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  1. Yemeni Manuscript Cultures in Peril

    Yemeni Manuscript Cultures in Peril [Hardback]

    Sabine Schmidtke (Editor); Hassan Ansari (Editor)

    £38.00

    ISBN: 9781463242022
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Gorgias Handbooks
    Volume: 49
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    The most significant and by far largest collections of Zaydi manuscripts are housed by the many public and private libraries of Yemen, an endangered cultural heritage tradition, currently at risk due to the conflict and warfare in Yemen. The contr... .... Learn More
  2. Script and Society

    Script and Society: The Social Context of Writing Practices in Late Bronze Age Ugarit [Hardback]

    Philip J. Boyes (Author)

    £50.00

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    ISBN: 9781789255836
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Contexts of and Relations Between Early Writing Systems
    Volume: 3
    By the 13th century BC, the Syrian city of Ugarit hosted an extremely diverse range of writing practices. As well as two main scripts – alphabetic and logographic cuneiform - the site has also produced inscriptions in a wide range of scripts and l... .... Learn More
  3. Scribal Habits in Near Eastern Manuscript Traditions

    Scribal Habits in Near Eastern Manuscript Traditions [Hardback]

    George Kiraz (Editor); Sabine Schmidtke (Editor)

    £85.00

    ISBN: 9781463241957
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Texts and Studies
    Volume: 23
    This volume brings together contributions by scholars focussing on peritextual elements as found in Middle Eastern manuscripts: dots and various other symbols that mark vowels, intonation, readings aids, and other textual markers; marginal notes a... .... Learn More
  4. Beth Qaṭraye

    Beth Qaṭraye: A Lexical and Toponymical Survey [Hardback]

    Mario Kozah (Author); George Kiraz (Author); Abdulrahim Abu-Husayn (Author); Haya Thani (Author); Saif Al-Murikhi (Author)

    £74.00

    ISBN: 9781463241391
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Gorgias Eastern Christian Studies
    Volume: 58
    This volume presents and analyzes information on the pre-Islamic and early Islamic historical geography and toponyms of the Beth Qaṭraye region as well as newly discovered vocabulary from a language referred to as Qaṭrāyīth (“in Qatari”) used by i... .... Learn More
  5. An Inventory of Syriac Texts Published from Manuscripts in the British Library

    An Inventory of Syriac Texts Published from Manuscripts in the British Library [Hardback]

    Sebastian Brock (Author)

    £115.00

    ISBN: 9781463242145
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Gorgias Handbooks
    Volume: 50
    The British Library possesses one of the most important collections of Syriac manuscripts in the world, with large numbers dating back to the second half of the first millennium CE. The publication of important Syriac texts from these manuscripts ... .... Learn More
  6. The Syriac and Arabic Lexicon of Hasan Bar Bahlul (Olaph-Dolath)

    The Syriac and Arabic Lexicon of Hasan Bar Bahlul (Olaph-Dolath) [Hardback]

    Mario Kozah (Editor); George Kiraz (Editor); Haya Thani (Editor); Abdulrahim Abu-Husayn (Editor); Saif Al-Murikhi (Editor)

    £43.00

    ISBN: 9781463241018
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Beth Qaṭraye was an important cultural, linguistic and religious crossroads in the pre- and early Islamic periods. In this reissue of a facsimile edition of Duval’s edition of Bar Bahlul’s lexicon, Duval’s Latin introductory material has been tran... .... Learn More
  7. The Syriac and Arabic Lexicon of Hasan Bar Bahlul (He-Mim)

    The Syriac and Arabic Lexicon of Hasan Bar Bahlul (He-Mim) [Hardback]

    Mario Kozah (Editor); George Kiraz (Editor); Haya Thani (Editor); Abdulrahim Abu-Husayn (Editor); Saif Al-Murikhi (Editor)

    £27.00

    ISBN: 9781463241032
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Beth Qaṭraye was an important cultural, linguistic and religious crossroads in the pre- and early Islamic periods. In this reissue of a facsimile edition of Duval’s edition of Bar Bahlul’s lexicon, Duval’s Latin introductory material has been tran... .... Learn More
  8. The Syriac and Arabic Lexicon of Hasan Bar Bahlul (Nun-Taw)

    The Syriac and Arabic Lexicon of Hasan Bar Bahlul (Nun-Taw) [Hardback]

    Mario Kozah (Editor); George Kiraz (Editor); Haya Thani (Editor); Abdulrahim Abu-Husayn (Editor); Saif Al-Murikhi (Editor)

    £27.00

    ISBN: 9781463241131
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Beth Qaṭraye was an important cultural, linguistic and religious crossroads in the pre- and early Islamic periods. In this reissue of a facsimile edition of Duval’s edition of Bar Bahlul’s lexicon, Duval’s Latin introductory material has been tran... .... Learn More
  9. The Syriac Dot

    The Syriac Dot: A Short History [Paperback]

    George Kiraz (Author)

    £43.00

    ISBN: 9781463241001
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    The dot is used for everything in Syriac from tense to gender, number, and pronunciation, and unsurprisingly represents one of the biggest obstacles to learning the language.

    Using inscriptions, early grammars, and experiments with modern... .... Learn More
  10. The Provincial Archaeology of the Assyrian Empire

    The Provincial Archaeology of the Assyrian Empire [Hardback]

    John MacGinnis (Editor); Dick Wicke (Editor); Tina Greenfield (Editor)

    Regular Price: £80.00

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    ISBN: 9781902937748
    Published by : McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research
    The Assyrian empire was in its day the greatest empire the world had ever seen. Building on the expansion of the Middle Assyrian state in the late second millennium BC, the opening centuries of the first millennium witnessed a resurgence which led... .... Learn More

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