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    Gorgias Press is pleased to offer the following books at a limited-copy pre-publication discount (only 20 copies per title are available at this discount).
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      Gorgias Press is pleased to offer the following books at a limited-copy pre-publication discount (only 20 copies per title are available at this discount). Both the current (pre-publication) price and the post-publication price are shown under each title.
       
      There is an additional 25% holiday discount (on top of the pre-publication discount) valid until December 26, 2002. This additional discount can be obtained by entering a special coupon code during checkout. Instructions are given during checkout.
       

       

      Budge, E.A.W. The Book of Governors: The Historia Monastica of Thomas of Marga A.D. 840
      Code: 1-59333-009-X Forthcoming
      Price: $80.00
      Available at pre-publication discount.
      Post Publication Price: $120.00, save $40 while copies last
      Format: Hardback
      Size (in): 6 x 9
      Volumes: 2
      Pages: vol. 1: ccv (introduction) + 409 (Syriac text); vol. 2: 732
      Maps/Plans: 1
      Publication Year: Forthcoming
      Brief Description: The first edition of the 9th century historical text of a prominent monk of the Church of the East.

      Budge, E.W. The History of Alexander the Great
      Code: 1-59333-011-1 Forthcoming
      Price: $65.00
      Available at pre-publication discount.
      Post Publication Price: $85, save $20 while copies last
      Format: Hardback
      Size (in): 6 x 9
      Pages: cxi + 291 (translation) + 275 (Syriac text)
      Publication Year: Forthcoming
      Brief Description: The Syriac version, with English translation, of the Pseudo-Callisthenes, or History of Alexander. Includes a Syriac-English glossary, English index, and Syriac index.

      Budge, E. W. The Histories of Rabban Hormizd the Persian and Rabban Bar `Idta
      Code: 1-59333-012-X Forthcoming
      Price: $80.00
      Available at pre-publication discount.
      Post Publication Price: $120, save $40 while copies last
      Format: Hardback
      Size (in): 6 x 9
      Volumes: 3 (bound in 2)
      Pages: vol. 1: xv + 202 (Syriac text); vol. 2: xlii + 514
      Publication Year: Forthcoming
      Brief Description: Describes the lives of two founders of great monasteries which became centers for the teaching of doctrine and asceticism at a critical period in the history of the Church of the East.

      Margoliouth, Jessie P. Extracts from the Ecclesiastical History of John Bishop of Ephesus
      Code: 1-59333-015-4 Forthcoming
      Price: $28.00
      Available at pre-publication discount.
      Post Publication Price: $35.00, save $7 while copies last
      Format: Paperback
      Size (in): 6 x 9
      Pages: vii + 109
      Publication Year: Forthcoming
      Brief Description: The chronicle of a critical period in the history of the Syriac Orthodox Church, including grammatical, historical and geographical notes in English and German.

      Budge, E.W. The Laughable Stories Collected by Mar Gregory John Bar-Hebraeus
      Code: 1-59333-016-2 Forthcoming
      Price: $50.00
      Available at pre-publication discount.
      Post Publication Price: $68.00, save $18 while copies last
      Format: Paperback
      Size (in): 6 x 9
      Pages: iv + 204 (translation) + 166 (Syriac text)
      Publication Year: Forthcoming
      Comments: Used copies usually sell for about $400.
      Brief Description: The first complete edition, containing 727 "laughable stories", of Bar-Hebraeus's humorous stories. It was "the child of the compiler's old age, and says much for the broadmindedness and versatility of the learned Bar-Hebraeus.

      Maclean, A. J. Dictionary of the Dialects of Vernacular Syriac
      Code: 1-59333-017-0 Forthcoming
      Price: $48.00
      Available at pre-publication discount.
      Post Publication Price: $58, save $10 while copies last
      Format: Hardback
      Size (in): 6 x 9
      Pages: xxii + 334
      Publication Year: Forthcoming
      Brief Description: The main Neo-Aramaic - English dictionary for the dialects spoken by the "Eastern Syrians [Assyrians & Chaldeans]", including illustrations from the dialects of the Jews of Zakhu and Azerbaijan, and of the Western Syrians of Tur Abdin and Ma'lula.

      Maclean, A. J. Grammar of the Dialects of Vernacular Syriac
      Code: 1-59333-018-9 Forthcoming
      Price: $48.00
      Available at pre-publication discount.
      Post Publication Price: $58, save $10 while copies last
      Format: Hardback
      Size (in): 6 x 9
      Pages: xix + 364
      Publication Year: Forthcoming
      Brief Description: The primary grammatical reference for the Neo-Aramaic dialects "spoken by the Eastern Syrians [modern Assyrians & Chaldeans] of
      Kurdistan, North-West Persia, and the Plain of Mosul". Includes notices of the dialects of the Jews of Azerbaijan & Zakhu.

      Gottheil, R. A Treatise on Syriac Grammar by Mar Elia of Sobha
      Code: 1-59333-019-7 Forthcoming
      Price: $38.00
      Available at pre-publication discount.
      Post Publication Price: $48.00, save $10 while copies last
      Format: Paperback
      Size (in): 6 x 9
      Pages: 47 (translation) + 71 (notes) + 44 (Syriac text)
      Publication Year: Forthcoming
      Brief Description: One of the main sources from which the famous Bar Hebraeus might have drawn his knowledge of Syriac grammar to write his semhe. This book is not only important for the history of Syriac grammars, but can be used to learn grammar itself.

      Stoddard, D. T. Grammar of Modern Syriac Language as Spoken in Urmia, Persia, and Kurdistan
      Code: 1-59333-020-0 Forthcoming
      Price: $38.00
      Available at pre-publication discount.
      Post Publication Price: $48, save $10 while copies last
      Format: Paperback
      Size (in): 6 x 9
      Pages: ii + 188
      Publication Year: Forthcoming
      Brief Description: A detailed grammar, with extensive vocabulary, of the Neo-Aramaic dialect as spoken in Urmia, by a missionary of the American Board in
      Persia.

      Cureton, William. The Festal Letters of Athanasius
      Code: 1-59333-021-9 Forthcoming
      Price: $38.00
      Available at pre-publication discount.
      Post Publication Price: $48.00, save $10 while copies last
      Format: Paperback
      Size (in): 6 x 9
      Pages: lxii + 110 (Syriac text)
      Publication Year: Forthcoming
      Brief Description: The text of the long-lost Festal Letters of St. Athanasius, discovered by Cureton. The volume is dedicated to H.G. Francis, Duke of
      Bedford.


       

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      George Kiraz
       
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      George A. Kiraz, M.St. (Oxon), M.Phil., Ph.D. (Cantab)
      Gorgias Press
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      Fellow, Institute of Christian Oriental Research (The Catholic University of America)
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