Apostles Adai and Mari: Together with two additional liturgies to be said on certain feasts and other days; and The Order of Baptism. [Paperback; pp. 89; size 6 x 9 in; Forthcoming 2002 (reprint of the 1893 ed.); ISBN/Book No. 2002-32.] . An English translation of the liturgy still in use in the Church of the East, the Chaldean Church and the Syro-Malabar Church.

      Forthcoming

      $15.00
      (post-publication price $19.00)

      Assemani, Joseph. Bibliotheca Orientalis Clementino-Vaticana: An Encyclopedia of Syriac Authors [Cloth; volums 4; pp. ca. 2000; illustrations 1; size 9 x 12 in; 2002 (reprint from the 1719-1728 edition); ISBN/Book No. S-1-931956-23-5.] . The largest encyclopedia of Syriac writers ever compiled, and the standard in the field.

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      $450.00

       

      Assemani, Joseph. De Catholicis seu Patriarchis Chaldaerum et Nestorianorum Commentatius [Paperback; volums 2 (bound in 1); pp. lxxxiv + 270 + xii + 32; size 6 x 9 in; Forthcoming (from the 1775 ed.); ISBN/Book No. 2002-50.]

      Forthcoming

      $60.00
      (post-publication price $68.00)

       

      Barsoum, Aphram I. History of Syriac Literature and Sciences [Cloth; pp. ca. 680; size 6 x 9 in; Forthcoming 2002; ISBN/Book No. 1-931956-04-9.] . The only history of Syriac literature to make use of hundreds of manuscripts from the east, most of which were destroyed during WW1.

      In-Press

      $45.00

      Bell, Gertrude. Amurath to Amurath: A Journey Along the Banks of the Euphrates [Paperback; pp. xvii + 370; maps/plans 1 folded; illustrations over 250 photos; size 6 x 9 in; 2002 (reprint from the 1924 2nd ed.); ISBN/Book No. 0-9715986-9-X.] . A fascinating journey to the ruins and cities along the Euphrates.

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      $45.00

       

      Bonus, Alberto. Collation of the Old Syriac Codex of Lewis and Cureton with the Peshitta [Paperback; pp. ix + 95; size 8.25 x 11 in; Forthcoming (from the 1896 ed.); ISBN/Book No. 2002-48.]

      Forthcoming

      $42.00
      (post-publication price $50)

       

      Brightman, F. E. Eastern Liturgies [Paperback; pp. civ + 603; size 6 x 9 in; Forthcoming 2002 (reprint from the 1846 ed.); ISBN/Book No. 2002-19.] . A classic in liturgical studies, containing the variuos traditions of the Eastern Churches.

      In-Press

      $54.40
      (post-publication price $68.00)

      Brock, Sebastian. The Bible in the Syriac Tradition (Syriac translation by E. Aydin): Translated from English into Syriac by Eugene Aydin [Paperback; pp. xii + 147; size 6 x 9 in; 2002; ISBN/Book No. 1-931956-15-4.]

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      $24.00

       

      Browning, Robert. Justinian and Theodora [Paperback; pp. 189; illustrations 18; size 6 x 9 in in; Forthcoming 2002 (reprint of the 1987 revised edition); ISBN/Book No. 2002-35.] . The story of the peasant's son who became an emperor and the dissolute actress (but the daughter of a priest according to Eastern sources) whom he placed on the throne beside him in one of the great romances of history.

      Forthcoming

      $28.00

      Burkitt, F. C.Early Christianity Outside the Roman Empire [Paperback; pp. 89; size 5.5 x 8.5 in; 2002 (reprint from the 1909 ed.); ISBN/Book No. 1-931956-06-5.] . Valuable lectures on early eastern Christianity in Syria and Mesopotamia. Talks about Afrahat, Bardaisan and the Acts of Judas Thomas.

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      $14.95

       

      Burkitt, F.C. Evangelion Da-Mepharreshe, The Curetonian Version ...: The Curetonian Version of the Four Gospels, with the readings of the Sinai Palimpsest, and the early Syriac Patristic evidence [Paperback; volums 2; pp. vol 1: xix + 556; vol 2: vii + 322; illustrations 4; size 6 x 9 in; Forthcoming (from the 1904 ed.); ISBN/Book No. 2002-52.] . The standard edition of the Curetonian manuscript, with the Sinai text in the footnotes.

      Forthcoming

      $95.00
      (post-publication price $120.00)

       

      Chase, F.H. The Old Syriac Element in the Text of Codex Bezae [Paperback; pp. xiii + 159; size 6 x 9 in; Forthcoming (from the 1893 ed.); ISBN/Book No. 2002-57.] . An investigation into the character of the text conatined in Codex Bezae and Codex Laudianus.

      Forthcoming

      $30.00
      (post-publication price $35.00)

       

      Chase, F.H. The Syro-Latin Text of the Gospels [Paperback; pp. x + 148; size 6 x 9 in; Forthcoming (from the 1895 ed.); ISBN/Book No. 2002-58.] . A sequal to The Old Syriac Element in the text of Codex Bezae (also available from Gorgias Press) the purpose of which is to show that "assimilation to Old Syriac texts was a predominant factor in the formation of the Greek and Latin Western text.

      Forthcoming

      $30.00
      (post-publication price $35.00)

       

      Connolly and Codrington. Two Commentaries on the Jacobite Liturgy: By George Bishop of the Arab Tribes and Moses Bar Kepha: Together with the Syriac Anaphora of St. James and a Document Entitled The Book of Life [Paperback; pp. xi + 130 + 132 (Syriac text); size 6 x 9 in; Forthcoming; ISBN/Book No. 2002-37.] . Syriac text and translation of important liturgical texts and commentaries.

      Forthcoming

      $30.00
      (post-publication price $42.00)

       

      Cooper, James. The Testament of Our Lord [Paperback; pp. 269; size 6 x 9 in; Forthcoming (from the 1902 ed.); ISBN/Book No. 2002-72.] . Cooper gives an English translation on an ancient Syriac document giving the Testament of Christ.

      Forthcoming

      $28.00
      (post-publication price $35.00)

       

      Cureton, Remains of a Very Ancient Recension of the Four Gospels in Syriac [Paperback; pp. xcv + 87 (English translation) + 100 (Syriac text); size 8 x 11 in; Forthcoming (from the 1858 ed.); ISBN/Book No. 2002-53.] . The first edition of the Curetonian Old Syriac manuscript, then believed by its editor to be the very words of Christ.

      Forthcoming

      $60.00
      (post-publication price $75.00)

       

      Cureton, William. Ancient Syriac Documents [Paperback; pp. xiv + 196 + [112 Syriac text]; size 6 x 9 in; Forthcoming; ISBN/Book No. 2002-40.] . An important edtiion of early Christian documents from the Syriac tradition.

      Forthcoming

      $40.00
      (post-publication price $48.00)

      Curzon, Robert. Ancient Monasteries of the East, Or The Monasteries of the Levant [Paperback; pp. xxiii + 390; illustrations 17; size 6 x 9 in; 2001 (reprint from the 1849 ed.); ISBN/Book No. 0-9713097-4-4.] . An account of Curzon's travels between 1834 and 1837 to collect ancient manuscripts.

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      $24.95

      Drower, E. The Mandaeans of Iraq and Iran: Their Cults, Customs, Magic Legends, and Folklore: With a New Introduction by Jorunn J. Buckley [Paperback; pp. xxvi + 438; illustrations 29; size 6 x 9 in; Forthcoming 2002 (reprint from the Oxford 1937 ed.); ISBN/Book No. 1-931956-49-9.]

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      $65.00

      Fortescue, Adrian. The Eastern Churches Trilogy (Set: 3 volumes) [Paperback; volums 3; pp. xv + 468; xix + 451;; illustrations 18; size 6 x 9 in; 2001 (reprint from the 1921-1929 ed.); ISBN/Book No. S-0-9715986-2-2.] . The most readable and authoritative sources of information about the churches to the east of Rome.

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      $69.95

      Gibson, Margaret. How the Codex Was Found: ... Two Visits to Sinai From Mrs. Lewis's Journal [Paperback; pp. [v] + 141; illustrations 2; size 5.5 x 8.5 in; 2001 (reprint from the 1893 ed.); ISBN/Book No. 0-9713097-9-5.] . A vibrant tale of two journeys to St. Catharine’s Monastery in Mount Sinai that lead to the discovery of an ancient codex containing an old version of the Syriac Gospels.

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      $14.95

      Grant, Asahel. The Nestorians or the Lost Tribe: With a New Introduction by By H.L. Murre-van den Berg [Paperback; pp. [iii] + x + 338; size 6 x 9 in; 2002 (reprint from the 1841 ed.); ISBN/Book No. 1-931956-07-3.] . A valuable resource on the 'Nestorian' Christians in the early 1800s.

      Published

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